International Conference on Architectural Criticism: on the Duty and Power of Architectural Criticism
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It is with great pleasure that Docomomo International informs that the records of the International Conference on Architectural Criticism: on the Duty and Power of Architectural Criticism, organized by the International Committee of Architectural Critics (CICA) and hosted by the School of Architecture, The University of Texas at Austin, are now on its Youtube channel. The conference took place online via Zoom on 9-10 and 16-17 October 2021. “Under the theme “On the Duty and Power of Architectural Criticism” this conferences addresses questions as:Should architectural criticism be enlightening? Should it help in the creation of a better built environment? Is there a…

InnovaConcrete School
Date: 8th-10th November 2021, online

An online training course in the framework of the H2020 project InnovaConcrete (GA 760858) entitled “InnovaConcrete School”, will be held online on 8th – 10th November 2021, “The InnovaConcrete School has the aim of contributing to the professional development of high-degree students, young researchers and restorers, giving information about the novelties in the field of nanomaterials for cultural heritage conservation and preservation of 20th Century cultural heritage made of concrete. The school will offer keynote lectures and presentation from high level professionals and researchers; moreover, it will be possible to participate to an interactive exhibition space to deepen the InnovaConcrete…

InnovaConcrete Final Workshop – Conservation of the 20th Century Concrete-based Cultural Heritage: Innovative materials, procedures and awareness
Date: 2nd – 4th December 2021, Cádiz and online

Between 2nd and 4th December 2021 will happen InnovaConcrete project’s Final Workshop in Cádiz, (Spain), in an in-person and virtual option. The aims of this final workshops are: To disseminate the targets, challenges and final results of InnovaConcrete project. To disseminate the knowledge of concrete heritage conservation of the 20th century with special emphasis in the Modern Architecture. To promote citizen awareness around concrete heritage. The languages of the event are English and Spanish, with simultaneous translation available. “INNOVACONCRETE is an innovative and ambitious project that aims at preserving concrete-based monuments, the most significant tangible Cultural Heritage in the 20th…

Ciclo de Conferências Encontro de Urbanismo/Urbanism Meeting Conference Cycle – O património cultural e a construção da identidade
Date: 21st October 2021, 18H00 (GMT+1)

Docomomo International is pleased to announce that CIUL (Center for Urban Information of Lisbon) is launched its 2021/2022 edition of the Ciclo de Conferências Encontro de Urbanismo [Urbanism Meeting Conference Cycle]. Promoted annually, since 2013, the cycle focuses on the reflection on Lisbon, from the urbanism perspective, addressing a different theme every year. Over six sessions, one per month, a panel of specialists is invited to present experiences and perspectives on the themes launched, opening space for debate and the exchange of ideas. This year’s edition invites us to discover the Heritage of Lisbon. How is heritage defined and why is…

Fourth meeting of “ROUNDTRIP II: From the Alps to the Andes and viceversa. Le Corbusier and the members of the Latin America Modern Movement.”
Date: 22nd October 2021 at 6.00 pm (GMT+2)

Docomomo International is pleased to announce the fourth meeting of the lecture series “ROUNDTRIP II: From the Alps to the Andes and vice-versa. Le Corbusier and the members of the Latin American Modern Movement”, organized by Ex-Momo. The next lecture, “From the ALPS to the ANDES”, will be held online on 22nd October 2021 at 6.00 pm (GMT+2). On this meeting will speak: Paolo Mellano (Politecnico di Torino) and Annalisa Dameri (Politecnico di Torino) “Vicente Nasi, fra eclettismo e modernità” Ingrid Quintana Guerrero (Uniandes) “Una ‘datilera’ suramericana: Augusto Tobito en el taller de Le Corbusier” David Vélez (Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana)…

Matter. the white conferences – MárioBonito.1OOanos
Date: mid-September - end December 2021

Matter. the white conferences evokes the 100th anniversary of the birth of Mário Bonito (1921-1976) – a modern architect from Porto author of works as the “O Lar Familiar” Neighborhood and the Ouro Industrial Company Building, with a strong connection to the cinema, a decisive role in the Portuguese Club of Cinematography, and an active participation in theater -, through a set of actions that discuss his lines of thought and body of work, which we aim to expand and develop through the pursuit of authorial readings on contemporary matters, beginning mid- September, extending up to the end of December 2021….

Book launching: Lisboa Moderna, by Ana Tostões
Date: 29th October, 21H30 Porto / 3rd November, 18H00 Lisbon

Save the date! The newly out book Lisboa Moderna [Modern Lisbon] by Ana Tostões will be launched in two events: – 29th October 2021, 21H30, Porto, Fundação Marques da Silva with Paula Santos and José Fernando Gonçalves – 3rd November 2021, 18H00, Lisbon, CCB – Garagem Sul with Dra. Ana Sousa Dias, João Luís Carrilho da Graça and Gonçalo Byrne In this book, resulting from the latest researches about the city of Lisbon, Ana Tostões proposes a reflection on the modern city of Lisbon based on a reading of its transformation and a historical and critical analysis of a group of…

Online Book Presentation and mini-symposium: Common Ground, Dutch-South African Architectural Exchanges 1902–1961, by Nicholas Clarke, Roger Fisher, Marieke Kuipers (eds)
Date: 19th October 2021, 15:30 – 17:15h CET

Docomomo International is pleased to announce that on 19th October 2021 a mini-symposium and book presentation of the publication Common Ground, Dutch-South African Architectural Exchanges 1902–1961, edited by Nicholas Clarke, Roger Fisher, and Marieke Kuipers, will take place in the Netherlands and South Africa on young architectural heritage shared between these two countries. This event will take place online simultaneously in Amsterdam, Pretoria and Cape Town. “As part of the Dutch History Month, the results of a transnational study into the work of emigrated Dutch built environment professionals from the period 1902–1961 will be presented. This research was initiated by…

Online expert discussion on Integrated Approaches to Europe’s Dissonant Heritage
Date: 20th October 2021, 15:00-18:00h CET

SCBA is inviting, on behalf of the German Federal Ministry of the Interior, for Building and Community (BMI) and the Federal Institute for Research on Building, Urban Affairs and Spatial Development (BBSR), to the Online expert discussion on Integrated Approaches to Europe’s Dissonant Heritage, next Wednesday, 20th October 2021 from 15:00-18:00h CET. “The agenda is as follows: Moderation: Martin Grisel, European Urban Knowledge Network (EUKN) – 15:00-15:40h  Welcome by representatives of the Municipality of Barcelona, the EU and the BMI/ BBSR: Martin Grisel, Àngels Llorenç (Head of Cabinet of the Council of Democratic Memory, Municipality of Barcelona), Normunds Popens (Deputy…

TRANSIZIONI DI MEMORIA. Narrazioni della violenza nel XX e nel XXI secolo / Transitions of memory. Narratives of violence in the 20th and 21st centuries
Date: 15th-16th October 2021, in Carpi or online

Docomomo International is pleased to announce that on 15th-16th October 2021 will take occur the International Conference “TRANSIZIONI DI MEMORIA. Narrazioni della violenza nel XX e nel XXI secolo / Transitions of memory. Narratives of violence in the 20th and 21st centuries” organized by the Fossoli Foundation. It will take place in Carpi at Cinema Eden, but can as well be followed  online in streaming on the Facebook page of Fondazione Fossoli. At this conference “Scholars from different disciplines confront the subject of the memory of violence, its stratifications, narratives and transitions during the 20th century and up to the…