September 20, 2013 03:52 PM Blog
Villa Tugendhat, Brno, Czech RepublicI recently attended a documentary film about the iconic Villa Tugendhat, Brno, Czech Republic, during the Jameson Dublin Film Festival. It was built in 1930 for a jewish couple Grete Weiss and her husband Fritz Tugendhat who were members of wealthy industrialist families in Brno in former Czechoslovakia. Its design unveiled a new approach to architecture at the time, namely, functionalism. The architect, Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe (1886-1969)&nbs ......
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