Lectures

A LECTURE BY OTAKAR MÁČEL

A LECTURE BY OTAKAR MÁČEL

3.10.2016

Modern furniture and modern architecture Development of furniture proceeded hand in hand with architecture. This applies to modern architecture and interior. Formal and ideological characteristics of... read more

 
PAVEL ZATLOUKAL: MEDITATION ON ARCHITECTURE

PAVEL ZATLOUKAL: MEDITATION ON ARCHITECTURE

15.6.2016

Architecture historian Pavel Zatloukal will present a lecture on his latest publication, Meditations on Architecture: Olomouc, Brno, Hradec Králové 1815  ̶ 1915. The book Meditation on Architecture... read more

 
A LECTURE BY LYNDA WAGGONER

A LECTURE BY LYNDA WAGGONER

19.5.2016

Fallingwater In 1935, Frank Lloyd Wright designed a country house for the Kaufmann Family over a small stream in Western Pennsylvania. He named it Fallingwater. It remains one of Wright’s most acclaimed... read more

 
LECTURE BY MAGDALENA DROSTE

LECTURE BY MAGDALENA DROSTE

4.4.2016

 „Lilly Reich and her partnership with Mies van der Rohe“  Prof. Dr. Phil. Magdalena Droste studied art history at the University of Marburg. She spent her voluntary gap years in 1977–1979 in... read more

 
A LECTURE BY MICHAL SEDLÁČEK

A LECTURE BY MICHAL SEDLÁČEK

30.9.2015

Qatar Sports City – Competition For FIFA World Cup Soccer Stadium A competition submittal for the Qatar 2022 FIFA soccer World Cup opening and final game iconic stadium. Drawing on the rich traditions... read more

 
A LECTURE BY JAN SAPÁK

A LECTURE BY JAN SAPÁK

22.6.2015

Villa TugendhatA house on the edge of history The same title as the lecture is also featured on a monograph dedicated to this project by architect Jan Sapák. The Villa Tugendhat in Brno is his lifelong... read more

 
A LECTURE BY MICHAL SEDLÁČEK

A LECTURE BY MICHAL SEDLÁČEK

18.5.2015

Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles In 2003, a concert hall was successfully completed in Los Angeles after 16 years of construction, its design was created in the studio of Frank Owen Gehry. The... read more

 
LECTURE BY JULIA BOJARYN AND CLAUDIA MUNTSCHICK

LECTURE BY JULIA BOJARYN AND CLAUDIA MUNTSCHICK

27.4.2015

TOPOMOMO – Topography of the Modern Movement From 1918 to 1939 the area between Weisswasser in Upper Lusatia and Jablonec nad Nisou in Northern Bohemia was characterized by innovative industrialists and... read more

 
LECTURE BY CHRISTOPHER LONG

LECTURE BY CHRISTOPHER LONG

23.3.2015

The Roots of the Barcelona Pavilion For years scholars and historians have attributed the origins of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s landmark design for the Barcelona Pavilion to the revolutionary spatial... read more

 
LECTURE BY A GROUP OF RESEARCHERS

LECTURE BY A GROUP OF RESEARCHERS

16.2.2015

Building and business activities of the Löw-Beer family In August last year, a book titled "The Löw-Beer Villas and the History of an Entrepreneurial  Family" was published, dedicated to the Jewish... read more

 
A LECTURE BY JAN TABOR

A LECTURE BY JAN TABOR

1.12.2014

SPECIFIC ARCHITECTURE / ABSTRACT ARCHITECTUREBARCELONA PAVILLION / TUGENDHAT HOUSELILLY REICH / LUDWIG MIES VAN DER ROHETREATISE ON SPECIAL RELATIONSHIPS Lilly Reich and Mies van der Rohe were one of... read more

 
A LECTURE BY ANJA KRÄMER

A LECTURE BY ANJA KRÄMER

3.11.2014

Weissenhofsiedlung in Stuttgart The Weissenhofsiedlung is one of the most significant landmarks left by the movement known as "Neues Bauen”. The estate was erected in 1927 as a residential building exhibition... read more

 
A LECTURE BY IRIS MEDER

A LECTURE BY IRIS MEDER

14.10.2014

Vienna Modernism and its Relations to Czech Modern Architecture In Vienna, after 1900, Jewish students did not attend Otto Wagner's class at the Academy of Fine Arts which was considered anti-semitic... read more

 
A LECTURE BY RAYMOND NEUTRA WITH A SHORT MUSICAL PERFORMANCE

A LECTURE BY RAYMOND NEUTRA WITH A SHORT MUSICAL PERFORMANCE...

