Shared Heritage Africa – Kampala sessions

Shared Heritage Africa – Kampala sessions DOCOMOMO International is engaged in the Shared Heritage Africa project run by DOCOMOMO Germany. After visiting Kigali (Rwanda), the team is now in Kampala (Uganda). After a wonderful excursion/photographing workshop full of interesting (Modern) architecture on Sunday, visiting Makarere University and Kyambogo University, the writing workshop continued on Monday… Continue reading Shared Heritage Africa – Kampala sessions

Shared Heritage Africa – Kigali sessions

Shared Heritage Africa – Kigali sessions DOCOMOMO International is engaged in the Shared Heritage Africa project run by DOCOMOMO Germany. Today the team joined forces for a workshop at the Faculty of Architecture and Environmental Design of the University of Rwanda in Kigali. Wonderful to see the enthusiasm of students to think about, discuss and… Continue reading Shared Heritage Africa – Kigali sessions

Proceedings 17th International DOCOMOMO Conference

Proceedings 17th International Docomomo Conference Modern Design: Social Commitment and Quality of Life EditorsCARMEN JORDÁ SUCHMAITE PALOMARES FIGUERESANA TOSTÕESUTA POTTGIESSER 17th International Docomomo Conference6-9 September 2022Universitat Politècnica de València, València · Spain Publishersdocomomo internationaltirant lo blanch Download the proceedings in pdf. Printed copies available via tirant lo blanch.

Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) Old Campus in danger

Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) Old Campus in Danger ICOMOS is again issuing a worldwide Heritage Alert, the most consequential expressional of concern, to amplify awareness of the threat to the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) Old Campus and draw urgent attention to the eminent risk of loss of the internationally significant buildings that make up… Continue reading Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) Old Campus in danger

DOCOMOMO Manifesto on Education

DOCOMOMO Manifesto on Education During the closing ceremony of the 17th International DOCOMOMO Conference in Valencia, the DOCOMOMO Manifesto on Education was presented. Through this Manifesto, DOCOMOMO promotes a discussion on better education for Modern Movement heritage, embracing its cultural, ethical, and social ideas and values that are still relevant in 21st century society. The… Continue reading DOCOMOMO Manifesto on Education

17th IDC Workshop update – Cheste Complex

17th IDC: Workshop Update After two days of hard working and a lot of fun, the first results of the DOCOMOMO student Workshop start to take shape. In a very warm but stimulating environment, 30 students and several tutors are working closely together to understand the architectural essence of the Cheste Worker’s University near Valencia.… Continue reading 17th IDC Workshop update – Cheste Complex

DOCOMOMO_NL lecture and discussion on ‘Sphere dwellings’

DOCOMOMO_NL lecture and discussion on ‘Sphere dwellings’ On Thursday March 24, 19.30-21.30 the Dutch workingparty organizes an online lecture and discussion about the experimental Bolwoningen (sphere dwellings) in ‘s-Hertogenbosch. Language will be Dutch. Registration via info@docomomo.nl Aan de noordkant van de binnenstad van ‘s-Hertogenbosch staan 50 bijzondere woningen: de zogenaamde bolwoningen uit 1984 van architect… Continue reading DOCOMOMO_NL lecture and discussion on ‘Sphere dwellings’

Open call for Digital Fellowships

Open call for Digital Fellowships Shared Heritage Africa (SHA): Rediscovering Masterpieces is announcing an open call for Digital Fellowships, which will be awarded to students and young professionals in architecture related fields or with demonstrable interest in architecture, and based in Ghana, Uganda or Nigeria. Deadline for applications is February 15, 2022. The 6 month… Continue reading Open call for Digital Fellowships

16/02 Docomomo Scotland Winter Lecture

Docomomo Scotland Winter Lecture – “Spence’s Canongate Housing: Retrofitting Modern Heritage” On Wednesday, 16 February, Docomomo Scotland is delighted to have Scott Abercrombie of John Gilbert Architects talk about their work conserving and retrofitting Basil Spence’s housing development on the Canongate in Edinburgh’s Old Town.  He will explore the significance of the blocks, the issues identified… Continue reading 16/02 Docomomo Scotland Winter Lecture

Palazzo INA at risk

Palazzo INA at risk The recent administrative simplifications ask for urgent protection of a masterpiece by Piero Bottoni, an important asset for the history of the city of Milan, due to the building’s particularly important interest in 20th century Italian architectural culture. Support us (the school of Architechture at Politecnico Milano) in the procedure to… Continue reading Palazzo INA at risk