Presentation: Special Issue Docomomo Journal 70

Docomomo Journal 70 – “From Constructivism to Modernism in Kharkiv” presentation and exhibition Docomomo International is inviting you to the presentation, workshop-talk and vernissage to celebrate the publishing of the special issue of Docomomo Journal 70 – From Constructivism to Modernism in Kharkiv. This is our second Journal issue dedicated to Ukrainian architecture, the first… Continue reading Presentation: Special Issue Docomomo Journal 70

ETOM NEB Lab – Activating Trans-European Modernism

Activating Trans-European ModernismThe ETOM NEB-Lab for the New European Bauhaus and the ETOM – European Triennial of Modernism The collaborative trans-European dimension of Modernism engenders particularly three huge potentials –especially exploring the developments beyond East and West dichotomies: first, a scope of incredibly rich and diverse modern cultural heritage, second the vital realm and diversity… Continue reading ETOM NEB Lab – Activating Trans-European Modernism

Final Call to Nominate a Site to the 2025 World Monuments Watch

Final Call to Nominate a Site to the 2025 World Monuments Watch The deadline to submit a nomination to the 2025 World Monuments Watch is approaching on March 15.   World Monuments Fund (WMF) invites nominations for heritage places facing urgent challenges. Every two years, the Watch selects 25 places that tell a local story with… Continue reading Final Call to Nominate a Site to the 2025 World Monuments Watch

Women in Architecture

Research Database “Women in Architecture” in Czech Republic Docomomo International is happy to announce the newly launched database and website “Women in Architecture“, which was made possible with support from the Czech Science Foundation and conducted in collaboration between the National Gallery in Prague (NGP) and the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague.… Continue reading Women in Architecture

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

Heritage in Danger: Notre-Dame de Beauraing

Heritage in Danger: Notre-Dame de Beauraing sanctuary Docomomo International has been made aware through Docomomo Belgium of a Heritage in Danger, namely the future state of the Notre-Dame de Beauraing sanctuary in Belgium. This Catholic sanctuary represents a major work of one of the most important and representative Belgian late modern architects, Roger Bastin (1913-1986).… Continue reading Heritage in Danger: Notre-Dame de Beauraing

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

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

8th Architectural Finishes Research Conference – CfA

8th Architectural Finishes Research Conference and Call for Abstracts Docomomo International is pleased to share the news that from May 29 through 1 June 2024, the Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands (RCE) will host the Architectural Finishes Research Conference in Amsterdam, in collaboration with renowned partners on this subject in the Low Countries: Koninklijk… Continue reading 8th Architectural Finishes Research Conference – CfA

Building Data: Architecture, Memory and New Imaginaries

Bakema Congress “Building Data. Architecture, Memory and New Imaginaries” DOCOMOMO International is pleased to share the announcement of the upcoming annual conference of the Jaap Bakema Study Centre (JBSC) “Building Data. Architecture, Memory and New Imaginaries,” set to take place on November 23-24 at TU Delft and Het Nieuwe Instituut in Rotterdam. The focus will… Continue reading Building Data: Architecture, Memory and New Imaginaries