Friday, October 1, 2010

Graceland Cemetery: Tomb of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Tomb of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe..
Graceland Cemetery ..

Architect: Dirk Lohan

The flat slab of black granite was designed by his grandson Dirk Lohan. Mies came to Chicago from Germany to direct the architecture department of Armour Institute. It is now known as Illinois Institute of Technology. Mies steel-&-glass buildings revolutionized modern architecture and established the "International Style".

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