Picturing Mies


Last month, IIT’s student chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIAS) held a competition featuring “likenesses of Mies.” Judges included Justine Jentes (Director, Mies Society), Donna Robertson (Dean,  IIT College of Architecture), and several IIT faculty members. Congratulations to the winners, and a big round of applause to all who participated!

First place went to Michael Gillhouse:

Second place went to Marc Ghafoori:

Third place went to Edgar Rodriguez:

But really, all of the entries were outstanding for the creativity and affection expressed. Here are the rest of the likenesses.

From Emily Chen:

From Eric Cheng:

From Ivo Semerdjiev:

From Iyrna Yanyshyn:

From Jonathan Achs:

From Lulu Al-Awadhi:

And last—but far from least—from Mihee Choe:


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