Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

  • Birth name: Maria Ludwig Michael Mies
  • Kingdom of Prussia


Ludwig Mies van de Rohe was a German architect notable for his leadership at the Staatliches Bauhaus (Bauhaus School) and his casual support of the Nazi Party. - AsNotedIn


Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Architect Promontory Apartments Chicago
Architect Buildings at 860-880 Lake Shore Drive Chicago
Architect One Charles Center Baltimore, MD
Architect Illinois Institute of Technology Academic Campus Chicago
Architect Seagram Building New York City
Architect Highfield House Baltimore, MD
Architect Martin Luther King Jr Memorial Library Washington, DC
Architect Farnsworth House Plano
Architect Chicago Federal Center Chicago
Architect IBM Building Chicago
1928/00/00 Designed by the German architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, construction begins on Villa Tugendhat for Fritz Tugendhat and his wife Greta. Architect Tugendhat Villa in Brno Brno
1931/10/21 Dessau City Council, controlled by the Nazi Party, removes funding from Bauhaus and closes the school. Mies retains ownership of intellectual properties and his full salary. Work Bauhaus Dessau The Closing of Staatliches Bauhaus
1932/10/00 Bauhaus school reopens in an abandoned telephone factory in Berlin-Steglitz, Mies contributes 27,000 Reichmarks of his own money. Vocation The Closing of Staatliches Bauhaus
1933/03/31 Ludwig Mies van der Rohe salary from Bauhaus is reduced to half. He will relieve half pay for 2 more years. Vocation The Closing of Staatliches Bauhaus
1933/03/31 Ludwig Mies van der Rohe salary from Bauhaus is reduced to half. He will relieve half pay for 2 more years. Work The Closing of Staatliches Bauhaus
1933/04/11 Gestapo agents with bayonets close the Berlin Bauhaus and search the school for secret printing presses that could be used to publish anti-Nazi propaganda. Vocation The Closing of Staatliches Bauhaus
1933/07/21 After months of effort, Mies receives permission from the Chancery that he can reopen Bauhaus if they follow state orders and fire leftwing teachers, Ludwig Hilberseimer and the Wasili Kandinsky. Mies officially closes the school instead. Vocation The Closing of Staatliches Bauhaus
1933/07/21 After months of effort, Mies receives permission from the Chancery that he can reopen Bauhaus if they follow state orders and fire leftwing teachers, Ludwig Hilberseimer and the Wasili Kandinsky. Mies officially closes the school instead. Work The Closing of Staatliches Bauhaus
1934/08/18 Ludwig Mies enters the Reichskulturkammer and signs the call of the cultural workers to support Adolf Hitler. Other artist sign the proclamation which is published in the Nazi Party Newspaper, Volkischer Beobachter. Signer of Support Volkischer Beobachter Artist Proclamation
1939/00/00 Philip Johnson hires Ludwig Mies van de Rode to design his New York City apartment Architect
1956/00/00 Developer Herbert Greenwald hires Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig Hilberseimer and Alfred Caldwell, landscape architect to create an integrated community that would attract people back to the heart of the city. Architect Mies van der Rohe Residential District, Lafayette Park Detroit
1958/00/00 Lafayette Pavilion Apartments are built, 1955-1958 Architect Mies van der Rohe Residential District, Lafayette Park Detroit
1963/00/00 Lafayette Towers Apartments East and West are built Architect Mies van der Rohe Residential District, Lafayette Park Detroit
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