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Barcelona Pavilion by Mies van der Rohe

31 Mar 2012 / 0 Comments / in Architecture

Mies Van der Rohe’s Barcelona Pavilion

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Mies was offered the commission of this building in 1928 after his successful administration of the 1927 Werkbund exhibition in Stuttgart. The German Republic entrusted Mies with the artistic management and erection of not only the Barcelona Pavilion, but for the buildings for all the German sections at the 1929 Universal Exhibition. However, Mies had severe time constraints—he had to design the Barcelona Pavilion in less than a year—and was also dealing with uncertain economic conditions.

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