In Memoriam: Mabel Scarone (1931-2024)

In Memoriam: Mabel Scarone (1931-2024) Very sad news hit the DOCOMOMO family in general and the DOCOMOMO Argentina working party in particular. Our beloved Mabel Scarone passed away in Buenos Aires at the age of 93. She was an architect, professor, researcher, specialist in preservation and a dedicated DOCOMOMO frontrunner right from the start. Mabel… Continue reading In Memoriam: Mabel Scarone (1931-2024)

Exhibition “At Eye Level – Africa and its Modernity”

Photography exhibition At Eye Level – Africa and its Modernity opens on May 16 The exhibition “At Eye Level – Africa and its Modernity” by photographer Jean Molitor opens on May 16, 2024 at 19.00h at Willy Brandt House in Berlin. The exhibition will showcase African Modern Architecture through visual storytelling and documentation and other… Continue reading Exhibition “At Eye Level – Africa and its Modernity”

Final Call for Registration – Modernist Woman Interior Designers and Artists Conference

Final Call for Registration (26 Feb!) – Modernist Woman Interior Designers and Artists Conference (Lisboa, 7-8 March) Final countdown! Don’t miss the chance to attend the conference “Modernist Woman Interior Designers and Artists” in Lisbon on March 7-8, featuring two days of keynote lectures and paper sessions, plus an exclusive tour day on March 9.… Continue reading Final Call for Registration – Modernist Woman Interior Designers and Artists Conference

Docomomo ISC/ID + Docomomo Portugal Conference “Modernist women interior designers and artists”

Registrations are now open: Docomomo ISC/ID + Docomomo Portugal Conference “Modernist women interior designers and artists” Registrations are now open for the International Conference organized by Docomomo ISC/ID and Docomomo Portugal on “Modernist women interior designers and artists: to deepen the reading of the different expressions of female creativity”. The event will take place on… Continue reading Docomomo ISC/ID + Docomomo Portugal Conference “Modernist women interior designers and artists”

CONCRETO Academy

Docomomo International teams up in CONCRETO Docomomo International teams up in CONCRETO! CONCRETO is an Alliance for Education and Enterprises within the Erasmus+ Programme. A 36-month project bringing together 13 partners from 5 EU countries to promote the GREEN REHABILITATION of EUROPEAN CONCRETE ARCHITECTURE. The CONCRETO Partners recognise the LACK of specialist skills available and… Continue reading CONCRETO Academy

Call for Abstracts: Docomomo US National Symposium in Miami

Call for Abstracts: Docomomo US National Symposium in Miami The Docomomo US National Symposium is the primary event in the United States for professionals to discuss and share efforts to preserve modern architecture and meet leading practitioners and industry professionals. Save the Date You are invited to join the Docomomo US National Symposium in Miami and… Continue reading Call for Abstracts: Docomomo US National Symposium in Miami

Heritage in Danger: SAS Royal Hotel

Heritage in Danger: SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen, Denmark Docomomo Denmark reports that the SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen by Arne Jacobsen (1960) is at risk. The building is assessed as high value by Copenhagen municipality (value 2 of 9 (1 being the highest)). However, the building is not listed by national authorities. According to… Continue reading Heritage in Danger: SAS Royal Hotel

CfP: Modernist Women Interior Designers & Artists

Call for Papers: Docomomo ISC/ID Conference on Modernist women interior designers and artists: to deepen the reading of the different expressions of female creativity The Docomomo International Specialist Committee on Interior Design (ISC/ID) and Docomomo Portugal, in partnership with Fundação Dom Luís I – Casa das Histórias Paula Rego and with the Municipality of Cascais,… Continue reading CfP: Modernist Women Interior Designers & Artists

In Memoriam – Maija Kairamo, 1935-2023

In Memoriam – Maija Kairamo, 1935-2023 Docomomo International is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Maija Kairamo, Finnish architect and longtime collaborator of Docomomo. Please read the obituary by the Honorary President of Docomomo, Hubert-Jan Henket below: “On a summer day in June, our dear Docomomo friend, the elegant architect Maija Kairamo (born… Continue reading In Memoriam – Maija Kairamo, 1935-2023

In Memoriam – Jean-Louis Cohen, 1949-2023

In Memoriam – Jean-Louis Cohen, 1949-2023 Docomomo International is deeply saddened to hear the news of the passing of Jean-Louis Cohen on August 7, 2023. A renowned architectural critic, professor, and advocate of 20th century architecture preservation, he also held a crucial role in the scientific council of Docomomo and was an invaluable collaborator. Docomomo… Continue reading In Memoriam – Jean-Louis Cohen, 1949-2023