2.7.2014

The Significance and Survival of the Richard and Dion Neutra VDL Studio and Residences Richard Neutra (1892–1970) was born and educated in Vienna, inspired by Otto Wagner, and a direct student of Adolf... read more

 
A LECTURE BY HENRIETA MORAVČÍKOVÁ

A LECTURE BY HENRIETA MORAVČÍKOVÁ

26.5.2014

Friedrich Weinwurm and his contribution to engaged thinking about architecture One of the frequent topics in the current architectural discourse is the role of the architect in society. When looking into... read more

 
A LECTURE BY NATASCHA DRABBE

A LECTURE BY NATASCHA DRABBE

24.4.2014

The Van Schijndel House: Room for New Views The Van Schijndel House in Utrecht is a true signature house wherein every aspect, including most of the furniture, was designed and built by the architect... read more

 
GRETE TUGENDHAT'S LECTURE IN MEMORIAM

GRETE TUGENDHAT'S LECTURE IN MEMORIAM

12.3.2014

“I always wanted to have a modern spacious house of clear and simple shapes.” In January this year, 45 years have passed since the legendary lecture by Grete Tugendhat in the Brno House of Arts. It took... read more

 
A LECTURE BY HENRY URBACH

A LECTURE BY HENRY URBACH

24.2.2014

The Glass House by Philip Johnson The Glass House was completed in 1949 on a nearly  50-acre property in New Canaan, CT. A private house of architect Philip Johnson, is now one of the major works... read more

 
A LECTURE BY PROFESSOR PETR PELČÁK

A LECTURE BY PROFESSOR PETR PELČÁK

9.12.2013

Architect Otto Eisler – between “Loos’ traditionalism and Gropius’ modernism” This summer, 120 years have passed since the birth and 45 since the death of architect Otto Eisler (1 June 1893, Bystřice... read more

 
THE VILLA TUGENDHAT AND ITS RESIDENTS

THE VILLA TUGENDHAT AND ITS RESIDENTS

2.12.2013

With the speakers Daniela Hammer-Tugendhat and Ivo Hammer Daniela Hammer-Tugendhat will talk about the life in Brno’s Villa Tugendhat, showing photos from her father's private read more

 
LECTURE MARKING THE 80TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE DEATH OF BRNO NATIVE ADOLF LOOS

LECTURE MARKING THE 80TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE DEATH OF BRNO NATIVE...

18.11.2013

The person and work of one of the most famous native sons of Brno, the architect Adolf Loos (10th December 1870 Brno – 23rd August 1933 Kalksburg, Vienna), has been of interest to several generations of... read more

 
GUIDED TOURS OF THE WILHELM LEHMBRUCK EXHIBITION PERFORMANCE IN BRNO HOUSE OF ARTS

GUIDED TOURS OF THE WILHELM LEHMBRUCK EXHIBITION PERFORMANCE...

10.11.2013

On Sunday 10 November 2013 at 5 p.m. there is the last guided tour of the Wilhelm Lehmbruck (1881-1919) Retrospective exhibition in Brno House of Arts. After the guided tour, the personality and... read more

 
A LECTURE BY PROFESSOR PETR WITTLICH

A LECTURE BY PROFESSOR PETR WITTLICH

7.11.2013

“Wilhelm Lehmbruck and Modern Sculpture” The accompanying programme to the exhibition WILHELM LEHMBRUCK RETROSPECTIVE will include a lecture, held in Brno House of Arts by prof. Dr. Petr Wittlich, PhD... read more

 
A LECTURE BY DAGMAR ČERNOUŠKOVÁ AND JANA VRÁNOVÁ

A LECTURE BY DAGMAR ČERNOUŠKOVÁ AND JANA VRÁNOVÁ

21.10.2013

„The story of the torso from Villa Tugendhat and Wilhelm Lehmbruck“ The second lecture prepared by the Study and Documentation Centre in Villa Tugendhat after the summer holidays will be held in Villa... read more

 
GUIDED TOURS OF THE WILHELM LEHMBRUCK EXHIBITION

GUIDED TOURS OF THE WILHELM LEHMBRUCK EXHIBITION

10.10.20137.11.2013

Wilhelm Lehmbruck (1881-1919) Retrospective  Sculptures, paintings, drawings, lithographs and photographs  from the Lehmbruck Museum in Duisburg and from the artist’s estate The Brno House... read more

