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I had to come here to see this exclaimed modern masterpiece by Mies van der Rohe. And you can easily see here “less is more”. I understand it must have been something new and inspiring when it was first built big for today’s standards it...More
Crown Hall was our first stop in Chicago, a trip with two architecture researcher friends. This was once the Chicago landmark that it started the international style of building.
The building is currently under minor construction, and the entrance is closed on the weekend. We...More
It is a fine and outstanding Mies van der Rohe's buildings. Whit very subtle devices it houses an exceptional experience from the interior between transparent and traslucid surfaces, a problem of shadows and framing the landscape. The technical details are carefully crafted, don't miss it.
I was exposed to this hidden jem by a modern architecture loving friend of mine. Crown Hall is located on the rather dull campus of the Illinois Institute of Technology, which made this masterpiece stand out even more. Designed by Ludwig Miles van der Rohe,...More