When the philosophy of architecture was changed forever. Nowadays it’s difficult to imagine how the skyline of Chicago might look like without iconic minimalistic buildings by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. The father of modernist ethic designed a collection of buildings to express their own individual character by extreme clarity and simplicity, including his masterpiece: Crown Hall; his contribution to the modern urban landscape cannot be overlooked. Mies’ designs, beyond merely affecting our lives, fulfill them with greater significance and beauty. His philosophy radiates the confidence, rationality, expresses the elegance and confesses the simplicity of our lives. In our time, where there is no limit to excess, we focus on the essential elements and we find them great, indicate and, beautiful. “Less is more”.