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Committee Decisions

CONF 208 X.A

Tugendhat Villa in Brno (Czech Republic)

Property: Tugendhat Villa in Brno

Id. N°: 1052

State Party: Czech Republic

Criteria: C (ii) (iv)

The Committee inscribed the Tugendhat Villa in Brno on the World Heritage List under criteria (ii) and (iv):

Criterion (ii): The German architect Mies van der Rohe applied the radical new concepts of the Modern Movement triumphantly to the Tugendhat Villa in the design of residential buildings.

Criterion (iv): Architecture was revolutionized by the Modern Movement in the 1920s and the work of Mies van der Rohe, epitomized by the Tugendhat Villa, played a major role in its worldwide diffusion and acceptance.

The Chairperson stressed the need for an in-depth discussion on the Modern Movement.

 

Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
States Parties: Czech Republic
Session: 25COM