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  • DOCONF2023 Proceedings

    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……

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  • ONLINE LECTURES: Winter Wednesdays ’23-’24

    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……

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  • 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.

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  • Architects’ Journeys #1: Stanislas Jasinski

    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,……

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  • OPEN CALL | Landscapes of Care

    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……

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  • 2026 International Docomomo Conference

    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……

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  • Extended deadline – 2024 IDC Sessions

    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/

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  • Getty Conservation Guest Scholars

    Getty Conservation Guest Scholars Deadline – 2 October 2023 On behalf of Getty, Docomomom International would like to draw to your attention that the deadline for Conservation Guest Scholar Program is on 2 October 2023. The Conservation Guest Scholars Program at Getty provides opportunities for professionals to pursue research on topics that contribute to the advancement……

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  • In Memoriam – Maija Kairamo, 1935-2023

    In Memoriam – Maija Kairamo, 1935-2023

    In Memoriam – Maija Kairamo, 1935-2023 Docomomo International is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Maija Kairamo, Finnish architect and longtime collaborator of Docomomo. Please read the obituary by the Honorary President of Docomomo, Hubert-Jan Henket below: “On a summer day in June, our dear Docomomo friend, the elegant architect Maija Kairamo (born……

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  • In Memoriam – Jean-Louis Cohen, 1949-2023

    In Memoriam – Jean-Louis Cohen, 1949-2023

    In Memoriam – Jean-Louis Cohen, 1949-2023 Docomomo International is deeply saddened to hear the news of the passing of Jean-Louis Cohen on August 7, 2023. A renowned architectural critic, professor, and advocate of 20th century architecture preservation, he also held a crucial role in the scientific council of Docomomo and was an invaluable collaborator. Docomomo……

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  • New Publication – Ambitions/the architecture of the eighties

    New Publication – Ambitions/the architecture of the eighties

    Ambitions / the architecture of the eighties The authors of this book set out to explain some of the key processes behind the Czech architecture of the 1980s – such as the growing efforts to engage in internal, critical self-reflection, the realistic assessments of what the Czech building industry was capable of and attempts to……

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  • 2023 Vitruvian Honors & Awards Submissions

    Submissions for the 2023 Vitruvian Honors & Awards Program The Facade Tectonics Institute’s Vitruvian Honors & Awards program celebrates outstanding achievements in the field of facade design and delivery. The program recognizes outstanding projects, as well as project teams and individuals that have made extraordinary contributions to facade design, engineering, fabrication, installation and lifecycle performance.……

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  • Webinar: Heritage-led Development for IIM Ahmedabad

    Webinar: Heritage-led Development for IIM Ahmedabad

    Future of the Modern Past – Heritage-led Development for IIM Ahmedabad The webinar on the future of the IIM Ahmedabad will take place on April 13 and 14, 2023, 17.00-20.15 IST / 13.30-16.45 CET. The event is organized under the aegis of ICOMOS India, through the collaboration of The National Scientific Committee of 20th Century……

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  • MoMo at Risk: Boerentoren in Antwerp

    MoMo at Risk: Boerentoren in Antwerp

    Monument at Risk – The Historic Boerentoren in Antwerp Docomomo International would like to share the letter from Docomomo Belgium, who as a national working party took initiative to compile a letter regarding the possible transformation of the historic Boerentoren building in Antwerp, Belgium. The letter can be viewed in full below: Docomomo Belgium announces:……

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  • Erich Mendelsohn. Architecture of Dialogue

    Erich Mendelsohn. Architecture of Dialogue

    Conference Erich Mendelsohn – Architecture of Dialogue Docomomo International is pleased to share the program for the conference “Erich Mendelsohn – Architecture of Dialogue”, set to take place on March 21 to 24, 2023 in physical and digital format. Docomomo Israel is a partner of this conference. The event will be held in English. For……

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  • Call for Abstracts – DOCONF 2023

    Call for Abstracts – DOCONF 2023

    DOCONF2023 / CALL FOR ABSTRACTS ‘Facing Post-Socialist Urban Heritage’ Docomomo International is pleased to share on behalf of the organizers that the DOCONF2023 has announced a call for abstracts on the topic “Facing Post-Socialist Urban Heritage”. The biannual DOCONF series provides a comparative overview of current doctoral research in architecture, landscape architecture, and urban planning,……

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  • In Memoriam: B.V. Doshi

    In Memoriam: B.V. Doshi

    In Memoriam – Architect B.V. Doshi Docomomo International is saddened to hear of the passing of the Indian architect Balkrishna Vithaldas Doshi. Recipient of the Pritzker Prize, he was a prolific figure in modern Indian architecture, with a career that spanned over 70 years. One of Doshi’s many achievements was his work on the Indian……

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  • 18th International DOCOMOMO Conference

    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……

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  • DOCOMOMO Journals 66 and 67

