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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

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  • Best books of 2013

    Best books of 2013
    Printers Row Journal picks its top 10 books from 2013, plus 50 worth an honorable mention. This list was compiled by the editors of Printers Row from previous reviews.  -------------------- This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal, delivered to...
  • Thomas Dyja's 'The Third Coast' awarded nonfiction Heartland Prize

    Thomas Dyja's 'The Third Coast' awarded nonfiction Heartland Prize
    In awarding the 2013 Heartland Prize for Nonfiction to "The Third Coast: When Chicago Built the American Dream" by Thomas Dyja, the Tribune celebrates an important cultural history of mid-20th century Chicago. This stylishly written and deeply...
  • Best of 2013: Christopher Hawthorne picks Citi Bike, L.A.-centric 'Her'

    Best of 2013: Christopher Hawthorne picks Citi Bike, L.A.-centric 'Her'
    In this time when news is disseminated ever more quickly, we asked our critics to list the best of culture in 2013 in tweet form: 1) "Building Seagram." Phyllis Lambert's book on the great Mies tower is a rare attempt to blend memoir with rigorous...
  • Marcia Gray Martin, 1932-2014

     Marcia Gray Martin, 1932-2014
    Marcia Gray Martin was a working architect who was an architecture professor at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn for 24 years. However, friends and colleagues say Mrs. Martin, who also wrote a college textbook on drafting architectural plans by hand,...
  • Japan's Shigeru Ban wins Pritzker Architecture Prize

    Japan's Shigeru Ban wins Pritzker Architecture Prize
    Japanese architect Shigeru Ban, who has used high-strength cardboard tubes to make temporary housing for victims of natural disasters and refugees fleeing conflicts, on Monday was named the 2014 winner of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, the field's...
  • Chicago Cultural Center, free concerts and events

    Chicago Cultural Center, free concerts and events
    Libraries represent perhaps the best crossroads of our public and private selves available in the civic landscape. They are where we quietly seek out other peoples' stories while surrounded by fellow citizens on their own quests for literary treasure...
  • Mario Buatta on L.A. decorating and 50 years of interior design

    Mario Buatta on L.A. decorating and 50 years of interior design
    In the old-money-obsessed 1980s, Mario Buatta was one of the go-to designers for the rich and famous. His love of English country decorating and glossy floral fabrics earned him the title “The Prince of Chintz.” Buatta's luxurious interiors,...
  • Chicago gift ideas: 14 gifts inspired by the City of Big Shoulders

    Chicago gift ideas: 14 gifts inspired by the City of Big Shoulders
    Be honest. When you get city-branded gifts like an “I Love NYC” t-shirt or a “Chicago Rocks” coffee mug, you just want to roll your eyes and exclaim in exasperation, “Gee, thanks so much for thinking of me.” But, of...
  • Executive profile: William Bickford

    Executive profile: William Bickford
    While a student at Trinity College, William Bickford and his roommate spent many nights talking about their passion for architecture and how to best forge a path to professional success and personal happiness. Bickford wanted to be married by age 30. He...
  • Fashion: Ferragamo returns to its roots in L.A.

    Fashion: Ferragamo returns to its roots in L.A.
    Although he was born in Southern Italy, Salvatore Ferragamo owes a lot to Southern California. He came to Los Angeles in 1923 as a young man in his 20s, first designing shoes for films such as "The Ten Commandments," then opening the Hollywood Boot Shop...
  • Balthazar Korab dies at 86; architect-photographer with wide-ranging eye

    Balthazar Korab dies at 86; architect-photographer with wide-ranging eye
    Balthazar Korab, an architect-turned-photographer with a wide-ranging eye whose moody, polished images captured the spirit of midcentury modern architecture and celebrated its masters, including Eero Saarinen and Mies van der Rohe, died Jan. 15 in Royal...
  • Gae Aulenti dies at 84; architect designed Paris' Musee d'Orsay

     Gae Aulenti dies at 84; architect designed Paris' Musee d'Orsay
    Gae Aulenti, an Italian architect who attained international prominence turning old buildings into modern museums, including Paris' Musee d'Orsay and the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, died Wednesday at her home in Milan. She was 84. Her family told...