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

The historic exchange reflected in the Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Farnsworth House (1945–51) and the Philip Johnson Glass House (1949) is considered one of the twentieth century's great cultural dialogues, and was

* Mies Van der Rohe one of pioneers of modern architecture * Villa cost $9 mln to restore, opens to public in March * Original owners fled Europe to escape Nazis By Petr Josek BRNO, Czech Republic, Feb 29 (Reuters) – Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's Villa

If you're wondering what that glass-and-steel doodle occupying the upper left corner of your search engine today is, look no farther than Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Google is honoring the vanguard of modern architecture on

in 1813; German physicist Wilhelm Roentgen, discoverer of X-rays, in 1845; schoolteacher Patty Smith Hill, who wrote the words for "Happy Birthday to You," in 1868; photographer Edward Steichen in 1879; architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe in 1886;

* Mies Van der Rohe one of pioneers of modern architecture * Villa cost $9 mln to restore, opens to public in March * Original owners fled Europe to escape Nazis By Petr Josek BRNO, Czech Republic, Feb 29 (Reuters) – Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's Villa