International Conference “Contemporary Built Heritage Conservation & Rehabilitation in the Mediterranean”

International Conference “Contemporary Built Heritage Conservation & Rehabilitation in the Mediterranean” The French National Order of Architects (CNOA), the Mediterranean Union of Architects (UMAR) and Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Montpellier (ENSAM) are inviting researchers and practitioners specializing in the preservation, conservation, renovation or transformation of buildings, sites and neighbourhoods of contemporary architecture in the… Continue reading International Conference “Contemporary Built Heritage Conservation & Rehabilitation in the Mediterranean”

CfA for edited book chapters “Canon(s) and Icon(s): re-wondering a North-South contamination”

CfA for Edited Book Chapters “Canon(s) and Icon(s): re-wondering a North-South contamination” DOCOMOMO International is pleased to announce the Call for Abstracts for Edited Book Chapters “Canon(s) and Icon(s): re-wondering a North-South contamination.” The edited chapters will be part of the book series “Analecta Romana Instituti Danici. Supplementa,” set to be published by Quasar in… Continue reading CfA for edited book chapters “Canon(s) and Icon(s): re-wondering a North-South contamination”

Capsule tower in Tokyo at risk

Capsule tower in Tokyo at risk DOCOMOMO International has to report that the demolition of Kisho Kurokawa’s iconic metabolist building has started in April 2022. Despite many initiatives of residents, owners and activists it was not possible to find an investor who could preserve and renovate the whole building.  Read more background information about the… Continue reading Capsule tower in Tokyo at risk

Summer workshop “The Museum of Modern Architecture and the Mediterranean (MMAM)”

Summer workshop “The Museum of Modern Architecture and the Mediterranean (MMAM)” Registration is open for 2022 UMAR Summer School “The Museum of Modern Architecture and the Mediterranean” held in Ioannina for an intensive week, from September 4-10. The event is co-organized by DOCOMOMO Greece. Addressing the themes proposed by UMAR, participants will be encouraged to… Continue reading Summer workshop “The Museum of Modern Architecture and the Mediterranean (MMAM)”

Summer School: “Architecture & Landscape: For a Sustainable 21ˢᵗ Century Built from the 20ᵗʰ Century Heritage (Archi 2022)”

Summer School: “Architecture & Landscape: For a Sustainable 21ˢᵗ Century Built from the 20ᵗʰ Century Heritage (Archi 2022)” The National School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture of Lille (ENSAPL) and the International Academy (summer university for international students in Hauts-de-France) co-organise Archi 2022 from July 4th to 12th. This France Excellence Summer School is a strong online intensive 40-hour training programme taught… Continue reading Summer School: “Architecture & Landscape: For a Sustainable 21ˢᵗ Century Built from the 20ᵗʰ Century Heritage (Archi 2022)”

Territories of Faith. Religion, Urban Planning and Demographic Change in Post-War Europe

Territories of Faith. Religion, Urban Planning and Demographic Change in Post-War Europe A novel and interdisciplinary perspective on post-war church building. DOCOMOMO International would like to draw your attention to a new book publication entitled Territories of Faith. Religion, Urban Planning and Demographic Change in Post-War Europe. Sterken, Sven and Weyns, Eva (eds.), Leuven University… Continue reading Territories of Faith. Religion, Urban Planning and Demographic Change in Post-War Europe

Silos of Beirut at risk

Silos of Beirut at risk DOCOMOMO International strongly supports the the concept of non-demolition of the silos of Beirut, which acts as a memorial and a carrier of the collective memory.  DOCOMOMO International has been contacted by a group of 25 Lebanese Heritage experts regarding the possible demolition of the silos of Beirut. The silos… Continue reading Silos of Beirut at risk

The 7th WTA Colloquium – Maintenance of Concrete Buildings

The 7th WTA Colloquium –Maintenance of Concrete Buildings. Strategies for the Conservation of Historic Concrete Structures, June 10th, 2022 Concrete heritage buildings from the 20th century are at risk, due to the absence of recognition of the historic values of these buildings as well as to the lack of knowledge of the specific characteristics of… Continue reading The 7th WTA Colloquium – Maintenance of Concrete Buildings

Designing Modernity: Architecture in the Arab World 1945-1973

Designing Modernity: Architecture in the Arab World 1945-1973 DOCOMOMO International would like to draw your attention to a new book launch and symposium – Designing Modernity: Architecture in the Arab World 1945-1973, George Arbid – Philipp Oswalt (ed.). Please see the press release below: Since 2019, the Goethe-Institut Palestinian territories, together with international experts, has… Continue reading Designing Modernity: Architecture in the Arab World 1945-1973

Call for Papers: Special Issue of the DOCOMOMO Journal – Modern Movement in Ukraine: Extended deadline

CfP: Special Issue of the DOCOMOMO Journal – Modern Movement in Ukraine: Extended Deadline May 31st In March 2022 DOCOMOMO International has put forward a Solidarity Statement on Ukraine to express our solidarity and to intensify our joint activities of documentation and conservation related to Modernist Architecture and Urbanism in Ukraine. DOCOMOMO Ukraine since its… Continue reading Call for Papers: Special Issue of the DOCOMOMO Journal – Modern Movement in Ukraine: Extended deadline