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Mies' IBM Building Gets Lavish Refurbishment

Mies' IBM Building Gets Lavish Refurbishment
Mies' IBM Building Gets Lavish Refurbishment, © Jeffery Howe
© Jeffery Howe

Mies van der Rohe's last constructed skyscraper, the IBM building in Chicago, recently underwent a significant transformation: the modernist office building is now a 316-room luxury hotel. An interesting post on the ArchitectureChicago Plus blog weighs in on the building's history and ponders: will Mies' minimalist aesthetic be compromised by its new lavish furnishings? Read it all here. 

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Cite: Rory Stott. "Mies' IBM Building Gets Lavish Refurbishment" 15 Jul 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/402627/mies-ibm-building-gets-lavish-refurbishment/> ISSN 0719-8884