Questioning the established reading and revealing the contradictions in the genesis of the German Pavilion

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From 11 to 26 November 2023.
Mies van der Rohe Pavilion, Av. de Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, 7, 08038 Barcelona, Spain.

Dietrich Neumann

Dietrich Neumann is a professor of modern architectural history and urban studies at Brown University. Trained as an architect in Munich and London, he received his doctorate from the University of Munich. His publications have dealt with the history of grandstands, filmography, architectural lighting, building materials, and the Milanese architects Mario Palanti and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.

He has been a fellow at the Canadian Centre forArchitecture, the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, the American Academies inBerlin and Rome and won the Founder's and Philip Johnson Awards from the Society ofArchitectural Historians for two of his publications. He served as president of the society from 2008 to 2010 and as director of Urban Studies and of the John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities at Brown University.

He is a member of the Architecture and Design Committee of the Museum of Modern Art and the current president of Docomomo New England. He has been a visiting professor at the University of Porto, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and Yale University, where he was the first Vincent Scully visiting professor. His new book "Mies van der Rohe: An Architect in His Time" will be published by Yale University Press in spring 2024.



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