Chemistry Building, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, Elevation

Date:

1946–1947

Artist:

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (American, born Germany, 1886-1969)
Associate Architects: Alfred S. Alschuler & R.N. Friedman (American, 20th Century)

About this artwork

Elevations of the Chemistry Building reveal the precise way that Mies used steel framing, flat window glazing, and brick to achieve cohesive walls, often obscuring complex interior programs of labs, shops, and classrooms.

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Architecture and Design

Artist

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Title

Chemistry Building, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, Elevation

Origin

Chicago

Date

1946–1947

Medium

Graphite on tracing paper

Dimensions

66 × 101 cm (26 × 40 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Friedman, Alschuler & Sincere

Reference Number

1988.6.7

Copyright

© 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn

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