Exhibition “Modernist Adelaide: 1940s–1970s
Date and time: 01 May, 10:00 am – 29 Jun, 5:00 pm (GMT +09:30)

Docomomo International would like to invite you to discover the mid-century jet age of Mad Men-era Adelaide, when a new wave of modernist architecture redefined the city’s streetscapes and skyline. This exhibition of photographs by Modernist Adelaide historian and author Stuart Symons, paired with photographs from the City of Adelaide Archives Collection, celebrates some of Adelaide’s iconic modernist buildings. Stuart will also present a seminar on the rise of modernism in Adelaide, and host one of his popular Modernist Adelaide walking tours as part of the Open Doors program, where you can learn more about some of the buildings featured…

Exhibition “O desenho da vida na obra de Manuel Marques de Aguiar” [“The design of life in the work of Manuel Marques de Aguiar”]
From 24th April to 30th September, 2021, at Casa-Atelier José Marques da Silva

Docomomo International is pleased to announce that Fundação Marques da Silva, with the support of Manuel Marques de Aguiar family, opened last Saturday, April 24, the exhibition “O desenho da vida na obra de Manuel Marques de Aguiar” [“The design of life in the work of Manuel Marques de Aguiar”]. Curated by the architect David Leite Viana, it will be open to the public until September 30, 2021, at Casa-Atelier José Marques da Silva. This is the first exhibition held after the donation of Manuel Marques de Aguiar collection to Fundação Marques da Silva. Projects, drawings and memories of an…

Exhibition “Archigraphies. Guido Guidi and Álvaro Siza” in Casa da Arquitectura, Matosinhos
From 17th April to 10 October, 2021

Docomomo International is pleased to inform that the Exhibition that marks the reopening of Casa da Arquitectura to the public, after the confinement “Archigraphies. Guido Guidi and Álvaro Siza” is open until 10th October 2021. The exhibition by italian photographer Guido Guidi on works by the architect Álvaro Siza is curated by Paula Pinto and Joaquim Moreno and opened its doors at Galeria da Casa on April 17th. The curators selected eight projects located in Lisbon, Porto and Matosinhos, which will be represented through 97 images by Guido Guidi. Arquigrafias thus offers a “dialogue between the photographic work of Guido…

Exhibition Open Call: What is the White City?
Deadline: 7th April 2021

The Projects Room hosts changing exhibitions and projects dedicated to the question “What is the White City?” Liebling Haus invites creatives from different disciplines to take an active part in the investigation, interpretation, and critique of  the concept. The room serves as a platform for alternative, dynamic research and discussion  on ways to expand and develop the idea of urban conservation, looking at the White City as a unique case study of both a World Heritage Site and a vibrant  evolving city. The Projects Room is a space for contemporary discussions about conservation, urbanism, identity, and culture in Tel Aviv….

Spring Exhibitions In Barnsworth Gallery
"Lights, Lines + Numbers" by the visual artist Monika Wulfers

Docomomo International would like to draw your attention to the exhibition “Lights, Lines + Numbers” by the visual artist Monika Wulfers, now through April 18th. The exhibition includes original paintings and a hand-crafted light sculpture. These works represent the minimalist geometric forms that result when randomly generated points in space are connected intentionally by lines. For Edith, featuring original photographs by Elizabeth Daniels will be on exhibit April 25th through July 3rd. During the summer of 2018, Daniels photographed Farnsworth House at the request of philanthropist John H. Bryan II. The selections For Edith from her 2018 photoshoot captured a…

Exhibition – Jävla Kritiker! Experiments 1-6
Färgfabriken, Stockholm, 13th March - 18th April 2021

On 13th March will open at Färgfabriken in Stockholm the exhibition on architecture and criticism Jävla Kritiker! Experiments 1-6. It will be on show until April 18. The exhibition consists of texts from six Scandinavian critics, among them the CICA fellow and Pierre Vago Award winner Rasmus Wærn, and interpretations of the texts by six renowned architects from Denmark, Norway and Sweden. “Experiments 1-6 have resulted in six works emerging in the space between criticism and form. The representations of the works in texts, drawings, and models have come together in a traveling exhibition. The exhibition tours between Norway, Denmark, and…

Mini Modern Film Festival: “Minnesota Modern Masters”
Date: 10th March 2021, 6:30 pm, online

Docomomo US/Minnesota and the Minnesota Society of Architectural Historians (MNSAH) will host “Minnesota Modern Masters,” a mini film festival and panel discussion, Wednesday 10th March 2021 at 6:30pm. “​This year we are thrilled to be presenting a special joint program hosted with our friends at the Minnesota Society of Architectural Historians (MNSAH). We will be screening a selection of interviews from MNSAH’s extensive “Minnesota Modern Masters” oral history project. Interview subjects include Close Associates, Hodne & Stageberg, Ed Sovik, Rafferty & Rafferty, and Val Michelson. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with MNSAH and Docomomo US/MN members.”…

Exhibition: Pier Luigi Nervi – Architettura come Sfida
25th January - 26th February 2021, Florence, Italy

Docomomo Italy is inviting you to visit the exhibition Pier Luigi Nervi – Architettura come Sfida [Pier Luigi Nervi – Architecture as a Challenge]. “Manifattura Tabacchi will host the exhibition Pier Luigi Nervi Architettura come Sfida (Architecture as a Challenge), an international retrospective dedicated to one of the most significant Italian engineers of the 20th century. The culmination of a vast research project, this detailed journey through Nervi’s work is marked out by twelve iconic projects, selected by an international scientific committee chaired by Professor Carlo Olmo, and with materials illustrating the project for Manifattura Tabacchi. Scale models, designs and…

BARQ Festival – International Architecture Film Festival Barcelona
Date: 11th-16th May 2021

Fundació Mies van der Rohe is thrilled to announce the launching and invites to take part in the Barcelona International Architecture Film Festival, BARQ. “An initiative of the production company NIHAO Films with the support of Fundació Mies van der Rohe, ARQUIN-FAD and Col·legi d’Arquitectes de Catalunya. The BARQ Festival is a film festival aimed at vindicating films on architecture as a specific genre and at deepening the relationship between architecture and the seventh art. Cinema uses architecture to show and create worlds that explore social realities, and architecture uses cinema to encourage reflection on the most current issues regarding…

Exhibition: The Architecture Machine, the Role of Computers in Architecture
Munich, October 2020 – 10 January 2021

“Computers have become an integral part of our everyday lives. Whether in the office, at the cash register in the supermarket, or in the living room—bits and bytes are now part of almost all technical devices. Today, computers are also the norm in architectural practices, aiding the design as well as the visualization of new projects. They have become “architecture machines.” For the first time in the German-speaking world, the exhibition takes a comprehensive look at digital development in architecture. From its beginnings in the 1950s and 1960s to the present day, the architecture museum tells this exciting story in…