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    Ludwig Mies van der Rohe


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    Master of modern architecture. Mies headed IIT’s architecture department from 1938-58. He came to IIT from the renowned German Bauhaus and created a radically new educational approach to architecture. His own designs – ranging from the Barcelona Pavilion in Spain to the Seagram Building in New York to IIT’s S.R. Crown Hall – changed the skylines of cities throughout the world. He designed the master plan for the IIT Main Campus in 1941.

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