Ludwig Mies van der Rohe: Father of 'less is more' architecture (+video)

Today's Google Doodle, the custom logo you'll see when you go to, commemorates the 126th anniversary of the birth of German architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. He emigrated to the US in 1937 and his glass-and-steel buildings became

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

* 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

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