Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

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Mies left his wife Ada in 1921 who he never, however, divorced. Mies added the maiden name of his mother with the connecting article “van der”. He created fantastic projects for glazed skyscrapers with constructions on the principle of “skin and bones” in 1921-24.


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1921 Ernst Wiesner

Ernst Wiesner

The building of the Moravian Municipal Life Insurance Company on Mozartova street (Ernst Wiesner) is built in 1921-22. The Neo-Classical Revival symmetry of the windows and the high socle reflect the simplicity... read more