Online Docomomo School Tokyo Japan 2020+1
Normal registration: 1st May, 2021 – 30th June, 2020 (JST)

In the context of the 16th International Docomomo Conference Tokyo Japan 2020+1, Docomomo International invites bachelor and master students to participate on the Online Docomomo School 2020+1 Tokyo, happening from 26th July to 4th August 2021. Summary In 2021, the DOCOMOMO Online School will be focusing on in-depth research on urban modern heritage and its relation to Japanese culture. People have lived and will continue to live in modern neighbourhoods and sites that represent 20th century urban heritage. Daikan-yama Hillside Terrace in Tokyo, is such an example of a modern architecture and urban masterpiece, designed between 1969 and 1992 by Pritzker…

Modernism Is Frozen – Urbanism and Architecture under/after Covid-19
Online discussion by ZOOM. International docomomo Conference 2020+1, Tokyo

LEARNING FROM MODERN MOVEMENT INTERIORS IN TIMES OF PANDEMIC Specialist Committee on Interior Design of Docomomo International On 27th March 2021 happened the fourth public panel discussion “LEARNING FROM MODERN MOVEMENT INTERIORS IN TIMES OF PANDEMIC” of the series Urbanism and Architecture Under/After COVID-19, subtitled “Is Modernism Frozen?”. Previously occurred the discussions “HOW DO YOU MAP MODERNISM UNDER/AFTER COVID-19”, “TRAFFIC SEEKS ANOTHER WAY” and “HOUSING FOR ISOLATING”. Panelists: Deniz Hasirci (Izmir University of Economics, Docomomo-interior-Turkey) – “Interior Hygiene: Body and Space in the Modernist Turkish Context” Milena Kordic (University of Belgrade Faculty of Architecture, Serbia) – “Body and distance: learning…

Docomomo Journal is now open source!

Following the limitations caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic that closed libraries, bookstores, schools, universities and learning spaces all overs the world, Docomomo International endeavored to transform Docomomo Journal into open source, making all its contents available to readers. Therefore its website has been restructured. Since open source is one of the requirements demanded by the most demanding and effective scientific indexing systems – SCOPUS and Web of Science -, Docomomo International took the time to complete the necessary conditions for indexing, such as the creation of DOIs (digital object identifier) ​​for all published content. It is intended, therefore, to submit…

16th International Docomomo Conference Tokyo Japan 2020+1
Announcement: Goes completely virtual!

On March 20, 2021, the official Japanese Olympic/Paralympic Committee made a decision to bar spectators from abroad. This means some kind of barring of overseas travelers will be expected to extend this Summer and Fall. Therefore, the 16th International Docomomo Conference 2020+1 Tokyo organizing committee decided to hold the conference completely virtually, instead of a hybrid of real and online announced earlier. Please wait for further announcements of more details on how we conduct the meeting and all related matters around April 15th, 2021 on the conference website: docomomo2020.com

Article: “Design Activism in the Context of Macau” in urbanNext
By Rui Leão

Docomomo International  shares an article written by Rui Leão, chair of Docomomo Macau, “Design Activism in the Context of Macau” in urbanNext, about the Portuguese School of Macau, designed by the Portuguese architect Raul Chorão Ramalho. “This article focuses on the EPM or Portuguese School of Macau and on the building’s struggle to “survive” as a post-classic monument in a city that navigates a fragile balance when it comes to heritage conservation. The Portuguese School of Macau, previously known as Escola Pedro Nolasco, or Escola Comercial, designed by the Portuguese architect Raúl Chorão Ramalho, is a significant building included as…

Online Docomomo School Tokyo Japan 2020+1
Early Registration: 1st March – 30th April 2021 (JST)

In the context of the 16th International Docomomo Conference Tokyo Japan 2020+1, Docomomo International invites bachelor and master students to participate on the Online Docomomo School 2020+1 Tokyo, happening from 26th July to 4th August 2021. Summary  In 2021, the DOCOMOMO Online School will be focusing on in-depth research on urban modern heritage and its relation to Japanese culture. People have lived and will continue to live in modern neighbourhoods and sites that represent 20th century urban heritage. Daikan-yama Hillside Terrace in Tokyo, is such an example of a modern architecture and urban masterpiece, designed between 1969 and 1992 by Pritzker…

Modernism Is Frozen – Urbanism and Architecture under/after Covid-19
Online discussion by ZOOM. International docomomo Conference 2020+1, Tokyo

LEARNING FROM MODERN MOVEMENT INTERIORS IN TIMES OF PANDEMIC Specialist Committee on Interior Design of Docomomo International 27th March 2021, 1 pm (GMT) We have an online discussion for The Next Urbanism and Architecture Under/After COVID-19. This series is subtitled “Is Modernism Frozen?” and the discussions were held with titles “HOW DO YOU MAP MODERNISM UNDER/AFTER COVID-19”, “TRAFFIC SEEKS ANOTHER WAY” and “HOUSING FOR ISOLATING”. Now we are going to have the fourth public panel discussion titled “LEARNING FROM MODERN MOVEMENT INTERIORS IN TIMES OF PANDEMIC” and you are invited to participate. Panelists: Deniz Hasirci (Izmir University of Economics, Docomomo-interior-Turkey)…

Online Docomomo School Tokyo Japan 2020+1
Resilient Inheritance: Learning from Daikan-Yama Hillside Terrace by Fumihiko Maki, 26th July - 4th August 2021

In the context of the 16th International Docomomo Conference Tokyo Japan 2020+1, Docomomo International invites bachelor and master students to participate on the Online Docomomo School 2020+1 Tokyo, happening from 26th July to 4th August 2021. Summary  In 2021, the DOCOMOMO Online School will be focusing on in-depth research on urban modern heritage and its relation to Japanese culture. People have lived and will continue to live in modern neighbourhoods and sites that represent 20th century urban heritage. Daikan-yama Hillside Terrace in Tokyo, is such an example of a modern architecture and urban masterpiece, designed between 1969 and 1992 by Pritzker Prize…

Cure & Care. Architecture and Health + Curar e Cuidar. Arquitetura e Saúde em Portugal (1901-1976)
Ana Tostões, Daniela Arnaut, Paulo Providência (eds.)

Docomomo International is pleased to announce the publication of: Ana Tostões, Daniela Arnaut, Paulo Providência (ed.), Cure & Care. Architecture and Health [English] and  Curar e Cuidar. Arquitetura e Saúde em Portugal (1901-1976), [Portuguese], Lisboa, IST-ID, 2020. A joined Ebook in English is being prepared. Cure & Care. Architecture and Health compiles the proceedings from the International Conference of the “CuCa_RE: Cure and Care_the rehabilitation” research project, that happened on the 6th and 7th June 2019, at Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon. Curar e Cuidar. Arquitetura e Saúde em Portugal (1901-1976) is composed by three main chapters: first three essays focus on the topic of…

2021 RIBA Honorary Fellowship for Docomomo Belgium chairman Marc Dubois

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced the 2021 RIBA Honorary Fellowships. RIBA Honorary Fellowships are awarded every year to people who have made a significant contribution to architecture but are not architects. This includes people who have helped improve the quality of design and influence the delivery of the built environment in a more sustainable way, those involved in its promotion and management, and those who nurture the interests of future generations. In 2021, RIBA will grant this recognition to 12 new people from varied backgrounds including education, arts, engineering, and business. The lifetime honour allows recipients to…