 
A LECTURE BY DAGMAR ČERNOUŠKOVÁ AND JANA VRÁNOVÁ

A LECTURE BY DAGMAR ČERNOUŠKOVÁ AND JANA VRÁNOVÁ

8.10.2013

“The story of the torso from Villa Tugendhat and Wilhelm Lehmbruck” The first lecture prepared by the Study and Documentation Centre in Villa Tugendhat after the summer will be held exceptionally in the... read more

 
LECTURES ON AUSTRIAN CULTURE AND SOCIETY ARCHITECTURE AND LITERATURE AT THE FACULTY OF ARTS OF THE MASARYK UNIVERSITY

LECTURES ON AUSTRIAN CULTURE AND SOCIETY ARCHITECTURE AND LITERATURE...

7.10.2013

The Masaryk University (Department of German Studies and Department of Musicology at the Faculty of Arts), in cooperation with the Austrian Cultural Forum Prague, the Department of Foreign Relations of... read more

 
A LECTURE BY IVETA ČERNÁ, DAGMAR ČERNOUŠKOVÁ AND DAVID ŽIDLICKÝ

A LECTURE BY IVETA ČERNÁ, DAGMAR ČERNOUŠKOVÁ AND DAVID ŽIDLICKÝ...

3.6.2013

„Genius loci of the slope above Lužánky, the Tugendhat Villa and its photogenic character“   Last lecture before the summer will focus on an exceptional location in Brno and the Villa Tugendhat... read more

 
LECTURE AND DISCUSSION WITH MEMBERS OF THE DESIGN TEAM

LECTURE AND DISCUSSION WITH MEMBERS OF THE DESIGN TEAM

22.4.2013

  „Renewal and rehabilitation of Villa Tugendhat“  Members of the design team (Marek Tichý, Milan Rak, Ivan Wahla, Tomáš Rusín, Vítek Tichý) will introduce the concept of monument renewal and... read more

 
A LECTURE BY PROFESSOR PETR PELČÁK

A LECTURE BY PROFESSOR PETR PELČÁK

25.3.2013

"Mies van der Rohe - a path to the flowing space and aesthetics of Villa Tugendhat"   Although the space arrangement of Villa Tugendhat was being described as radical, its preparation and aims can... read more

 
LECTURE BY PROFESSOR VLADIMÍR ŠLAPETA

LECTURE BY PROFESSOR VLADIMÍR ŠLAPETA

25.2.2013

"Reception of Villa Tugendhat in the context of contemporary Czechoslovak architecture"   Villa Tugendhat was received by the Czech environment quite coldly or rather with ignorance up to definite... read more

 
A LECTURE BY EVA JIŘIČNÁ

A LECTURE BY EVA JIŘIČNÁ

21.11.2012

On Wednesday 21 November 2012, world-renowned Czech architect and designer Eva Jiřičná lectured at the Villa Tugendhat. A lecture on "Architecture laced with glass and steel – from design to practical... read more

 
LECTURE BY CHRISTOPHER LONG, PROFESSOR OF ARCHITECTUR HISTORY FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN

LECTURE BY CHRISTOPHER LONG, PROFESSOR OF ARCHITECTUR HISTORY...

19.11.2012

“Thoughts on the Ground Plan: Spatial Ideas in Mies, Loos, Strnad, Frank and Scharoun” During the early decades of the last century, Central Europe was not a fertile ground for discussions about building... read more

 
INVITATION FOR EVENT

INVITATION FOR EVENT

1.10.2012

Dear friends, DOCOMOMO members, fans of modern architecture and the Tugendhat Villa,  please accept our invitation to an exceptional presentation of the TUGENDHAT Villa, which will be held on October... read more

 
Lecture of the Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Science

Lecture of the Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Science

6.6.2012

A closed lecture, organised by the Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Science, took place in Villa Tugendhat on 6 June 2012. The lecture on the theme Immaterial Bodies: Mies van der Rohe and the Baroque... read more

 
REPAIRS AND RESTORATION OF METAL ITEMS, TECHNICAL ELEMENTS AND MODERN ARCHITECTURE FURNISHINGS

REPAIRS AND RESTORATION OF METAL ITEMS, TECHNICAL ELEMENTS...

10.5.2012

The 26th specialised methodological day of the National Monument Institute workplace Brno will take place on 15 May 2012 from 10am to 3 pm in the Moravian Museum in Brno (Zelný trh 8) in Dietrichstein... read more