McCormick Tribune Campus Center, Illinois Institute of Technology--page 2 (of five pages)

Rem Koolhaas

The south end of the west side of the building


The west side

The west entrance juts out and the building is entered through a 20 foot tall glass portrait of Mies. (See google map for a footprint of the building.)


The west entrance with the portrait of Mies


The north end of the structure with no entrances except for a loading dock


The northeast corner of the campus center

This part of the structure is original-- Mies's student center, designed in 1953. The exterior walls and interior wooden partitions are preserved, and the Commons now functions as a cafeteria. One of its glass walls has become an internal wall in the new student center. (See interior views.)

The east side of the new building

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See also Koolhaas's Seattle Central Library.

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