Mies van der Rohe
The Architecture of the City

Theory and Architecture

scientific supervision Adalberto Del Bo

Much has been written about the work and thought of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, but perhaps less attention has been paid to one of the most important aspects of his way of thinking and designing, namely the relationship between architecture and the city.
The volume Mies Van Der Rohe. The Architecture of the City Theory and Architecture aims to fill this gap, gathering the contributions of many international scholars and researchers who, fifty years after the death of the master from Aachen (1886-1969), have tried to confront his extraordinary capacity to think and build the places of the contemporary city.
In fact, Mies’ projects can all be read and interpreted as a meditated and clear reflection on the relationships to be established with urban features, with the specific conditions of