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…

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…

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…

Call for Nominations: SAH David B. Brownlee Dissertation Award
Deadline: 31st July, 2021

Docomomo International would like to share the call for nominations for the SAH David B. Brownlee Dissertation Award. Purpose The SAH David B. Brownlee Dissertation Award recognizes the most outstanding doctoral dissertation in the field of architectural history completed during the two years prior to the submission date. In recognition of Professor Brownlee’s wide-ranging interests, there will be no geographical or chronological limitation placed on the subject, but the dissertation must be submitted in English; translations into English are not eligible. The Award will recognize thorough primary research, original analysis, and exceptional writing. The Award The Award consists of a…

Exhibition “School of the Village ― Building a common space” [“Escola da Vila ― Construção de um espaço comum”]
Date: from 25th June to 30th October, 2021

Docomomo International is pleased to share that the Exhibition “School of the Village ― Building a common space” [“Escola da Vila ― Construção de um espaço comum”], an exhibition curated by Madalena Vidigal and Diogo Amaro in Escola Primária do Porto Santo, Madeira, is now open from 25th June to 30th October, 2021. For several decades, the old Escola Primária da Vila do Porto Santo, also known by the population as Escola da Vila, served its purpose as an educational establishment until the school community left. The school is part of the memory and identity of all generations of inhabitants…

Advanced Studies Course in Architectural Heritage
Deadline Applications 2nd phase: 9th July 2021

Docomomo International is pleased to share the Advanced Studies Course in Architectural Heritage of the Faculdade de Arquitetura da Universidade do Porto. The advanced studies course in Architectural Heritage seeks, in general, to provide the student with: a) A capacity of systematic understanding in the scientific and technological fields relevant to architectural heritage safeguard; b) Competences, skills and research methods related with the architectural heritage domain; c) A capacity to communicate their conclusions, through the corresponding knowledge and reasoning, to both specialists and non-specialists in the architectural heritage field. The specific aims of the advanced studies course in Architectural Heritage…

First edition PATRIMONIO.PT Awards
Deadline: 8th September, 2021

Docomomo International would like to draw your attention for the first edition of the PATRIMONIO.PT Awards. As part of the AR&PA – Iberian Cultural Heritage Biennial, the PATRIMONIO.PT Awards aim to distinguish good practices in the Heritage sector in the 2 years prior to the award date, rewarding national projects, entities and professionals operating in the sector. The Awards include a national and international Jury and are the result of a partnership between Spira – heritage revitalization | patrimonio.pt, with the collaboration of Turismo de Portugal and Herifairs – European Network of Heritage Fairs. Applications from June 1st to September…

Barcelona Contemporary Art Fair 2021
Date: June 24 - July 11, 2021

Docomomo International would like to share the Barcelona Contemporary Art Fair, organized by ITSLIQUID Group, that will be held in Barcelona, at Valid World Hall Gallery from June 24 to July 11, 2021. Barcelona Contemporary is a contemporary art fair that presents collective and solo projects by leading and emerging international artists. The 2nd edition represents a forum for direct exchange of ideas and contacts between collectors, artists, photographers, designers and art professionals. The art fair features paintings, sculptures, photography art, installations, video art and live performance. Barcelona Contemporary provides artists and exhibitors with the unique opportunity to present their works to an international audience of professionals…