Decision : 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.