Posts Tagged ‘Mies van der Rohe’

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. […]

Block Cinema and the Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust are hosting a film series on America’s architectural heritage and the groundbreaking visionaries who defined it. Regular or Super, Joseph Hillel and Patrick Demers’ 2005 portrait of Mies, will be screened on November 6th. Find dates and show times for the entire series.

A recent article in the New York Times goes inside daily life at Lafayette Park, a residential development in Detroit that Mies designed in the late 1950s. Comprised of high rise buildings and townhouses, Lafayette Park represents the largest collection of Mies-designed buildings in the world and was added to the National Register of Historic […]

Hosted by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Modern Views: A Project to Benefit Farnsworth House and the Glass House asks “contemporary artists, architects and designers to continue one of the 20th Century’s great cultural dialogues—the historic exchange reflected in Mies van der Rohe’s Farsworth House and Philip Johnson’s Glass House.” This tongue-in-cheek interpretation of […]