Mies Van der Rohe Barcelona Pavilion 1929 cleanness and openness as a universal value. transparency through the use of planes and light. exploration of materials from fundamental stones to water or air. juxtaposition of textures; shine and opaque.
allied works architecture: clyfford still museum the structure's material contains aggregates of granite and quartz which have been fluted on the external and internal surfaces to match the trunks of the vegetation and maintain a consistent monolithic appearance. the ceiling's fluid brise-soleil pattern introduces light into the galleries, strategically varying in intensity to respond to the art within.