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19 Jun 2012 - 19 Aug 2012

The Villa Tugendhat in Context (exhibition)

This exhibition of material drawn from the British Architectural Library's collections celebrates the completion of the two-year restoration of Mies van der Roha's Villa Tugendhat by placing his remarkable glass and steel hillside villa in context with his work in Europe and America. Admission free, photo ID required for entry.

Photographs © David Zidlicky

Open Tuesday, 10.00–20.00, Wednesday and Friday, 10.00–17.00, Saturday,10.00–13.30
British Architectural Library - Tel: +44 (0)20 7307 3882
More information:

Beyond The Glass Room: The many lives of the Villa Tugendhat; 3 JULY 2012 at 6.30 pm


Mies van der Rohe and the Villa Tugendhat: A Seminar for Students; 3 JULY at 3 pm


This project is part of the British Council’s International Architecture and Design Showcase 2012 (21 June-23 September); a global gathering of cultural projects that investigate architecture and design from across the world, presented for the London 2012 Festival.

Organised in collaboration with the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), and Docomomo.



This event was part of Czech Open 2012, the accompanying cultural programme of the London Olympic Games 2012 organised by the Czech Centre London in collaboration with the Czech Olympic Committee, the City of Prague, the Islington City Council, the Embassy of the Czech Republic in the UK and other partners.

The Czech Open season presented dozens of Czech artists, designers, musicians and many more who, in collaboration with their British counterparts, created projects for London-based galleries, cinemas, festivals and community spaces between March and August 2012.

Czech Open 2012 was the largest and most visible presentation of Czech culture in the UK in the last decade.





British Architectural Library, 66 Portland Place London W1B 1AD


From: 19 Jun 2012
To: 19 Aug 2012


Czech Center is a coorganizer of the event

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