Amazing View – Located in the heart of New York City, the Seagram Building designed by Mies van der Rohe epitomizes elegance and the principles of modernism. The 38-story building on Park Avenue was Mies’ first attempt at tall office building construction. Mies’ solution set a standard for the modern skyscraper.
World famous Design and Architecture.
Looking up at two of my favorite architectural buildings in Chicago, 860-880 Lake Shore Drive apartments. Designed by architect Mies Van Der Rohe, he not only played an essential role in Chicago architecture but has always been an inspiration to my photography. ‚Less is More‘ has framed the groundwork of how I perceived photography starting out and to this day.
The Smith House by Craig Ellwood in Los Angeles, California, was built in 1958. Craig Ellwood (1922 – 1992) was a modernist architect known for fusing the formalism of Mies van der Rohe with the informal style of California modernism.
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Less is more …
Living in Chicago, I am fortunate to see the architecture of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe almost every day. I love to slip around behind the 860-880 Lake Shore Drive Apartments and look out to the sun shining off the waves of Lake Michigan through the glass plaza. HOB gets off the train early most mornings just for the pleasure of walking though Chicago’s Federal Plaza to admire the clean perfection of Mies‘ building complex set off by the jaunty Flamingo sculpture by Alexander Calder. Given our mutual love of Mies, a pilgrimage to Mies‘ Farnsworth House in Plano, IL was obviously overdue, though we had one major complication: we don’t own a car and don’t drive. Happily the Chicago Architecture Foundation has a bus tour, so off we went in quest of International Style glory.
I highly recommend the CAF tour, which includes Mies sights in Chicago, with a stop for…
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1. „FRIDAY THE 13TH“ THEME
2. MOULLINEX & XIONBI (THE CRAMPS) – HUMAN FLY
3. GNARLS BARKLEY – THE BOOGIE MONSTER
4. LYDIA LUNCH (SUICIDE) – FRANKIE TEARDROP
5. TOM WAITS – CEMETRY POLKA
6. SIOUXSIE & THE BANSHEES – PEEK-A-BOO
7. BECK, FEIST, ARCADE FIRE – DO THEY KNOW IT’S HALLOWEEN?
8. „TALES FROM THE CRYPT“ THEME
9. NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS – UP JUMPED THE DEVIL
10. POE – HAUNTED