Urgent action required: Ontario Place (Toronto, Canada)

Urgent action required: Ontario Place (Toronto, Canada) Docomomo International would like to share a message from Ontario Place for All, a grassroots organization advocating to protect Ontario Place, one of Toronto’s key heritage sites, from privatization and immediate threats of demolition.  The 155-hectare public waterfront site was designed by architect Eberhard Zeidler, landscape architect Michael Hough,… Continue reading Urgent action required: Ontario Place (Toronto, Canada)

DOCONF2023 Proceedings

DOCONF2023 Proceedings have been published. The bi-annual DOCONF series, organised by the Department of Urban Planning and Design, Faculty of Architecture, Budapest University of Technology and Economics and the Foundation for Urban Design, Budapest, provides a comparative overview of current doctoral research in architecture, urban design, urban planning, and landscape architecture focusing on the urban challenges related… Continue reading DOCONF2023 Proceedings


This tour will visit some fascinating buildings from the MODERN movement located in and around Tokyo designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, Le Corbusier, Kunio Maekawa, Kenzo Tange and other famous Japanese Architects. Visit traditional Japanese buildings and explore the connection of Japanese aesthetics with Modern architecture. Enjoy Japanese culture, architecture, art and design, see international… Continue reading TOKYO “MODERN” ARCHITECTURE TOUR (2 – 9 MARCH 2024)

ONLINE LECTURES: Winter Wednesdays ’23-’24

Invitation for Docomomo Belgium’s first online lecture of the new series of Winter Wednesday’s Lectures which will take place on 15/11 20h. Please, register through this link: https://docomomo.be/onlinelectures23-24/ Marc Pimlott (TU Delft) will talk about ‘Landscape, territory, interior and its ideological gesture’. The lecture concerns the transformation of landscape through ideological gesture, to territory, and… Continue reading ONLINE LECTURES: Winter Wednesdays ’23-’24

Convergences and Divergences

Modernism Beyond East and West International conference (16-18 November 2023) with partners from different parts of Europe critically rethinking and analyzing the history of European modern architecture with reference to Central and Eastern Europe. Organized by the Pilecki-Institute in cooperation with the initiative for a “European Triennial of Modernism (ETOM)“. More information here.

Architects’ Journeys #1: Stanislas Jasinski

Architects’ Journeys #1: Stanislas Jasinski Authors: Véronique Boone (vice chair Docomomo Belgium), Maurizio Cohen, Benoît MoritzPublisher: Mercatorfonds Brussels (2023) Architects’ Journeys is a collection of monographs on architects who left their mark on the built landscape of Brussels after the First World War. The collection focuses on the output of architects whose work is less well known,… Continue reading Architects’ Journeys #1: Stanislas Jasinski

OPEN CALL | Landscapes of Care

OPEN CALL | Landscapes of Care Public housing across multiple geographies: crossing theories and practices Sophia Journal is currently accepting submissions for its third thematic cycle “Landscapes of Care” focused on “Public housing across multiple geographies: crossing theories and practices”. Editors: Maria Neto (UBI-FAUP), Paz Nuñez Martí (UAH-ETSAM)Guest Editors: Igea Troiani (LSBU), Joan Mac Donald… Continue reading OPEN CALL | Landscapes of Care

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

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