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By Detlef Mertins

Unprecedented in scope and illustrated with greater than seven hundred unique drawings, plans, diagrams, and modern and archival photos, Mies by way of Detlef Mertins is the main definitive monograph ever released at the smooth grasp of structure Mies van der Rohe. Mertins’ wealthy and hugely readable textual content strains the cultured and highbrow context for all Mies’ paintings, with in–depth discussions of his most crucial initiatives. that includes many of the 20th century’s so much iconic constructions, resembling the Barcelona Pavilion in Spain, the Crown corridor at IIT, and the Seagram construction in manhattan, Mies paints a desirable portrait of the famed architect whose contribution to the fashionable city panorama can't be overlooked.

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