Terry Glenn Phipps
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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969) | Edith Farnsworth Residence | Plano, Illinois | 1946-1951 | Photo: Timothy Brown
The lightless space below the ultimate lighthouse has always struck me as the unique unresolved bit of business in the entire Mies canon. While understanding the (ever more relevant) reasons why the structure is elevated, this makes me yearn for grow lights and robotic lawnmowers.
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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969) | Edith Farnsworth Residence | Plano, Illinois | 1946-1951
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969) | Edith Farnsworth Residence | Plano, Illinois | 1946-1951
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969) | Edith Farnsworth Residence | Plano, Illinois | 1946-1951
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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969) with Philip Johnson (1906-2005) | The Seagram Building | 375 Park Avenue | New York | 1958 | Photo: Mies van der Rohe and Phyllis Lambert with the model for the Seagram Building | c. 1955
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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969) | Haus Lange & Haus Esters | Wilhelmshofallee 91, 47900 Krefeld, Deutschland | 1928-1930
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969) | Haus Lange & Haus Esters | Wilhelmshofallee 91, 47900 Krefeld, Deutschland | 1928-1930
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969) | Haus Lange & Haus Esters | Wilhelmshofallee 91, 47900 Krefeld, Deutschland | 1928-1930
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969) | Haus Lange & Haus Esters | Wilhelmshofallee 91, 47900 Krefeld, Deutschland | 1928-1930
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969) | Haus Lange & Haus Esters | Wilhelmshofallee 91, 47900 Krefeld, Deutschland | 1928-1930
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969) | Haus Lange & Haus Esters | Wilhelmshofallee 91, 47900 Krefeld, Deutschland | 1928-1930
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969) | Haus Lange & Haus Esters | Wilhelmshofallee 91, 47900 Krefeld, Deutschland | 1928-1930
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969) | Haus Lange & Haus Esters | Wilhelmshofallee 91, 47900 Krefeld, Deutschland | 1928-1930
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969) | Haus Lange & Haus Esters | Wilhelmshofallee 91, 47900 Krefeld, Deutschland | 1928-1930
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969) | Haus Lange & Haus Esters | Wilhelmshofallee 91, 47900 Krefeld, Deutschland | 1928-1930
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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969) | 860–880 Lake Shore Drive | Chicago | 1949-1951 | Restoration: Krueck & Sexton 2007-2009
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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969) with Philip Johnson (1906-2005) | The Seagram Building | 375 Park Avenue | New York | 1958 
Photo: Mies van der Rohe during the construction of the Seagram Building | c. 1955 | Tribute to Gene R. Summers (1928-2011)
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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969) | Chicago Federal Center | 1959-1964
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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969) with Philip Johnson (1906-2005) | The Seagram Building | 375 Park Avenue | New York | 1958 | Photo: ”View looking southeast from DuMont Building’s 20th floor. Summer 1963. The Lever House (Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, 1952) are visible at left, in foreground…”
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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969) | 860–880 Lake Shore Drive | Chicago | 1949-1951 | Restoration: Krueck & Sexton 2007-2009
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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969) | 860–880 Lake Shore Drive | Chicago | 1949-1951 | Restoration: Krueck & Sexton 2007-2009 | Photo: c. 1957