SR Crown Hall, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1950-56. Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. The architecture building as IIT, designed for flexibility. The partition walls can be moved, which allows the space to be converted from studios to galleries to performance spaces. The thin roof is an amazing engineering feat.
Wishnick Hall - Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL, USA (1945-1946) - Ludwig Mies van der Rohe #Historia #Art #Design | “We’ve got to expand our idea of what constitutes beauty from a technical point of view.” —Peter Land, IIT Professor of Architecture, in regard to the importance of restoring Wishnick Hall. Wishnick Hall, originally called Chemistry Building, was Mies' fifth structure on the IIT campus. (by miessociety.org)