- Name: Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
- Born: 03/27/1886
- Died: 08/17/1969 (83 years old)
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (// MEESS; German: [miːs]; born Maria Ludwig Michael Mies; March 27, 1886 – August 17, 1969) was a German-American architect. He was commonly referred to as Mies, his surname. Along with Alvar Aalto, Le Corbusier, Walter Gropius and Frank Lloyd Wright, he is regarded as one of the pioneers of modernist architecture.
Birth Name: Maria Ludwig Michael Mies
Awards: Pour le Mérite, Royal Gold Medal, AIA Gold Medal, Presidential Medal of Freedom
Alias: Maria Ludwig Michael Mies
Birth Place: Aachen, Kingdom of Prussia, German Empire
Death Place: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe quotes :
What finally is beauty? Certainly nothing that can be calculated or measured. It is always something imponderable, something that lies between things.Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Nothing can express the aim and meaning of our work better than the profound words of St. Augustine - 'Beauty is the splendor of Truth.'Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Simply by not owning three medium-sized castles in Tuscany I have saved enough money in the last forty years on insurance premiums alone to buy a medium-sized castle in Tuscany.Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Architecture starts when you carefully put two bricks together. There it begins.Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
True education is concerned not only with practical goals but also with values. Our aims assure us of our material life, our values make possible our spiritual life.Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
A chair is a very difficult object. A skyscraper is almost easier. That is why Chippendale is famous.Ludwig Mies van der Rohe