Pavilion Mies van der Rohe, one of the founders of the school "Bauhaus" is a key reference point in the architecture of the twentieth century. The building was dedicated to the passage of the International Exhibition in Barcelona 1929 of the year. This architectural masterpiece was built at the foot of the mountain of Montjuic in a rather inconspicuous place, and if you do not know of its existence, it's easy to pass by.
The pavilion was reconstructed in 1986 year, and today continues to be a shining example of innovation in interior design.
In the reconstruction process were used glass, steel, and four types of marble. All materials repeat exactly those that were used in Mies 1929 in upper Raval. The originality of Mies van der Rohe is not so much the novelty of the materials used, as in the ideal of modernity expressed through the rigor of geometry, accuracy of parts and assembly of clarity. This pavilion - pure luxury metaphor of architecture, pre-liberation from all constraints of its moments.
Especially for the Pavilion by Mies van der Rohe designed the metallic sheathed leather chair "Barcelona", which eventually became a model of modern design. To such an extent that this model manufactured and sold until today.
German architect radical approach to the use of space has had a great influence on the development of modern architecture. In addition, the pavilion hosts exhibitions of works by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, and also presented a bronze sculpture "Morning" Georga Kolbe.
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe was born in 1886 in Germany. His style is largely based on the Prussian classicism and the use of advanced technologies. The founder of the concept of universal, simplified architecture Mies became famous for his phrase "less is more".