Posts Tagged ‘IIT’

More than 100 members of the IIT community turned out for a coffee tasting last month at Global Grounds to select a custom blend for the campus coffee shop. The winner was Mies van der Roast, a blend of a deep, creamy coffee from Southeast Asia and a bright and nutty coffee from South America. […]


Picturing Mies

28Jun10

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 […]


The art of one of the 20th century’s most important artists will inhabit the building of one of the 20th century’s most important architects. Hundreds of Andy Warhol’s Silver Clouds will float inside the vast space of Mies van der Rohe’s S. R. Crown Hall this summer, creating a lively installation. Filled with helium, Andy […]