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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe
RLIN number: NXCP88-A102
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Architecture Project
Description: Youth, beginnings in architectural field; influences on his work; design for Stuttgart Housing Exhibition, 1927; work at Bauhaus, Nazi harassment; design of Illinois Institute of Technology buildings; importance of structure vs. mechanical elements in architecture; relationships of architecture and civilization; rectangular vs. fluid space. Includes discussions with James Marston, Bruce Graham, Philip Johnson, and Henry Heald regarding Mies van der Rohe and their relationships with him.
Extent: Transcript: 78 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1961 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Marston, James
Speaker gender: Male
Document date: 1961
People discussed: Ludwig Mies van der Rohe; Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig, 1886-1969; Mies, Maria Ludwig Michael
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Architects; Architectural design; Architecture; Architecture, Modern; Ludwig Mies van der Rohe; Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig, 1886-1969; Mies, Maria Ludwig Michael; North America; Oral history; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Graham, Bruce; Heald, Henry; Johnson, Philip; Marston, James
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018830-16949