The IIT College of Architecture and the Mies van der Rohe Society are pleased to present the “Celebration of the Reopening of the Villa Tugendhat: Mies Here and There,” featuring a series of lectures, panel discussion, and exhibition on the Ludwig Mies van der Rohe-designed villa in Brno, Czech Republic. The symposium will be held from 9 am – 2 pm on Saturday, January 21 in the MTCC Auditorium (exhibition to follow in Crown Hall).
Schedule of Events
9 am – Opening Remarks
Dean Donna Robertson
9:15 am – Mies There: Restoration of the Villa Tugendhat
Iveta Cerna, architect, head of the Project Office at the Villa and Secretary of Tugendhat House International Committee and Ivo Hammer, university professor (retired), restorer and conservator, and chairman of Tugendhat House International Committee
10 am – Mies Here: Mies in the US and the Villa Tugendhat
Dirk Lohan, principal, Lohan Anderson
11 am – The Role of the Brno School of Architects on and in the Modern Movement in Architecture
Professor Petr Pelcak, School of Architecture, Brno University of Technology
12 pm – Panel Discussion
12:30 pm – Exhibition of the Villa Tugendhat
Graham Resource Center at the Lower Level, Crown Hall
This event is sponsored by the KMD Foundation and Chicago Sister Cities International, coordinated by Judith W. Munson, JD, Executive Director, ICPHEP, Adj. Prof. John Marshall Law School.
Symposium is free and open to the public. Call 312.567.3312 for information.