Less is more is a concept used throughout the architectural world today.
Mies van der Rohe stands as a great moral force of the International Style.
In September 2008, my husband Kevin and I set off with a cat and a couple of boxes to Mumbai, India. We hope you will benefit from these posts if you are a traveller, mother, household manager, health food fanatic, or lover of cultural adventures.
My original blog, The Robertsons of Mumbai, was created to serve as an informative report to our families, and changed into a healthy living expat chronicle as we were transferred to Pattaya and Bangkok, Thailand a year and a half later. Click on a category that interests you and settle in with a nice cup of vegan chai, lemongrass tea, or Arabic coffee!
This bean-free, nut-free veggie version is a light snack that can easily be packed in a lunch with some raw crackers or vegetable crudités to-go.
Ingredients: 1 large zucchini (courgette), roughly… A question I am frequently asked is, “How do you have time to eat healthy, keep up the household, and take care of a little one without a maid?The bronze sheathed skyscraper soars thirty-eight stories high from its 90-foot deep pink granite plaza.Volume is everywhere apparent in this building, from the great columns that bring the structure to the ground to the welded bronze mullions holding the glass sheets in place.Mies designed many buildings during his life however none of the would be as popular and famous as the Seagram Building.In real estate and architecture, some dreams need a lot of staying power to get realized.The Seagram Building is the realization, some three decades late, of Mies van der Rohe's dream of a glass-covered, high-rise office tower that would provide a stunning monument to the International Style's faith in simplicity and clarity.The Seagram building is the prime example of Mies' masterful use of steel.ii) May the mosaic and chimeric structures of genomes be sufficiently important factors in phylogeny that situations exist in which the concept may not be applicable?iii) In the history of life on earth were there important groups of organisms that probably had polyphyletic, rather than monophyletic, origins?More importantly, pertaining to the International Style, Mies has expressed his elegant use of materials, and technological perfection throughout the building.Mies' well known theory of less is more is apparent by the spaciousness and functional quality of the Seagram building; everything serves a purpose, either for aesthetic appeal or functionality.