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Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishMies van der Rohe, LudwigLudwig Mies van der RoheMies van der Ro‧he, Lud‧wig /ˌmiːz væn də ˈrəʊə $ -dər-, ˈlʊdwɪɡ/  (1886–1969) a US architect, born in Germany, who is considered to be one of the most important architects of the 20th century. He is best known for his many steel and glass skyscrapers such as the Seagram Building in New York City. He was a teacher in the bauhaus in Germany, and his buildings are very plain, practical, and without decoration.
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