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…

Call for Entries: 19th edition of the Barcelona Building Construmat Awards
Pre-registration deadline: 13th September, 2021

Docomomo International is glad to announce the 19th edition of the Barcelona Building Construmat Awards, curated by Fundació Mies van der Rohe and granted by Fira de Barcelona’s Barcelona Building Construmat International Trade Fair. These awards distinguish and publicize the proposed works that represent and generate added value to the construction sector in different areas. The Fundació adds its knowledge and experience from its commitment to disseminate and encourage research, debate and promotion of architectural culture. Registration is free and open until September 13. In this edition, all works of architecture, urban planning and infrastructure completed between 2019 and 2020…

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…

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…

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…

10th Edition RTF Awards – Global Architecture & Design Awards 2021
Invitation to participate

Docomomo International would like to share the invitation to participate in the 10th Edition of  Rethinking the Future Awards – Global Architecture & Design Awards 2021. The Awards intend to invite the architects and interior designers who are trendsetters, the pioneers, and the leaders – who inspire by their continuous innovation and excellence and bring their best projects into the light to inspire the next generation to rethink the future. The previous winners in RTF Awards include prestigious firms from around the globe – Zaha Hadid Architects, Bjarke Ingels Group & Dialog, Perkins Eastman, Page, RTKL, AHR, Aecom, Henning Larsen, CAZA, DLR…

Winners: 2021 UIA Triennal
Gold medal & Prizes

Docomomo International is pleased to share with you the winners of the 2o21 UIA Triennal. The International Union of Architects (UIA) awards a Gold Medal and five prizes during the triennial UIA World Congress. The 2021 UIA World Congress in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is the first to be held virtually. To see the previous news about the congress, click here and here. The UIA Gold Medal: The UIA Gold Medal is awarded to Brazilian architect Paulo Mendes da Rocha, whose timeless work has marked the field of architecture. The Jury appreciated Mendes da Rocha’s unique status as a daring iconoclast whose work has taken…

Rafael Moneo awarded with the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement

Docomomo International is pleased to share that the Spanish architect, educator, critic and theoretician Rafael Moneo is the recipient of the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement of the 17th International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, that will open to the public on Saturday May 22nd 2021 (preview May 20th and 21st). The decision was made by the Board of Directors of La Biennale di Venezia, upon recommendation of the Curator of the Biennale Architettura 2021, Hashim Sarkis. Docomomo International would like to congratulate the architect Rafael Moneo for this remarkable achievement and wishes the best success in his future. “Rafael Moneo is one of the most transformative…

Call for Nominations: 2021 World Monuments Fund/Knoll Modernism Prize
Deadline: 15th June, 2021 at 5.00 pm (EDT)

Docomomo International is pleased to inform that World Monuments Fund is inviting nominations for the 2021 World Monuments Fund/Knoll Modernism Prize. The Prize will be awarded to architects or preservationists who have implemented an innovative intervention that preserved and saved a threatened modern building or complex. Nominated projects must have been completed in the last ten years and must have faced challenges or threats that affected the site before the project implementation. Threats may include deterioration of original materials, obsolescence, abandonment, or inappropriate changes in use, ownership, economic or political conditions surrounding the site. The deadline for submissions is 15th June,…

Winner of the international architecture competition for the Reconstruction & Rehabilitation of the Al Nouri Complex in Mosul, Iraq

Docomomo Interantional is pleased to share with you the winner of the international architecture competition for the Reconstruction & Rehabilitation of the Al Nouri Complex in Mosul, Iraq: an entry by eight Egyptian architects. The UIA-endorsed competition is a major component of UNESCO’s ambitious project for the rehabilitation of the ancient city, Revive the Spirit of Mosul. It has two main components: the Rehabilitation of Al Nouri Mosque Complex and the Reconstruction of Al Nouri Prayer Hall. The competition was organised by UNESCO in close coordination with the Iraqi Ministry of Culture and the Iraqi Sunni Endowment, with the support…