Crown Hall

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Crown Hall came about on the IIT University grounds in Chicago in 1950-56. Mies disturbed the order characteristic for the entire IIT complex with his building for the faculty of architecture. The construction principle for Crown Hall bears similarities with Farnsworth House, on a monumental scale, however. Mies, himself, referred to the work as his “finest work”. The concept of the free arrangement of the space was perfectly accomplished here.


Simultaneous events

1955 Physiotherapy Centre

Physiotherapy Centre

The house was designated for the use of the Brno Faculty Children's Hospital as a physiotherapy centre for children with spine defects. read more


1955 Engineering Exhibition

Engineering Exhibition

The 1st Exhibition of Czechoslovak Engineering took place at the Brno exhibition grounds. Its success was the impulse for new investment activity on the area of the exhibition grounds. read more