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Mies van der Rohe Paperback – 10 Nov 2006

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Product details

  • Paperback: 96 pages
  • Publisher: TASCHEN Gmbh (10 Nov. 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 3822836435
  • ISBN-13: 978-3822836439
  • Product Dimensions: 18.5 x 0.7 x 23 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 343,284 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Claire Zimmerman worked on the 2001 Museum of Modern Art exhibition "Mies in Berlin." In addition to authoring a number of essays for that exhibition's catalog, she has published on Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and connections between modern architecture and new media practice. A doctoral candidate at the City University of New York Graduate Center, she holds a masters in architecture from Harvard University and a BA from the University of Pennsylvania. She has taught at Yale University, Barnard College, and Florida A&M University.


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I CHOSE THIS RATING BECAUSE ARCHITECTURE IS RIGHT UP MY STREET. THE PHOTOS IN THIS BOOK ARE VERY NICE AND THE BOOK IS SMALL AND SETOUT WELL. THE INFO ON MIES IS FIRST CLASS AND READING IT GIVE YOU INSIGHT AS TO DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION TO A VERY HIGH STANDARD. I WOULD RECOMMEND THIS BOOK TO PURIST AND THOSE WHO STUDY MIES AND THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE BAUHAUS. GOOD BOOK.
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This book will show you furniture you will recognise and with this book associate it with Mies van der Rohe who for myself was a living legend as I was associated with the draughting team producing the working drawings for the last project Mies worked on with Sid Bregman, a principal of the Bregman & Hamann architectural firm in Toronto Canada.
Mies was a perfectionist and this book should make you want to read further about this man.
The Toronto Dominion Bank Building is perhaps a lasting tribute to him. It was clad in black steel with flush tinted windows and I believe had the fastest double elevators in North America,(at the time, circa 1967).
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These Taschen books are really great, the print quality is fantastic for such a low price. Loads of great images, reproduced really nicely. Bargain!
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Great book on Mies van der Rohe work! Lacks some pictures, if that is what you are after. Anyway, great quality/cost ratio
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