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Film "Mies van der Rohe," directed and co-produced by subject's daughter, Georgia van der Rohe, in cooperation with a television station in West Germany. Script by Mies biographer, Franz Schulze. "Film includes footage of Mies reflecting on his life's work the year before his death, biographical material, and segments on major projects built in Chicago, Toronto, New York, Berlin, and other cities" (per Illinois Institute of Technology internal memo found with the film). Includes scenes of...
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe was Director of the Department of Architecture at Armour Institute of Technology and Illinois Institute of Technology, 1938 - 1958. A series of events was hosted at IIT during the centennial year 1986 which marked the 100th anniversary of his birth. These Mies van der Rohe Centennial records represent materials created as part of the campus celebration events.