Call for Papers: Responsive Cities Symposium
Extended Abstract Submission: 19th September, 2021

Docomomo International is pleased to share the Call for Papers for IAAC‘s (Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia) bi-annual symposium Responsive Cities 2021, a global platform to experiment and rethink urban environments in response to today’s global challenges. This is in collaboration with the BUILDs Project which is co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union. This Call aims to boost the reflection on how the integration of technologically enhanced NBS in cities can generate innovative visions, methodologies, and solutions. – Can the use of  technologies support NBS integration in cities with the final goal to enhance the provision of ecosystem…

Call for Applications: Conservation Guest Scholars
Deadline: 1st November, 2021

Docomomo International would like to share the call for applications for the Conservation Guest Scholars Program which provides an opportunity for professionals to pursue research on topics that bring new knowledge and fresh perspectives to the field of conservation. Guest Scholar grants are for established scholars, or individuals who have attained distinction in their fields. Recipients are in residence at the Getty Conservation Institute in Los Angeles, where they pursue their own projects free from work-related obligations, make use of research collections at the Getty Center and Villa, and participate with other Getty scholars, fellows, and interns in the intellectual…

17th International Docomomo Conference 2022 – New Themes!
Reminder: Call for Abstracts Deadline: 30th September, 2021

Docomomo International is glad to announce that the 17th International Docomomo Conference 2022 has been updated with 3 new thematic areas (#06, #07, #08), covering now all the ISC’s subjects of Docomomo: #01 The Avant-Gardes #02 Post-war. International expansion #03 The Latin American contribution #04 Modern pioneering women #05 Iberia. Cultural identity #06 New materials and innovative technologies Modernity was a continuous factory of innovative and experimental solutions that made their aging, sometimes unfortunately, unpredictable. This section will allow us to reflect upon those systems and their development over a long period of time. It will also provoke discussion on…

Docomomo Rehabilitation Award Ceremony
Date: 1st September 2021, 2pm (GMT+1)

Docomomo International is happy to share the Docomomo Rehabilitation Award  announcement ceremony on 1st September 2021, at 2 pm (GMT+1), within the 16th International Docomomo Conference Tokyo Japan 2020+1. The Docomomo Rehabilitation Award aims to recognize and disseminate the best efforts to preserve modern architecture while adapting it to contemporary standards; to raise awareness of the works’ value; to inspire a conscious reflection on Modernity as living heritage; and to appeal for a global and sustainable approach to the future of modern architecture buildings. For that, and in order to represent the diversity of the Modern Movement expression, are being…

Call for Nominations: The 7 Most Endangered Programme 2022
Deadline: 17th September, 2021

Docomomo International would like to share with you the call for nominations for the 7 Most Endangered Programme 2022, organized by run by Europa Nostra in partnership with the European Investment Bank Institute. It also has the support of the Creative Europe programme of the European Union. Deadline for submitting your nomination is 17th September, 2021. “All over Europe, cultural heritage is threatened by neglect, lack of funds, unsuitable development, conflicts or due to a series of other natural, human-related or climate change causes. Do you happen to know an endangered heritage gem in Europe – such as an historic monument or an ensemble…

Call for Votes: European Heritage Awards/Europa Nostra Awards – Public choice award
Deadline: 5th September, 2021

Docomomo International would like to invite you to discover the winners of the European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards 2021 and to vote to decide who will win this year’s Public Choice Award! You must vote for 3 projects. Your first vote counts for 3 points, your second vote for 2 and the third vote for 1. The winner of the Public Choice Award will be determined by the total number of votes. You cannot vote for the same country more than once. You can leave a comment for your favourite project(s) to be potentially featured in the Europa…

Watch the SERRALVES IN TALKS episode dedicated to the Álvaro Siza Archive

Docomomo International would like to invite you to watch the SERRALVES IN TALKS episode dedicated to the Álvaro Siza Archive, presented by Sónia Oliveira, coordinator of the Serralves Library and Archives. Álvaro Siza donated a significant part of his archive of built and unbuilt projects to Serralves. In this episode, Sónia Oliveira begins by explaining the process that had to be undertaken to obtain the best practices for the reception, transport, preservation and digitization of the Álvaro Siza Archive, with the support of a multidisciplinary team and a whole work that involved partners and teams internal and external. She ends…

Call for Artists: CONTEMPORARY VENICE 2021 – ITSLIQUID International Art Fair
Deadline: 5th September, 2021

Docomomo International would like to share the call for artists for CONTEMPORARY VENICE 2021 – ITSLIQUID International Art Fair, international exhibition of photography, painting, video art, installation/sculpture and performance art, that will be held in Venice, at THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space, from September 30 to October 21, 2021, and in other prestigious venues and historical buildings. This is the eighth edition of  CONTEMPORARY VENICE 2021 – ITSLIQUID International Art Fair, the previous ones have been organized in prestigious venues and historical buildings in Venice, like Palazzo Dolfin Bollani, Palazzo Flangini, Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi and at THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space, presenting more than 600…

III National Congress for the Safeguard of Culture Heritage
Date: 9-12 November, 2021

Docomomo International would like to share the III National Congress for the Safeguard of Culture Heritage [III Congresso Nacional para Salvaguarda do Património Cultural], which will be held fully in a virtual environment between 9-12 November, 2021. CICOP Brasil 2021 is organized by the architecture and urbanism course of the Federal Institute of São Paulo – IFSP São Paulo campus and by the history department of UNIFESP, and has the theme “Cultural heritage: fragments, sums, constructions and dystopias”. To know more about the themes, please visit CICOP’s Instagram page. [Portuguese] Further information on CICOP’s website. [Portuguese]

Call for Papers: Paranoá Journal. Archives and Collections in Architecture and Urbanism
Deadline: 31st August, 2021

Docomomo International would like to share the call for papers for the Paranoá Journal, Archives and Collections in Architecture and Urbanism, which will be guest edited by Maria Cristina da Silva Leme, Daniela Ortiz dos Santos and Liz Sandoval. This Thematic Edition welcomes papers that reflect on the expansion of the perception and recognition of the importance of collections and archives for studies in the field of architecture and urbanism. In this call, it is listed relevant and pressing themes to instigate new approaches and changes in the classic representations of collections and the idea of archives, which is a…