Thursday, 15 December 2011

Barcelona: Mies van der Rohe Pavillion

A building, a monument, a fascinating leftover from the 1929 Great Exhibition, when it must have looked like a spaceship next to the pompous academic style of the official setting. Here's an introduction from the patrimoni.gencat series (several of which have English subtitles):

This iconic building naturally scores zillions of hits on Google. After centuries of patient trawling, I found this piece in Arch Daily was one of the most informative.

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