The Barcelona Pavilion, designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe,
was the German Pavilion for the 1929 International Exposition in
Barcelona, Spain. It was an important building in the history of
Several critics, historians and modernists have declared it "the
most beautiful building of the century"
Another unique feature of this building is the exotic
materials Mies chose to use.
Plates of high-grade stone materials like veneers of Tinos verde
antico marble and golden onyx as well as tinted glass of grey,
green, white, in addition to translucent glass, perform
exclusively as spatial dividers.