    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……

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  • Student Workshop Valencia 2022

    Student Workshop Valencia 2022

    Student Workshop Valencia 2022 September 1st – September 5th Preceding the 17th International Docomomo Conference in Valencia in 2022, a student workshop was organized by the Valencia School of Architecture of the Universitat Politècnica de València and the Docomomo International ISC/E&T. The workshop was organised under the title: A modern utopia -Design as a tool……

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  • DOCOMOMO Manifesto on Education

    DOCOMOMO Manifesto on Education

    DOCOMOMO Manifesto on Education During the closing ceremony of the 17th International DOCOMOMO Conference in Valencia, the DOCOMOMO Manifesto on Education was presented. Through this Manifesto, DOCOMOMO promotes a discussion on better education for Modern Movement heritage, embracing its cultural, ethical, and social ideas and values that are still relevant in 21st century society. The……

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  • 17th IDC Workshop update – Cheste Complex

    17th IDC Workshop update – Cheste Complex

    17th IDC: Workshop Update After two days of hard working and a lot of fun, the first results of the DOCOMOMO student Workshop start to take shape. In a very warm but stimulating environment, 30 students and several tutors are working closely together to understand the architectural essence of the Cheste Worker’s University near Valencia.……

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  • 17th IDC kicked off! Student workshops

    17th IDC kicked off! Student workshops

    17th International DOCOMOMO Conference kicked off! After long and intensive preparations, the 17th International DOCOMOMO Conference in Valencia kicked off with the student workshop. It is for the 9th time in a row that the young generation contributes to the IDC by means of such a workshop. After a warm welcome by the local organisers……

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  • MoMo at Risk: Goiás Jockey Club in Goiânia

    MoMo at Risk: Goiás Jockey Club in Goiânia

    Goiás Jockey Club. Endangered heritage in Brazil DOCOMOMO International was made aware once again of the endangered Goiás Jockey Club in Goiânia, Brazil. Read the full article by Eline Caixeta, Christine Mahler, Lucas Jordano, and Hugo Segawa below. Learn more on Goiás Jockey Club and its architect, Paulo Mendes da Rocha (1928-2021) in this article……

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  • CfC: International Conference on Architectural Quality

    CfC: International Conference on Architectural Quality

    Call for Contributions: Online International Conference on Architectural Quality The International Online Conference on Architectural Quality will take place on 8–9 and 15–16 October 2022. The Conference seeks papers that offer definitions of architectural quality. Abstracts (max. 500 words) should outline a definition of architectural quality, and name two case studies of realized buildings that……

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  • Exhibition: Bulgarian Postwar Utopia

    Exhibition: Bulgarian Postwar Utopia

    TOTALPROEKT. The Invisible Architecture of Modernity or the Bulgarian postwar utopia DOCOMOMO International is pleased to report that the exhibition ‘TOTALPROEKT. The Invisible Architecture of Modernity’ opened as a result of the combined effort of DOCOMOMO Bulgaria and the New Architectural Heritage Foundation, with the support of the Ministry of Culture of Bulgaria. The exhibition……

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  • CfA: Modern Women Architects

    CfA: Modern Women Architects

    Call for Abstracts: Between lines. Modern women architects and their contribution to the discipline Call for abstracts “Between lines. Modern women architects and their contribution to the discipline” is looking for contributors for their upcoming publication. DatesReception of abstracts (300 words) 08 July 2022Evaluation 01 August 2022Reception of full texts 07 October 2022Publication April 2023……

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  • Heritage International Protection in Wartime

    Heritage International Protection in Wartime

    Modernist Heritage International Protection in Wartime:the Case of Ukraine DOCOMOMO International is pleased share the invitation to a hybrid conference Heritage International Protection in Wartime:the Case of Ukraine to be held on June 23rd, 17:30 – 19:00 at Sciences Po Paris (Paris School of International Affairs), with the collaboration of UNESCO, and devoted to Heritage……

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  • Architectural Heritage of XIX-XX Centuries

    Architectural Heritage of XIX-XX Centuries

    International Colloquium “Architectural Heritage of XIX-XX Centuries and its Rehabilitation DOCOMOMO France, together with the National School of Architecture of Tunis (ENAU), Research Laboratory of Heritage and Architecturology (LarPa), the research team on environment (ERA), with the National Institute of Heritage (INP), laboratory of Maghrebian Architecture (LAAM), organization “Édifices et Mémoires Tunisie”, with the support……

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  • [Re]build : Beyond the Skyline Roundtable

    [Re]build : Beyond the Skyline Roundtable

    [Re]build : Beyond the Skyline – Night of Ideas The roundtable discussions [Re]build : Beyond the Skyline will take place under the Night of Ideas 2022 on June 21, 2022 organized by the Consulate General of France in Hong Kong and Macao, marking the 10 years of the Asia Society Hong Kong and the 5……

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