In 2001, the Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art celebrated one of the greatest architects of the twentieth century, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, with concurrent exhibitions that showcased the architect's work. Although the exhibits no longer exist, this Web site highlights some of Mies's most famous works, including the German Pavilion in Barcelona, the Seagrams Building in New York City, and the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago. The site, like the life of the architect, is divided between Mies in Berlin and Mies in America, although the same information can be found in each section. Mies's most famous works are pieced together in a timeline that begins with his first project, the Riehl House, and ends with the completion of the New National Gallery in Berlin. Along with photographs of each of the projects, the Web site provides information about Mies's life at the time of the project, his visions for the completed product, and other factors that influenced his designs.
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