Seminar “What Woman? Reflexões e Práticas”
Date and time: 13th May 2021 at 3.00 pm (GTM+1)

Docomomo International is pleased to share the invitation for the seminar “What Woman? Reflexões e Práticas” organized by Jorge Figueira and Patrícia Santos Pedrosa. This activity takes place within the scope of the research projects “(Eu)ropa – rise of portuguese architecture” and “W@arch.pt – arquitectas em Portugal: construção da visibilidade 1942-1986”, which will be held online,  via zoom on 13th May 2021 at 3.00 pm (GTM+1). Professor Ana Tostões, chair of Docomomo International, will be one of the speakers, together with Adriana Bebiano and Irene Pimentel. To join the meeting, please use the link: zoom.us/j/85776681112 ID: 85776681112 Password: 195951

XI Iberian Docomomo Congress – Architecture and Environment: the Mediterranean
New dates announced: 15th-17th May, 2021

Docomomo Ibérico Foundation announced the new dates for the XI Iberian Docomomo Congress. The congress will take place in Murcia from May 15th to 17th, 2021. This congress, organized jointly by the Docomomo Iberian Foundation and the Official College of Architects of the Region of Murcia, with the collaboration of the Autonomous Community of the Region of Murcia, the Ministry of Development and Infrastructure, the Ministry of Education and Culture, Asemas , Arquia and the Ordem dos Arquitectos de Portugal, is convened under the motto “Architecture and Environment: the Mediterranean”. Themes: Projects and architectural works linked by context and form…

Call for Papers: “Learning Places”. TechNetEMPIRE International Conference
Deadline: 20th June 2021

Docomomo International would like to share the call for papers “Learning Places”, for the TechNetEMPIRE International Conference, which will be held on 3rd and 4th February 2022, in a hybrid format, in Lisbon and Zoom. This event aims at tackling the possibility of a comparative view on how, when and where learning institutions of technical and scientific knowledge were organized across empires. By comparing different case studies in fields of knowledge and transformation of the built environment – military engineering, cartography, among others – the goal is to establish a comparative frame of the political-scientific enterprise of empires, across geographies…

Call for Papers: “Transitions of Memory. Narratives of Violence in the 20th and 21th Centuries”. Fossoli Foundation International Conference
Deadline: 1st June 2021

Docomomo International would like to share the call for papers “Transitions of Memory. Narratives of Violence in the 20th and 21th Centuries”, for the International Conference organized by the Fossoli Foundation Study Centre, which will be held in 4-15 October, 2021, Italy. “Transitions of memory continues the activities of the Fossoli Foundation Study Centre along the lines of the previous Sites of Transit in Europe from WWII to the present. History, Spaces, Memories (2018) from which was taken the volume Camps of Transit, Sites of Memory. Past, Present, Perspectives about to be published by Peter Lang as part of the…

Call for Papers: 7th International Seminar “Museografia e Arquitetura de Museus: Tecnologia e Descolonização” [“Museography and Architecture of Museums: Technology and Decolonization”]
Deadline: 30th June, 2021

Docomomo International would like to share the call for papers for the 7th International Seminar “Museografia e Arquitetura de Museus: Tecnologia e Descolonização” [“Museography and Architecture of Museums: Technology and Decolonization”], organized by the Museum of Architecture Study Group of the Graduate Program in Architecture – Proarq, from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. Teachers, graduate students, researchers and professionals in Architecture, Museology and Heritage are invited to participate in the 7th International Seminar “Museografia e Arquitetura de Museus: Tecnologia e Descolonização” [“Museography and Architecture of Museums: Technology and Decolonization”] to be held between 18th October and 12th December November…

UIA2021 RIO – 27th World Congress of Architects
Update: entirely digital

Docomomo International would like to inform that UIA2021RIO Organising Committee have announced that the UIA2021 RIO – 27th World Congress of Architects will be entirely digital, where the programme will innovate to combine pre-recorded videocasts and live transmissions. “Due to the current health crisis and government restrictions on public gatherings, the UIA2021RIO Executive Committee has been forced to reorganise the Congress in a new online format, with pre-recorded videos and live transmissions. The International Union of Architects applauds the efforts of Brazilian architects to celebrate its Congress. We regret not being able to assemble in the magnificent city of Rio de Janeiro and…

Docomomo US National Symposium 2021 – Chicago: Crossroads of Modern America
Schedule and Speakers Now Available. Deadline early registration: 2nd May 2021

Docomomo International is please to inform that the schedule and speakers for the Docomomo US National Symposium 2021 – Chicago: Crossroads of Modern America, are now available in Docomomo US website. The Docomomo US National Symposium 2021 Chicago: Crossroads of Modern America will take place online Tuesday, May 25th – Friday, May 28th. “The site of Chicago has been recognized as a crossroads not only for transport, but for its place at the intersection of architecture, culture, and technological change. The notion of “crossroads” reflects not only physical intersections but also a place in time where change itself has a…

Seminar: Renja Suominen-Kokkonen – The Past Voices of the Architectural Heritage in Finland: The Villa Mairea and the Finlandia Hall by Alvar Aalto and Aino Marsio Aalto
Date: Friday, 23rd April 2021 at 14:30 (GMT) online

Docomomo International is pleased to share that the Architecture Departments of Lusófona University of Lisbon and Oporto are organizing their 2021 PhD seminar in Architecture: Design and Research having as title “Renja Suominen-Kokkonen – The Past Voices of the Architectural Heritage in Finland: The Villa Mairea and the Finlandia Hall by Alvar Aalto and Aino Marsio Aalto”. It will take place online via zoom Friday 23rd April at 14:30 (GMT). Synopsis: This lecture will discuss the problematic of architectural heritage including the questions of public memory and national heritage. The architectural case studies involve the Villa Mairea, a private villa…

Alfred Preis – Architect, Planner and Advocate. A Bi-cultural Legacy of Austria and Hawaiʻi
Date: Friday, 23rd April 2021 at 12 pm (HST) via Zoom

To celebrate the prolific and varied work and life of the Austrian-Hawaiian modern Architect Alfred Preis on the occasion of his 110th birth year we invite to visit a specially curated online exhibition and participate in the accompanying panel discussion online via zoom, happening next Friday, 23rd April at 12pm (HST) entitled “Alfred Preis – Architect, Planner and Advocate. A Bi-cultural Legacy of Austria and Hawaiʻi” The event is curated by Axel Schmitzberger & Laura McGuire with the support of the Austrian Consulate General in Los Angeles and hosted by the University of Hawaii at Manoa School of Architecture, Register here…

CoA Inaugural Chicago Lecture – A Conversation with the Artistic Director of the Chicago Architecture Biennial
TODAY, 5pm (CDT) online

On Wednesday, April 21, the College of Architecture will present its inaugural Chicago Lecture, which features prominent members of the Chicago community, being the is the finale of the outstanding Crown Hall Spring Lecture Series. Joining them this semester will be David Brown, the artistic director for the fourth edition of the Chicago Architecture Biennial. Brown is a designer, researcher, and educator from the University of Illinois at Chicago, whose work investigates non-hierarchical, flexible, and variable approaches to urban design. His work has been exhibited in the Venice Architecture Biennale (2012), the Chicago Cultural Center’s Expo 72 (2013), and the…