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Mies van der Rohe at work.

Author: Peter Carter
Publisher: New York, Praeger [1974]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Carter, Peter, 1927-
Mies van der Rohe at work.
New York, Praeger [1974]
(OCoLC)643543209
Named Person: Ludwig Mies van der Rohe; Ludwig Mies van der Rohe; Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Carter
OCLC Number: 627943
Description: 196 pages illustrations 25 x 30 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Structural and spatial concepts. Three projects: Glass skyscraper, Concrete office building, Brick country house ; Two seminal buildings: Barcelona Pavilion, Tugendhat House ; Projects 1931-8: Court houses, Resor House, Brussels Pavilion ; Structural and spatial concepts --
summary --
3. Three building types. High-rise skeleton frame buildings: Office buildings, Apartment buildings, Three skin solutions, Scale, 860 Lake Shore Drive apartments, Commonwealth Promenade apartments, Colonnade Apartments, Seagram Building, Toronto Dominion Bank Tower, U.S. Courthouse and Federal Office Building ; Low-rise skeleton frame buildings: Metallurgical and Chemical Engineering Building at I.I.T., The Commons at I.I.T., Library and administration building ; Clear span buildings: Farnsworth House, Crown Hall at I.I.T., National Theater, Mannheim, New National Gallery, Berlin, Convention hall ; Structure, materials and detailing ; Three building types --
summary (including a note on building costs) --
4. Urban spaces. Illinois Institute of Technology : a campus in the city ; 860 Lake Shore Drive Apartments ; Lafayette Park ; Seagram Building ; Home Federal Savings and Loan Association of Des Moines ; Chicago Federal Center ; Toronto-Dominion Center ; Westmount Square ; A new city square and office tower in the city of London ; Plaza detailing ; Landscaping ; Urban spaces --
summary --
5. Education of architects --
6. Conclusion --
Biographical notes --
Buildings and projects.

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