PROHITECH 2020 Postponed
Date: 25-27 October 2021

[Message from the Organizing Committee: Dear PROHITECH 2020 participants, Despite the recent encouraging progress regarding the production of COVID-19 vaccines, it seems likely that various travel bans, and social distancing measures will remain for the upcoming months and it is uncertain whether it will be possible to travel and gather to Athens in July 2021 for PROHITECH 2020. In view of the above, the PROHITECH 2020 Organizing Committee has decided one final postponement of the Conference. The Conference will be held on 25-27 October 2021 in Athens. The new venue is the National Centre for Scientific Research ‘DEMOKRITOS‘. We anticipate that until then sufficient global immunity will…

Call for Articles: ESACH Quarterly n°2
Deadline: 27th August, 2021

Docomomo International would like to share the ESACH open call for contributions in view of the release of The ESACH Quarterly n°2, the second issue of the educational association’s magazine which will feature the work of its members. The ESACH Quarterly is the international, peer-reviewed magazine of the European Students’ Association for Cultural Heritage (ESACH), that provides an Open Access space for the discussion and publication of grounded university and independently carried research, professional activity, and content in various formats exemplifying personal engagement into all aspects of Cultural Heritage. The magazine’s goal is to provide an interdisciplinary platform for debate…

17th International Docomomo Conference 2022
Call for Abstracts opens at 15th July, 2021

Docomomo International is pleased to annouce that the 17th International Docomomo Conference will be hosted at the School of Architecture, Universitat Politècnica de Valencia in Valencia, Spain, between 7th and 10th September, 2022, under the theme “Modern Design: Social Commitment & Quality of Life“. This theme will encourage us to reflect upon how re-thinking interior space in the widest sense was tackled, the different contexts where it was developed and who the main artifices were. If the proposed theme is, in itself, pertinent, today it is of even greater interest as, curiously, the improvement in the health conditions of habitable…

Explore Mass Modernism with Docomomo US
Date: 29th September - 4th October 4, 2021

Docomomo International is pleased to share the Docomomo US Travel Tours, an exclusive modern architecture, art and design travel experiences. “While our international tours have been postponed, we are excited to focus our attention on domestic locations. Mass Modernism, our first US travel tour, will feature significant modern sites in Cambridge, Boston, Lincoln, Dartmouth and Cape Cod. From the 1930s to the 1970s, modernist architecture thrived in New England. Despite economic problems and a conservative culture, the region fostered the practices of Bauhaus refugees and their students. This tour examines the buildings they made for clients and themselves, from monumental buildings for…

Stricto Sensu Postgraduate Programs at São Judas Tadeu University
Deadline: 26th July, 2021

Docomomo São Paulo Nucleus shared with Docomomo International that the selection process for the 2nd semester of 2021 regarding the Stricto Sensu Postgraduate Programs at São Judas Tadeu University, in São Paulo, Mooca Unit, in the Academic Masters course in Architecture and Urbanism, is now open until 26th July, 2021. The Graduate Program in Architecture and Urbanism at São Judas Tadeu University has a line of research that is concerned with heritage issues in architecture and urbanism. More information:  Edital Mestrado ARQUITETURA 2021 2 [Portuguese]  

20th Docomomo Australia Annual General Meeting
Date and time: 23rd July 2021 at 7.00 pm AEST

Docomomo International would like to share the 20th Docomomo Australia Annual General Meeting. The meeting will be held on Friday 23rd July 2021 at 7.00 pm AEST (QLD, NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS), 6.30 pm (NT & SA) and 5:00pm (WA) via ZOOM. Bellow are the papers for the meeting with the ZOOM Meeting details on the Notice for this Meeting: Docomomo-Australia-2021-AGM-Notice-for-Friday-23-July-2021 Docomomo-Australia-Financial-Statement-for-2020 Further information on Docomomo Australia website.

Call for Papers: Avant-Garde Art on Paper in Europe, 1905-1950
Deadline: 15th October, 2021

Docomomo International would like to share the call for papers for the international symposium on the role of paper in European avant-garde art during the first half of the 20th century, organized by the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, in collaboration with the MDRN lab of the University of Leuven and with the Université Libre de Bruxelles. “A wide variety of historical or classic avant-garde artists turned to paper during the first half of the 20th century. Whereas this turn to paper has received quite some attention in the study of Cubism (collage), Expressionism (the woodcut), and Dada (photomontage),…

Call for Papers: International Symposium on the Modern Heritage of Africa
Deadline: 23rd July, 2021

Docomomo International would like to share the call for papers for the International Symposium on the Modern Heritage of Africa.  “The 20th anniversary of the Modern Heritage Programme, jointly initiated by UNESCO, ICOMOS, and DOCOMOMO, in 2021 presents a timely and important opportunity to reflect on the transformative cultural experiences and global consequences of the recent past that heralded the dawn of the anthropocene and its many impacts on climate, society, and the planet. Despite these impacts, the ‘modern’ era and its legacies are comparatively undervalued and overlooked, and disproportionately concentrated and interpreted in ‘the west’. MoHoA contends that Africa’s…

Call for Nominations: SAH Award for Film and Video
Deadline: 31st July, 2021

Docomomo International would like to share the call for nominations for the SAH Award for Film and Video. Purpose The SAH Award for Film and Video was established in 2013 to recognize annually the most distinguished work of film or video on the history of the built environment. The deadline to submit a nomination for the 2022 SAH Award for Film and Video is July 31, 2021. Criteria The award is global in scope with no geographic or political boundaries limiting subject matter or production team. The topic of the film or video must be any aspect of the built…

XV Spanish Biennial of Architecture and Urbanism “Empty Spain, Full Spain. Strategies for Conciliation”
Date: Mies van der Rohe Pavilion, Barcelona: 28 June - 16 September, 2021. Museo Patio Herreriano, Valladolid: 2 July - 10 October, 2021

Docomomom International would like to share the XV Spanish Biennial of Architecture and Urbanism (BEAU), which will be presented at the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion. The Fundació Mies van der Rohe invites you to visit the exhibition that can be enjoyed until 16 September and in parallel, from 2 July to 10 October, at the Patio Herreriano Museum in Valladolid. Two emblematic sites with a common objective: to connect architecture, urban planning and citizenship under the slogan: “Empty Spain, Full Spain. Strategies for conciliation”. “The Mies van der Rohe Pavilion, together with the Patio Herreriano Museum of Contemporary Art…