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    Ludwig Mies van der Rohe was a German American architect that designed buildings and exhibitions, yet what made Ludwig different from other architectures is that he designed the furniture that was implicated in these structures. He was a designer in the 20th century and designed his products in the modern movement style. Ludwig was one of the most, if not the most influential designer during the 20th century period. He was one of the leading figures in the modern movement; he pushed this movement forward and created products that were highly desirable. He has always inspired designers in his time and now to create products in the modern movement, even though he designed over 80 years ago those products are still seen to have a modern look about…

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    Dystopian Glass House

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    enough to permit individual interpretation and to encourage general growth” (the international style p.10). In addition to this he is famously known for being a director for the architecture department in the Museum of Modern Art in New York. While working at the Museum he scouted young European designers and introduced their modernist styles into America leading him to be an influential designer to the modernist period. During the year of 1958 Philip Johnson co-worked with architect Ludwig Mies…

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    For my collections project, I made my choices based off of my appreciation for the aesthetic values of the pieces. For either their minimalism or their maximalism, something about the works appeals to my sensibilities. The Farnsworth was the first piece I wrote about extensively. After visiting the historic property several years ago, I have been captivated by its remarkable simplicity. The serenity of its setting in tandem with the exquisite design have kept my mind dwelling on Dr.…

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    Louis Le Vau Analysis

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    heaven. Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe is successful in the same way in his creation of the School of Social Service Administration (SSA) for his portrayal of social work. The building, designed by Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe in the Modernist style, was erected on the campus of the University of Chicago in 1965. The SSA is located…

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    architecture firm. Here he met Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Two years later he and Adolf Meyer opened their own architecture firm in Berlin. One of the firms greatest contributions still stands today; a shoes form factory made of steel and glass (The German Way). World War 1 put a hold on architectural work while Gropius served in the German military. After the war ended in 1918 he returned to architectural work. A year later he set to combine the Grand…

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    Bauhaus Essay

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    For example, the mug I use to drink my coffee in this morning or the toilet brush I got at IKEA both are designed with the Bauhaus design principles it is sleek and function, though it doesn’t look like the traditional piece of art. We can even see the Bauhaus methods of design now in the twenty first century being incorporated by graphic design artists into websites and games. Individuals are asking our architects to build sleeker and modern high-rises that are also environmentally friendly.…

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    Forgotten Spaces

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    Given my concept of forgotten spaces, I intend to design an installation that helps bring life into my forgotten space by making people more aware of their surroundings and enhancing the aesthetic value. The installation will capture and create an aerodynamic atmosphere that encapsulates the idea of the space itself. By doing this, it’s like having one's routine broken up, looking up towards the sky, just changing your perspective for a moment. I want people to experience an incredible…

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    The Bauhaus was an art school in Germany Dessau, it was built with the idea of generating an overall work of art in which all arts, cultures, and architecture be unified and modernized. The Bauhaus style is considered one of the most influential masterpieces in the modern design. The school was developed in the 1900's under the hands of three different architects. The founder and the creator of the Bauhaus was Walter Gropius from 1919 to 1928, Hannes Meyer took the lead after Walter from 1928…

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    building, one must spend time creating a design that can serve its function without the need for overdesigning. The design process required to create such an efficient building might require some serious thinking, which can be very time consuming. Simplicity is about honesty. It is about transparency. A simple structure does not tend to hide any of its elements, such as structural components, instead these elements are usually celebrated, considering they are presumably serving an important…

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    and soul therefore Mies Va der Rohe had created a simple along with cross future design, called Farnsworth house. It is considered as a cross future design at that time a big shock towards the industry and also a public debate towards architecture and particle design. Farnsworth house was commissioned to be a weekend retreat house for a single woman, Dr. Edith Farnsworth, condign like other cross future design modernist architect;…

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