More on Mies

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In his “Hello Beautiful” blog today the Chicago based architecture writer Ed Lifson posted another long, impassioned defense of the little Mies I blogged about yesterday, that small brick box on the campus of the Illinois Institute of Technology that Mies van der Rohe played a role in designing and that’s now scheduled to be demolished.

Lifson’s arguments, which hinge partly on the structure’s supporting role in the overall ensemble of the campus, are too detailed to summarize, but you can find them here.