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Swiss filmmaker explores legacy of Mies van der Rohe: VIDEO

The five-minute film is inspired by the motto "less is more"

February 13, 2016 11:30AM

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and the Seagram building

Swiss filmmaker Alexandre Favre’s short film exploring the legacy of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe is required viewing for architecture fans. Check it out after the jump.

The film, “Architecture as Language,” splices together footage of Mies van der Rohe’s most notable works — including the Barcelona Pavilion replica, Farnsworth House and the Neue National Gallery — with audio from the architect himself.

Mies Van Der Rohe – Architecture as language from Alexandre Favre on Vimeo.

[Arch Daily]Christopher Cameron

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