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  • Writer's pictureOlivier Blanc

'Barcelona' Pavilion (by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe)

Updated: Aug 6, 2023

Category: Architecture

Contributor: Olivier Blanc


Function: German Pavilion for the International Exposition

Architect: Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Year: 1929

Location: Barcelona, Spain



Links for resources:

Why the ‘Barcelona’ Pavilion is a modernist classic, (article), BBC


Pavilion's architecture plans and other resources, MoMA


Description, background, context, plans and photographs, Fundació Mies van der Rohe


Description and presentation with academic references, 20th Century Architecture


"It’s not so much what you see, as how you feel: serene.", pavilion's presentation, CN Traveler


The pavilion as a Lego concept


"It’s not so much what you see, as how you feel: serene."

Further research:

- Barcelona chair

- Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

- Less is more

- The International Exposition


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