MoMo at Risk: Düsseldorf Opera

Heritage at Risk: Düsseldorf Opera House The monumental Düsseldorf Opera House is under threat of demolition under the city plan to replace it with a larger building – “a future architectural and cultural lighthouse project”. This project does not take into account the preservation of the existing Opera House. Originally built as a municipal theater… Continue reading MoMo at Risk: Düsseldorf Opera

MoMo at Risk: Kortrijk Railway Station

Heritage at Risk: Kortrijk railway station, Belgium Docomomo International shares Docomomo Belgium’s stance on supporting the maintenance of the Kortrijk railway station, which is included in the European list of the seven most endangered heritage sites, The 7 Most Endangered. Despite this status, the local government and the Belgian railway company are planning to demolish… Continue reading MoMo at Risk: Kortrijk Railway Station

MoMo at Risk: Robot Bank, Bangkok

Heritage in Danger: The Robot Bank building in Bangkok, Thailand Docomomo Thai is raising alarm on the iconic Robot Bank building in Bangkok, Thailand. Widely regarded as one of most important Postmodern Architecture in Thailand, this building is now under renovation, with its original appearance and characteristics severely under threat. You can read the full… Continue reading MoMo at Risk: Robot Bank, Bangkok

MoMo at Risk: Ocean Terminal Precinct, SA

Heritage at Risk: Ocean Terminal Precinct, Point Precinct, Durban, South Africa Docomomo International was made aware that the landmark Ocean Terminal Complex in Point Precinct, South Africa is under threat for demolition. We present the letter from the co-chair of Docomomo South Africa, Sandra van der Merwe below: A demolition permit has been granted for… Continue reading MoMo at Risk: Ocean Terminal Precinct, SA

MoMo at Risk: Portuguese Pavement

MoMo at Risk: Artisanal Modernist Portuguese Pavement in Horta, Azores The modernist paved sidewalk along the bay of the City of Horta, Azores islands, Portugal, made with the unique artisanal Calçada Portuguesa method in the 1950’s, is under threat of destruction due to the ongoing municipal rehabilitation works. This traditional artisanal pavement, which follows a… Continue reading MoMo at Risk: Portuguese Pavement

Webinar: Heritage-led Development for IIM Ahmedabad

Future of the Modern Past – Heritage-led Development for IIM Ahmedabad The webinar on the future of the IIM Ahmedabad will take place on April 13 and 14, 2023, 17.00-20.15 IST / 13.30-16.45 CET. The event is organized under the aegis of ICOMOS India, through the collaboration of The National Scientific Committee of 20th Century… Continue reading Webinar: Heritage-led Development for IIM Ahmedabad

MoMo at Risk: Boerentoren in Antwerp

Monument at Risk – The Historic Boerentoren in Antwerp Docomomo International would like to share the letter from Docomomo Belgium, who as a national working party took initiative to compile a letter regarding the possible transformation of the historic Boerentoren building in Antwerp, Belgium. The letter can be viewed in full below: Docomomo Belgium announces:… Continue reading MoMo at Risk: Boerentoren in Antwerp

Partisan Memorial Cemetery in Mostar

Heritage in Danger: The Partisan Memorial Cemetery in Mostar The Partisan Memorial Cemetery in Mostar (Bosnia and Herzegovina) by Bogdan Bogdanović is on the list of 11 most endangered monuments and heritage sites in Europe for 2023, announced by Europa Nostra and the European Investment Bank Institute. This 300m long paved ceremonial pathway is one… Continue reading Partisan Memorial Cemetery in Mostar

Erich Mendelsohn. Architecture of Dialogue

Conference Erich Mendelsohn – Architecture of Dialogue Docomomo International is pleased to share the program for the conference “Erich Mendelsohn – Architecture of Dialogue”, set to take place on March 21 to 24, 2023 in physical and digital format. Docomomo Israel is a partner of this conference. The event will be held in English. For… Continue reading Erich Mendelsohn. Architecture of Dialogue