Google honors architect Mies van der Rohe with latest 'doodle'

EVERYWHERE—Modernist master architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe would have been 126 years old today. Happy birthday! [The Philip Johnson Glass House Blog] BEL-AIR, CALIF.—The midcentury-modern home of the late TV host Art Linkletter has hit the market

TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Wilhelm Roentgen (1845-1923), scientist/inventor; Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969), architect; Gloria Swanson (1899-1983), actress; Sarah Vaughan (1924-1990), singer; Quentin Tarantino (1963- ), filmmaker; Mariah Carey (1970- )

If you're wondering why the Google Doodle looks like it is housed in a modernist building Tuesday (March 27), it is because Google is celebrating what would be the 126th birthday of German-born architect Ludwig Mies van

EVERYWHERE—Modernist master architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe would have been 126 years old today. Happy birthday! [The Philip Johnson Glass House Blog] BEL-AIR, CALIF.—The midcentury-modern home of the late TV host Art Linkletter has hit the market

By Petr Josek, Reuters March 24, 2012 Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's Villa Tugendhat has been restored to its original splendour and now it's open to the public. One of the pioneers of modern architecture, German-born Mies van der Rohe completed the