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…

3rd Interdisciplinary and Virtual Conference on Arts in Education
Date: July 14-15, 2021

Docomomo International would like to share the 3rd Interdisciplinary and 100% Virtual Conference on Arts in Education. CIVAE 2021 is an international conference whose mission is to provide a platform for collaboration between teachers, researchers and artists from different disciplines – music, dance, theather, poetry, drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, cinema, philology, history, architecture, journalism, marketing… – with the aim to highlight the value of arts in education and promote their development from and interdiscilplinary approach. The conference will take place virtually on July 14 and 15, 2021 and it is addressed to teachers, researchers, artists, undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students…

Second International Conference “Unspoken Issues in Architectural Education”
Date: April 14-15, 2022

Docomomo International is pleased to share the second International Conference on Architectural Education with the theme of “Unspoken” that is going to be held in the Faculty of Architecture, Eastern Mediterranean University in Gazimagusa (Famagusta), North Cyprus, in April 14-15, 2022.  The meeting is organized with the intention that scholars, practitioners and students will come together for discussing architectural education from various perspectives. Under this scope, The second International Conference “Unspoken Issues in Architectural Education”, delightfully welcomes interdisciplinary scholars, practitioners and students from all around the world working in the disciplines of design, architecture, interior architecture, art & architectural history,…

Seminar: Carlo Gandolfi – “To Paulo Mendes da Rocha”
Date and time: 11th June, 2021 at 4.30 pm (GMT+1)

Docomomo International would like to share the seminar “Architecture: Design and Research” with the subtitle “Carlo Gandolfi – ‘To Paulo Mendes da Rocha’”, organized by the Architecture Departments of Lusófona University of Lisbon and Oporto, which will be held this friday, 11th June 2021 at 4.30 pm (GMT+1). Please, feel invited to participate: Zoom (class): https://videoconf-colibri.zoom.us/j/84986977917 “A few days after the demise of Paulo Mendes da Rocha, we are taking the oppotunity at this conference to wonder about his legacy in our possession. The idea is to make the Brazilian architect ‘speak’ as much as possible, starting from his words…

Second meeting of “ROUNDTRIP II: From the Alps to the Andes and viceversa. Le Corbusier and the members of the Latin America Modern Movement.”
Date: 11th June, 2021 at 6.00 pm (GMT+2)

Docomomo International is pleased to announce the second 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, “Germán Samper Gnecco: el intercambio desde Colombia”, will be held online on 11th June, at 6.00 pm (GMT+2).  To register, send an email to info@ex-momo.com. The lecture will be in Spanish. Seven sessions on a monthly basis, presented by international researchers reflecting on some of the protagonists of the Latin American Modern Movement who have developed urban projects for the…

Docomomo Israel – Germany Conference “From Conventional to Experimental – Mass Housing and Prefabrication”
Date: 14th and 15th June, 2021

Docomomo International is pleased to share the Docomomo Israel – Germany Conference “From Conventional to Experimental – Mass Housing and Prefabrication”. The conference will be held online between 14-15 June 2021 and is hosted by the Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Docomomo Israel, Docomomo Germany, and EU COST action Middle Class Mass Housing. Registration is requested to get into the zoom meeting link: https://technion.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0uf-ugrTIvHNJ50C-A2F0ij0KL_gv4IQK6 “Mass housing owes much of its social ideas and design to architectural prefabrication. However, it seems that the history of prefabrication and its relationship to modernist architectural concepts and their dissemination, has remained somewhat at the…

Online Symposium “The Present of Modernity”
Date: 11th June 2021, 2 – 5 pm CEST (CET+1 / UCT+2)

Docomomo International is pleased to share the Online Symposium “The Present of Modernity”, happening on 11 June 2021, from 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm CEST (CET+1 / UCT+2), organized by Encounters with Southeast Asian Modernism. Upon gaining independence in the mid-20th century, many cities in Southeast Asia changed dramatically in terms of their physical appearance. The task of becoming an independent nation was accompanied by the desire for a symbolic new beginning in architecture and urban planning. International modernism not only offered an aesthetic programme that reflected expectations of progress and prosperity, but also served as a means of emancipation…

Conference of the Americas on International Education (CAEI)
Date: 19th-22nd October, 2021

Docomomo International would like to share the Conference of the Americas on International Education (CAEI), which will be will be carried out in virtual mode through a specialized platform, from 19th to 22nd October 2021, Santiago, Chile. The CAEI  is the continental forum of excellence that brings together the main actors and decision-makers related to the internationalization of higher education in the Americas to strengthen contacts, exchange experiences, and chart the future of the academic cooperation in the region. The CAEI is organized every two years in a different host country in alliance with national, regional and international higher education institutions and…

Online debate event series “Context, Contrast, Continuity – Heritage Conservation and Urban Development”
6th debate: 10th June 2021 at 7 pm CET/8 pm IDT

Docomomo International is pleased to share the upcoming online discussion “From Roof War to Roof Top Facilities – How to Deal with & Benefit from the 5th Facade” that is part of an international discussion series called “Context, Contrast, Continuity”. The series were launched by the Deutsches Architekturmuseum (German architecture museum) together with the Max Liebling Haus – White City Centre in Tel Aviv, the ernst may gesellschaft, ICOMOS Germany and Docomomo Israel. This online discussion event on monument protection and urban development will happen on 10th June 2021 at 7 pm CET/8 pm IDT, which counts with the participation…