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architizer:

Happy 118th Birthday, You are Mies’d! In celebration, we look at some of his architectural masterpieces and see how they’re holding up. Read more. 

architizer:

Happy 118th Birthday, You are Mies’d! In celebration, we look at some of his architectural masterpieces and see how they’re holding up. Read more

lusal:

Mies van der Rohe, Postcard by Fundació Mies van der Rohe, Barcelona. 
Excavation of foundation, Barcelona pavilion.

Mies van der Rohe, from www.tugendhat.eu 
Original steel casing for the round dining table leg. Tugendhat villa, Brno.

(via Icon : Synechdoche - a collection of details)

(via architectureofdoom)

architizeradmin:

Proposal for a Residential Highrise

architizeradmin:

Proposal for a Residential Highrise

miesdetroit365:

Mies’ Lafayette Park is featured in today’s ArchDaily Classics!

miesdetroit365:

Mies’ Lafayette Park is featured in today’s ArchDaily Classics!

miesdetroit365:

lafayette towers during changing weather


lafayette park detroit

miesdetroit365:

lafayette towers during changing weather

lafayette park detroit

(Source: Flickr / jlscha)

miesdetroit365:

enjoying the plaisance in spring

lafayette park detroit

mostlymies:

Happy 127th, MvdR! 

Photos of Mies with cake - cutting a Crown Hall cake at IIT - admiring a giant tower cake at the opening gala for Lafayette Park.

mostlymies:

Cover of Johnson’s 1947 MvdR monograph.

mostlymies:

Cover of Johnson’s 1947 MvdR monograph.

Mies van der Rohe Society | Blog: Mies T-shirt!

miesiit:

image

This shirt’s image mimics a design inside the McCormick Tribune Campus Center at Illinois Institute of Technology, whose campus was designed by Mies himself.

The image is by 2 x 4, and the shirts are available from IIT’s bookstore in the McCormick Tribune Campus Center, 3201 South…

unavidamoderna:

Cover of Architectural Forum, May 1960
Cover art by Ray Komai, based on Detroit’s Lafayette Park for the article “A Tower Plus Row Houses in Detroit” 

unavidamoderna:

Cover of Architectural Forum, May 1960

Cover art by Ray Komai, based on Detroit’s Lafayette Park for the article “A Tower Plus Row Houses in Detroit” 

One of our favorite photographs by Balthazar Korab.

miesdetroit365:

East Tower at Lafayette Park, Detroit, by Mies van der Rohe
Balthazar Korab, 1974 
Korab, one of the leading architectural photographers in the period after World War II, passed on January 15, 2013 in Royal Oak, Mich, at age 86. Mr. Korab’s archive is housed at the Library of Congress.

One of our favorite photographs by Balthazar Korab.

miesdetroit365:

East Tower at Lafayette Park, Detroit, by Mies van der Rohe

Balthazar Korab, 1974

Korab, one of the leading architectural photographers in the period after World War II, passed on January 15, 2013 in Royal Oak, Mich, at age 86. Mr. Korab’s archive is housed at the Library of Congress.

It’s great to see this photo today — on a day when the Detroit Works Project unveiled its Strategic Framework — and realizing that 50 years isn’t such a long time. Today’s residents sure are thankful that the designers behind Lafayette Park were thinking that far ahead.

miesdetroit365:

vintage photo of lafayette park detroit
i love this view looking into the city

It’s great to see this photo today — on a day when the Detroit Works Project unveiled its Strategic Framework — and realizing that 50 years isn’t such a long time. Today’s residents sure are thankful that the designers behind Lafayette Park were thinking that far ahead.

miesdetroit365:

vintage photo of lafayette park detroit

i love this view looking into the city

architizer:

Happy 118th Birthday, You are Mies’d! In celebration, we look at some of his architectural masterpieces and see how they’re holding up. Read more. 

architizer:

Happy 118th Birthday, You are Mies’d! In celebration, we look at some of his architectural masterpieces and see how they’re holding up. Read more

lusal:

Mies van der Rohe, Postcard by Fundació Mies van der Rohe, Barcelona. 
Excavation of foundation, Barcelona pavilion.

