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)”

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

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

DOCOMOMO_NL lecture and discussion on ‘Sphere dwellings’

DOCOMOMO_NL lecture and discussion on ‘Sphere dwellings’ On Thursday March 24, 19.30-21.30 the Dutch workingparty organizes an online lecture and discussion about the experimental Bolwoningen (sphere dwellings) in ‘s-Hertogenbosch. Language will be Dutch. Registration via info@docomomo.nl Aan de noordkant van de binnenstad van ‘s-Hertogenbosch staan 50 bijzondere woningen: de zogenaamde bolwoningen uit 1984 van architect… Continue reading DOCOMOMO_NL lecture and discussion on ‘Sphere dwellings’

“1972/2022 Monuments for Future in Practice”

“1972/2022 Monuments for Future in Practice” – On dealing with young monuments of modernism Please find enclosed a call for papers of the DFG network „Building Research Younger Building Stock 1945+” for an interdisciplinary study day, which will take place on 17-19.11.22 in the World Heritage City of Augsburg. The venue is the congress hall Augsburg, designed… Continue reading “1972/2022 Monuments for Future in Practice”