In the context of the AIA Conference on Architecture 2019
Blueprint for Better Film Series presents Mies en Scene: Barcelona in Two Acts with tose learning objectives:
-Discover why the German Pavilion by Mies van der Rohe, designed for the 1929 International Exposition in Barcelona, is such an important building in the history of modern architecture.
-Understand it’s complicated history including why it disappeared for more than 50 years and why the government in Barcelona decided to recreate the Barcelona Pavilion in the 1980s.
-Learn how the principles behind this small building were interpreted and used in other important buildings of the 20th century including The Seagram Building in New York City.
-Explore the building’s—and the architect’s—impact on the language of modern architecture.