Mies van der Rohe, from www.tugendhat.eu 
Original steel casing for the round dining table leg. Tugendhat villa, Brno.

(via Icon : Synechdoche - a collection of details)

(via architectureofdoom)

architizeradmin:

Proposal for a Residential Highrise

architizeradmin:

Proposal for a Residential Highrise

miesdetroit365:

Mies’ Lafayette Park is featured in today’s ArchDaily Classics!

miesdetroit365:

Mies’ Lafayette Park is featured in today’s ArchDaily Classics!

miesdetroit365:

lafayette towers during changing weather


lafayette park detroit

miesdetroit365:

lafayette towers during changing weather

lafayette park detroit

(Source: Flickr / jlscha)

(Source: pizzaskin)

miesdetroit365:

enjoying the plaisance in spring

lafayette park detroit

mostlymies:

Happy 127th, MvdR! 

Photos of Mies with cake - cutting a Crown Hall cake at IIT - admiring a giant tower cake at the opening gala for Lafayette Park.

mostlymies:

Cover of Johnson’s 1947 MvdR monograph.

mostlymies:

Cover of Johnson’s 1947 MvdR monograph.

Mies van der Rohe Society | Blog: Mies T-shirt!

miesiit:

image

This shirt’s image mimics a design inside the McCormick Tribune Campus Center at Illinois Institute of Technology, whose campus was designed by Mies himself.

The image is by 2 x 4, and the shirts are available from IIT’s bookstore in the McCormick Tribune Campus Center, 3201 South…

(Source: detroit-diary)

unavidamoderna:

Cover of Architectural Forum, May 1960
Cover art by Ray Komai, based on Detroit’s Lafayette Park for the article “A Tower Plus Row Houses in Detroit” 

unavidamoderna:

Cover of Architectural Forum, May 1960

Cover art by Ray Komai, based on Detroit’s Lafayette Park for the article “A Tower Plus Row Houses in Detroit” 

One of our favorite photographs by Balthazar Korab.

miesdetroit365:

East Tower at Lafayette Park, Detroit, by Mies van der Rohe
Balthazar Korab, 1974 
Korab, one of the leading architectural photographers in the period after World War II, passed on January 15, 2013 in Royal Oak, Mich, at age 86. Mr. Korab’s archive is housed at the Library of Congress.

One of our favorite photographs by Balthazar Korab.

miesdetroit365:

East Tower at Lafayette Park, Detroit, by Mies van der Rohe

Balthazar Korab, 1974

Korab, one of the leading architectural photographers in the period after World War II, passed on January 15, 2013 in Royal Oak, Mich, at age 86. Mr. Korab’s archive is housed at the Library of Congress.

It’s great to see this photo today — on a day when the Detroit Works Project unveiled its Strategic Framework — and realizing that 50 years isn’t such a long time. Today’s residents sure are thankful that the designers behind Lafayette Park were thinking that far ahead.

miesdetroit365:

vintage photo of lafayette park detroit
i love this view looking into the city

It’s great to see this photo today — on a day when the Detroit Works Project unveiled its Strategic Framework — and realizing that 50 years isn’t such a long time. Today’s residents sure are thankful that the designers behind Lafayette Park were thinking that far ahead.

miesdetroit365:

vintage photo of lafayette park detroit

i love this view looking into the city

About:

The Mies van der Rohe Residential District is located in Detroit, Michigan in an area known as Lafayette Park and is comprised of Lafayette Towers, The Pavilion tower, and four independent cooperative residences comprised of 162 Town Houses and 24 Court Houses. On August 8, 1996, in recognition of its importance in the history of architecture and urban renewal, the 46-acre Mies van der Rohe Residential District was listed in the National Register of Historic Places. This website is maintained by a committee of residents from the Lafayette, Nicolet, Joliet, and Lasalle co-ops. Visit www.miesdetroit.org to learn more.