Bauhaus Architecture

The Shell Building at Reichpietschufer, Berlin was built in 1930-1932 and is one of the most important office buildings of the Neue Sachlichkeit/Bauhaus – Photo © Axel Flashbart 2014 – http://www.bauhaus-movement.com

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Mies v.d. Rohe – The Barcelona Pavillion

The Barcelona Pavilion – It was designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969) as the German national pavilion for the 1929 Barcelona International Exhibition. Built from glass, steel and different kinds of marble, the Pavilion was conceived to accommodate the official reception presided over by King Alfonso XIII of Spain along with the German authorities.

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Mies van der Rohe Farnsworth House

Designed by Mies van der Rohe in 1945 and constructed in 1951, the Farnsworth House is a vital part of American iconography, an exemplary representation of both the International Style of architecture as well as the modern movement’s desire to juxtapose the sleek, streamline design of Modern structure with the organic environment of the surrounding nature.

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