• The Simple Architectural Idea That Took Over Chicago

    12 days ago - By Arch Daily

    Courtesy of Stewart Hicks
    In Chicago , black or silver-colored towers designed by Mies van der Rohe are sprinkled across the city from the north to the south. They all sprang up within a relatively short period of time and constitute - in combination with some faithful homages - what's called the Second Chicago School of Architecture. This timeline makes it seem like Mies' strategies sprang out of nowhere and like they were born already fully developed. This video takes a look at how these tower strategies evolved from smaller projects to larger ones by paying special attention to their...
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