- vila Stiassni v Brně ()
- 3. 11. 2017–17. 12. 2017
- Please check the opening hours by the organizer
Stiassni villa, originally built for the family textile factory owner Alfred Stiassni, later to be known as a government villa that hosted many important state visits, such as President Edvard Benes or Cuban dictator Fidel Castro.
The villa was built between 1927-1929 according to the design of the Brno architect Ernst Wiesner. It stands out primarily for its bold, almost castle-like interiors. The villa is surrounded by extensive gardens, with more than three hectares, in a luxury district of Brno Pisárky. After many years, when the villa served as a hotel for important state visits and was rented to celebrate birthdays, etc., In 2009 it was transferred under the administration of the National Heritage Institute and its recovery began, that tried to return the villa to the form of the period when the Stiassni family lived there It was opened to the public 14. December 2014.
14. 7. 2017
Competition and Traveling Exhibition "My Country Through the Ways of Change" brings testimony of the beneficial changes of neglected places and settlements in our...
24. 6. 2017
About a dozen volunteers from the United Kingdom will be assisting with work at villa Stiassni from 9 to 15 July. Selected parts of the garden, which in its time...
28. 4. 2017
It's been 72 years since the house in Brno-Pisárky hosted President Edvard Beneš. After this visit, all the wartime provisory has ended, and the house became the...
A unique world treasure of Modernist architecture and a UNESCO world heritage site – of course it’s the Villa Tugendhat! Built from 1929-1930 according to the design of...
After you’ve had a good look round the Villa Stiassni, why not take a walk to another interesting villa? It’s less than two kilometres away. The route takes you through...