The Detroit Berlin Connection

Mies van der Rohe

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe applied the principles of the courtyard, and the importance of outdoor space and landscape to the Lemke house in Berlin and to Lafayette Park in Detroit. The courtyard principle is considered a turning point in Mies van der Rohe's career. Watch the video below to learn more about Mies' legacy.

This video is part of the WDET series, The Detroit - Berlin Connection.

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