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Reminiscences of Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe : oral history, 1961.

Creator: Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig, 1886-1969
Project: Architecture project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript 78 leaves.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Scope and Contents

Youth, beginnings in architectural field; influences on his work; design for Stuttgart Housing Exhibition, 1927; work at Bauhaus, Nazi harassment; design of Illinois Institute of Technology buildings; importance of structure vs. mechanical elements in architecture; relationships of architecture and civilization; rectangular vs. fluid space. Includes discussions with James Marston, Bruce Graham, Philip Johnson, and Henry Heald regarding Mies van der Rohe and their relationships with him.


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