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ID: 500006293
 
Record Type: Person
Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig (German architect, 1886-1969, active in the United States)

Note: Born 27 March 1886. Mies was one of the leading figures of Modernist architecture. He spent the early years of his career in Germany, working for various construction firms and eventually opening his own architecture studio in Berlin. In 1938 Mies moved to Chicago to established the department of architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology (then known as the Armour Institute), and eventually, he designed its new campus while designing buildings for his architecture practice. American architect, born in Germany.

Names:
Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig (preferred,V,index,LC)
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (V,display)
Mies, Ludwig (V)
Mis van der Rohe, Liudvig (V)
Rohe, Ludwig Mies van der (V)
Rohe, Mies van der (V)
Van der Rohe, Ludwig Mies (V)
Mis van der Roė, Li︠u︡dvig (U)

Nationalities:
German (preferred)
American

Roles:
artist (preferred)
architect
designer
teacher
furniture designer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Aachen (Köln district, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany) (inhabited place)
Died:  Chicago (Cook county, Illinois, United States) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   1912-1918  Germany (Europe) (nation)
active:   1918-1938  Berlin (Berlin state, Germany) (inhabited place)
active:   1938-1969  Chicago (Cook county, Illinois, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
client was ....  Wagner, Martin  
..................  (German architect, urban planner, and art critic, 1885-1957) [500027050]
collaborated with ....  Graeser, Camille  1927
................................  (Swiss painter and interior designer, 1892-1980) [500016403]
collaborated with ....  Holabird & Root  in 1942-1943 and 1958
................................  (American architectural firm, established ca. 1928) [500033200]
collaborated with ....  Reich, Lilly  
................................  (German designer, 1885-1947) [500248275]
director of ....  Holsman, Holsman, Klekamp and Taylor  from 1949 to 1951
....................  (American architectural firm, active 1928-1953) [500033104]
employee was ....  Duckett, Edward Austin  [unidentified]
......................  (American architect, draftsman and teacher, born 1920) [500045511]
employee was ....  Goldsmith, Myron  1946-1953
......................  (American architect, engineer, 1918-1996) [500018794]
employee was ....  Haid, David  1951-1960
......................  (American and Canadian architect, 1928-1993) [500034392]
founder of ....  Pace Associates  form 1949 to 1957
..................  (American architectural firm, active Chicago, Illinois, United States, 1949-1957) [500033105]
partner was/is (firm to person) ....  Bluhm, Norman  1937-1941
......................................................  (American painter, 1921-1999) [500027802]
professor at (person to institution) ....  Bauhaus  
................................................................  (German art school, 1919-1933) [500125058]
teacher of ....  Danforth, George Edson  
..................  (American architect and draftsman, born 1916) [500034373]
teacher of ....  Dearstyne, Howard  
..................  (American architect, active 20th century) [500034415]
teacher of ....  Duckett, Edward Austin  at the Illinois Institute of Technology from 1944 to 1950
..................  (American architect, draftsman and teacher, born 1920) [500045511]
teacher of ....  Genther, Charles  
..................  (American architect, engineer, city planner and professor, 1907-1987) [500055215]
teacher of ....  Goldberg, Bertrand  1932 to 1933
..................  (American architect, 1913-1997) [500011108]
teacher of ....  Goldsmith, Myron  1946-1953
..................  (American architect, engineer, 1918-1996) [500018794]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig (I)

Biographies:
(German architect, 1886-1969, active in the United States) ..... [VP Preferred]
(artist, 1886-1969) ..... [GRL]
(German architect, 1886-1969) ..... [Grove Art]
(American architect, 1886-1969) ..... [AVERY]
(American and German architect and designer, born Aachen (Germany), 1886; died Chicago (Illinois, United States), 1969; active Germany, before 1938 and United States, from 1938) ..... [CCA]
(German architect, 1886-1969) ..... [BHA]
(American architect, born in Germany, 1886-1969) ..... [AVERY]

Sources and Contributors:
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe ........ [VP]
.............................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Mies, Ludwig ........ [CCA, GRL]
..........................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
..........................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 80057077
Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, GRL Preferred, Grove Art Preferred]
...............................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
...............................................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
...............................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
...............................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 80057077
Mis van der Roė, Li︠u︡dvig ........ [GRL]
.................................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 80057077
Mis van der Rohe, Liudvig ........ [CCA]
...............................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Rohe, Ludwig Mies van der ........ [AVERY, CCA, GRL]
...............................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
...............................................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
...............................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 80057077
Rohe, Mies van der ........ [CCA, GRL]
..................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
..................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 80057077
Van der Rohe, Ludwig Mies ........ [CCA, GRL]
................................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
................................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 80057077

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, GRL, Grove Art, VP]
....................  Achilles and Myhrum, Illinois Institute of Technology (1986) 6
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
....................  Avery Obituary Index [n.d.]
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
....................  Contemporary Architects (1987)
....................  Contemporary Architects [n.d.]
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica Online (2002-) I, 970
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
....................  Portoghesi, Dizionario di architettura e urbanistica (1968-1969)
....................  Schulze, Mies van der Rohe: A Critical Biography (1985) 223
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
....................  Union List of Artist Names (ULAN) (2002-)
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA]
.......... Contemporary Architects [n.d.]
.......... Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 27 June 2002
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