Mar 8th 2018


This much-anticipated annual party in honor of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s 132nd birthday, sponsored by the Mies van der Rohe Society, will feature an evening celebrating the pedagogy of Mies and a panel discussion featuring:

  • -David Hovey Sr., FAIA (B.ARCH '67, M.S. ARCH '71)
  • -Ronald A. Krueck, FAIA (B.ARCH '70)
  • -Jong Soung Kimm, FAIA, FKIA (B.ARCH '61, M.S. ARCH '64)

This exhibition—curated by Mies’ students Arthur Takeuchi (B.ARCH '54, M.S. ARCH '59), San Utsunomiya (B.ARCH '54), and their student Kristin Jones (B.ARCH '95, Ph.D. ARCH '16)—celebrates the legacy of Mies and provides for the preservation of these original drawings, collages, and models.

Thursday, March 22, 2018
5:30 p.m. Reception (open to paid attendees only)
6:30 p.m. Program (open to all)
7:30 p.m. "Toast" to Mies

$50 per person or $125 per person includes ticket plus one year membership to the Mies van der Rohe Society at the Concrete ($100) level. Illinois Tech students are admitted to the program at no

S.R. Crown Hall
3360 South State St
Chicago, IL 60616

RSVP by Thursday, March 15, 2018 

The Mies Society gratefully extends their thanks to the College of Architecture, AIA Chicago, Knoll International and Society of Architectural Historians.

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Photo Credit:
Mies van der Rohe, Resor House, project (Jackson Hole, Wyoming). Perspective of living room through south glass wall. 1937-1941 (unbuilt). New York, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). Graphite and collage of wood veneer and cut-and-pasted reproduction and photograph and graphite on illustration board, 30″ x 40″ (76.1 x 101.5 cm). © 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn