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Happy 126th birthday Mies van der Rohe!

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Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Today we celebrate the 126th birthday anniversary of Mies van der Rohe! The German-born American architect and educator convinced us all with his glass-and-steel buildings that “less is more“. Mies helped defined modern architecture and is known as one of the 20th century’s greatest architects.

To celebrate we have changed our logo to a Mies doodle, inspired by the Google doodle which is also honoring Mies today.

Mies Google Doodle, Crown Hall © Google
Mies Google Doodle, Crown Hall © Google

In honor of Mies, revisit his work at ArchDaily:

For more information you can also visit the Mies Society website.

You can also check this great infographic on his work.

Cite:Karissa Rosenfield. "Happy 126th birthday Mies van der Rohe!" 27 Mar 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <>