Mies Van Der Rohe

Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe, Aquisgrana 1886 – Chicago,1969

Received his first experience working under Peter Behrens (like Gropius and Le Corbusier) and later was influenced by the de Stijl movement. In 1930 he was appointed Director of Bauhaus, Annes Meier, and remained there till succeeding closure. He was not only the creator of revolutionary buildings but also the creator of furniture specially designed to fit these buildings. To name a few: a building in the suburbs of Stuttgart “Weissenhof” (1927), a German Pavilion at the Barcelona International Exhibition (1929) and the Tugendhat house in Brno for which extremely refined and elegant chairs and armchairs were designed.