14th International Docomomo Conference 2016
Call for Sessions Results
DATE: 3/8/2015
docomomo International is pleased to announce the results of the Call for Sessions for the 14th International Docomomo Conference - Adaptive Reuse. The Modern Movement Towards the Future that will take place September 6-9, 2016, at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal.

docomomo International had an excellent response to the Call for Sessions. Nearly excellent 100 proposals were received, making the selection extremely competitive. The Scientific Committee selected them in order to guarantee the coherence of the programme, from a thematic, geographical and chronological standpoint. 



Marginal Landscape

Session Chairs: Andrew John Saniga, Senior Lecturer and Program Coordinator in Landscape Architecture,
docomomo ISC U+L, Australia; Jan Haenraets, Atelier Anonymous Director, docomomo ISC U+L, Belgium.

Outside In: Landscape and Building
Session Chair: Marc Treib, Professor of Architecture Emeritus, University of California, USA.

Architecture and Tourism: Rethinking Modern Leisurescapes
Session Chairs: María Macarena Cortés Darrigrande, Architecture School, Pontificia Universidad Católica de
Chile, Chile; Susana Luísa Mexia Lobo, Architecture Department, University of Coimbra, Portugal.


Reuse and Valorisation of Modern Architecture in Small Towns: Images, Plans, Strategies
Session Chair: Emma Tagliacollo, National Research Council of Italy, Institute for the Conservation and 
Valorization of Cultural Heritage, Italy.

Urban Conservation, Modern Heritage and Public Policies: Towards a Sustainable Approach
Session Chair: Horacio Torrent, Pontificia Univerasidad Católica de Chile, Chile.


Reinventing Modern Children’s Spaces and Places
Session Chairs: Alexandra Nave Alegre, Assistant Professor, CEris, ICIST, Instituto Superior Técnico, 
Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal. Teresa Valsassina Heitor, Full Professor, CEris, ICIST, Instituto Superior 
Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal; Sandra Marques Pereira, Invited Professor, DINÂMIA-CET´ ISCTE-IUL, Portugal.

Large Spaces into Specific Places. Challenges in Converting Buildings for Cultural Uses
Session Chair: Timo Tuomi, Adjunct professor, Department of Art History, University of Helsinki; Director, Espoo City Museum, Finland.


Industrial Buildings and Areas as Zones of Transformation
Session Chair: Aino Niskanen, Professor, Aalto University, Finland.

Conservation Planning for C20 Buildings
Session Chair: Catherine Croft, Director, C20 Society, United Kingdom.

The Modern Campus: Landscape Identity and Architectural Adaptation
Session Chairs: Hannah Lewi, Associate Professor University of Melbourne, Australia; Cameron Logan, University of Sydney, Australia.

Retrofitting the Modern: The Preservation of Post-War Social Housing Estates and their Adaptation to Contemporary Environmental Standards
Session Chairs: Luis Miguel Lus Arana, Assistant Professor, School of Engineering and Architecture, Zaragoza 
University, Spain; Lucía C. Pérez Moreno, Assistant Professor, School of Engineering and Architecture, Zaragoza 
University, Spain.

Revisiting African Modernism
Session Chairs: Ola Uduku, University of Edinburgh, Scotland; Miles Glendinning, University of Edinburgh, 


“A Mass of Tradition and Association:” Reviving and Reliving the Buildings of Brutalism

Session Chairs: Inbal Ben-Asher Gitler, Sapir Academic College / Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel;
Ruth Verde Zein, Mackenzie Presbyterian University, São Paulo, Brazil.

Conservation and Reuse of Modern Movement Houses
Session Chair: Louise Noelle Gras, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, docomomo México, México.

The Modern Healthcare Architecture: Obsolescence and Transformation
Session Chairs: Renato da Gama-Rosa Costa, Heritage Department, Casa de Oswaldo Cruz, Fundação 
Oswaldo cruz (FIOCRUZ), Ministry of Health, Brazil; Ana Amora, Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism, Federal 
University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Claudio Galeno-Ibaceta, Architecture School, Catholic University of North, 
Antofagasta, Chile; Daniela Arnaut Godinho Antunes, Assistent at Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal.

Intangible Heritage and Re-Design
Session Chair: Sara Stroux, TU Delft, Netherlands.

Fifty Years after the Second Vatican Council. Taking the Modern Church into the 21st Century
Session Chairs: Sven Sterken, Associate Professor, Faculty of Architecture, University of Leuven, Belgium; Thomas Coomans, University of Leuven, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Architecture, and Raymond Lemaire, International Centre for Conservation, Belgium.


Structures of the Modern Movement in the Post-WW II, Post-Colonial Societies

Session Chair: Jong Soung Kimm, SAC International, Ltd., Architects-Consultants, Korea.

Balancing Material Selection Process with Conservation
Session Chair: Kyle Normandin, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. (WJE), USA.

Innovative Construction Experiments
Session Chair: Tapani Mustonen, docomomo ISC-Technology, Finland.


The Modern Interior – Toward a Re-Evaluation in the Context of Adaptive Reuse

Session Chairs: Zsuzsanna Böröcz, KU Leuven, Faculty of Architecture, Belgium; Bárbara Coutinho, MUDE
Museum (Lisbon) and IST – University of Lisbon, Portugal.


Between Theories and Practices in the Conservation of Modern Heritage

Session Chair: Andrea Canziani, docomomo Italia, Politecnico di Milano, Italy. 

CIAM Revisited
Session Chair: Carlos Eduardo Comas, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

Second Life: Modern Housing and the Aesthetics of Growth and Change
Session Chairs: Dirk van den Heuvel, TU Delft, Netherlands; Nelson Mota, TU Delft.

Education for ReUse
Session Chairs: Gonçalo Canto Moniz, Department of Architecture, Centre for Social Studies, University of
Coimbra, Portugal; Carolina Quiroga, University of Buenos Aires, University of Belgrano, Argentina; Uta 
Pottgiesser, Ostwestfalen-Lippe, University of Applied Sciences, Germany.

Reuse as Activism: Towards Hybrid Strategies of Curating and Preservation of Modern Architectural Heritage
Session Chairs: Henrieta Moravčíková, Department of Architecture, ÚSTARCH SAV, Slovakia; Maria Topolčanská, Department of Architecture, ÚSTARCH SAV, Slovakia.

docomomo International of Tomorrow
Session Chairs: Maristella Casciato, Universitédu Québec à Montréal, Québec, Canada; France Vanlaethem, 
Universitédu Québec à Montréal, Québec, Canada.

Exploring Theories for Adaptivity
Session Chair: Marieke Kuipers, Delft University of Technology, NL Cultural Heritage Agency, The Netherlands.

Disruption and Continuity: the Challenge of Conversive Modernism
Session Chair: Panayotis Tournikiotis, docomomo Greece, School of Architecture, National Technical University of Athens, Greece.