791 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
NA1088.M65 M5 2001
Published on the occasion of an exhibition held at the Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal, the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago. Chart entitled Mies in America building chronology, 1937-69 / compiled by Elspeth Cowell in pocket affixed to back cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
"Not from an aestheticizing, but from a general cultural point of view" Mies's steady resistance to formalism and determinism : a plea for value-criteria in architecture / Werner Oechslin The architect as art collector / Vivian Endicott Barnett Alien #5044325 : Mies's first trip to America / Cammie McAtee Mies Immersion / Phyllis Lambert Living in a jungle : Mies, organic architecture, and the art of city building / Detlef Mertins Bas-relief urbanism : Chicago's figured field / Sarah Whiting The Mies effect / K. Michael Hays Mies and the figuring of absence / Peter Eisenman Miestakes / Rem Koolhaas.