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Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe

Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe
Aquisgrana, 1886 - Chicago, 1969

Mies Van Der Rohe was trained at the studio of Peter Behrens (like Gropius and Le Corbusier) and he flourished under the influence of De Stijl, he was in 1930 nominated as the Director of the Bauhaus, as the successor of Annes Meier, a position that he occupied until its closure. He was not only responsible for truly revolutionary building designs, but of the furnishings often conceived for the same. The development of the Stockholm suburb of \"Wessenhof\" (1927),the fitting of the German exhibition hall at the International Exhibition of Barcelona (1929), the Tugendhat House project in Brno all being characterized by chair and armchair designs of the highly refined elegance.