Heritage in Danger: Hashima City Office Building by Junzo Sakakura

Heritage in Danger: Hashima City Office Building by Junzo Sakakura Docomomo International has been made aware through Docomomo Japan of the intensified demolition threats to the Hashima City Office Building by Junzo Sakakura.  The Hashima City Office Building is located a 5-minute walk from Junzo Sakakura’s birthplace, was completed in 1959 and received the prestigious… Continue reading Heritage in Danger: Hashima City Office Building by Junzo Sakakura

Heritage in Danger: Le Corbusier’s Sanskar Kendra Museum of the City of Ahmedabad, 1955

Docomomo International would like to draw your attention to an urgent matter at Le Corbusier’s Sanskar Kendra Museum of the City of Ahmedabad, 1955. William J. R. Curtis makes a plea for renovation and retention of a major Le Corbusier work. Read the full article here. To sign the petition click here. Image: The museum in… Continue reading Heritage in Danger: Le Corbusier’s Sanskar Kendra Museum of the City of Ahmedabad, 1955

Heritage in Danger: The new check-in hall of the Main Railway Station in Prague

New check-in hall of the Main Railway Station in Prague (Prague, Czech Republic) Docomomo International has been made aware through Docomomo Czech Republic of a Heritage in Danger, namely the future state of the new check-in hall of the Main Railway Station in Prague.  “The new check-in hall of the Main Railway Station in Prague… Continue reading Heritage in Danger: The new check-in hall of the Main Railway Station in Prague

2026 International Docomomo Conference

The 19th International Docomomo Conference Announcement DOCOMOMO International is pleased to announce that the 19th International DOCOMOMO Conference to be organized in 2026 has been granted to DOCOMOMO US and the US/ California Chapter, based on and following the unanimous recommendation of the DOCOMOMO Advisory Board. During the 2022 Conference in Valencia, it was stated… Continue reading 2026 International Docomomo Conference

Extended deadline – 2024 IDC Sessions

Extended deadline for International Docomomo Conference 2024 Call for Sessions Please note the extended deadline for the Call for Sessions for the International Docomomo Conference 2024 until 30 September 2023. More information can be found in here, as well as on the Conference website: https://docomomoconference2024.com/calls-sessions/

Rekenkamer (Court of Audit building) in the Hague

Open Letter – Rekenkamer (Court of Audit building) in The Hague Following Docomomo Netherlands, Docomomo International would like to draw to your attention the matter of the the Rekenkamer (Court of Audit building) in the Hague by Aldo and Hannie van Eyck, one of the most important Dutch architects of the last century. Various specialists… Continue reading Rekenkamer (Court of Audit building) in the Hague

DOCOMOMO Journal #68 – 2023/1

Middle Class Mass Housing The first DOCOMOMO Journal of 2023 is available online: #68 on Middle Class Housing in Europe. Together with #69 the printed version of this issue will we sent to all DOCOMOMO International members before the end of the year. Enjoy the online version via https://doi.org/10.52200/docomomo.68 This special issue of the Docomomo… Continue reading DOCOMOMO Journal #68 – 2023/1

18th International DOCOMOMO Conference

18th International DOCOMOMO Conference 2024 Announcement DOCOMOMO International is delighted to announce that following the Advisory Board meeting on December 5, DOCOMOMO Chile has been chosen to host the 18th International DOCOMOMO Conference in 2024. We congratulate DOCOMOMO Chile and commend them on their great work. The 18th IDC will take place in Santiago, Chile… Continue reading 18th International DOCOMOMO Conference

DOCOMOMO Journals 66 and 67

DOCOMOMO Journals 66 and 67 DOCOMOMO International is pleased to present the DOCOMOMO Journal issues No. 66 and No. 67, digitally available online. Physical copies will soon be shipped to our Members worldwide. DOCOMOMO Journal 66 – Modern Plastic Heritage combines the spirit of the multi-facetted technology dossiers into a fully-fledged journal bridging documentation and… Continue reading DOCOMOMO Journals 66 and 67

Conserving Black Modernism Grants

Conserving Black Modernism Grants Docomomo International is pleased to share information regarding Conserving Black Modernism, a $3.1 million grant program funded by Getty and managed by the African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund. Its focus is to preserve modern architecture by Black architects and designers. The program is currently accepting Letters of Intent. Apply now… Continue reading Conserving Black Modernism Grants