Explore Mass Modernism with Docomomo US
Date: 29th September - 4th October 4, 2021

Docomomo International is pleased to share the Docomomo US Travel Tours, an exclusive modern architecture, art and design travel experiences. “While our international tours have been postponed, we are excited to focus our attention on domestic locations. Mass Modernism, our first US travel tour, will feature significant modern sites in Cambridge, Boston, Lincoln, Dartmouth and Cape Cod. From the 1930s to the 1970s, modernist architecture thrived in New England. Despite economic problems and a conservative culture, the region fostered the practices of Bauhaus refugees and their students. This tour examines the buildings they made for clients and themselves, from monumental buildings for…

The Urban Tour – Liebling Haus. White City Center
Date and time: 18th June, 2021 at 11.00 am – 12.00 pm (GMT+3)

Docomomo International would like to share with you a walking tour inspired by Welcome to the Re_Public. Shira Levy-Benyemini, urban planner and director of the Liebling Haus, invites participants to critically observe public space, highlighting contemporary planners’ conservation and planning challenges. The tour centers around Bialik-Allenby – a fascinating urban microcosm, where the urban changes happening before our eyes can be discussed. Meeting point: the Liebling Haus garden. Time & Location 18th June, 2021 11.00 am – 12.00 pm (GMT+3) Liebling Haus – White City Center, Idelson St 29, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel More information on Liebling Haus website.

Tv Show Visita Guiada [Guided Tour] – participation of Ana Tostões, Chair of Docomomo International
RTP2, Lisbon, Portugal, 5 April 2021, at 10.45 pm (GMT)

Docomomo International is pleased to share the Tv Show Visita Guiada [Guided Tour], with the consultancy and participation of Ana Tostões, Chair of Docomomo International, and with the professor and researcher Walter Rossa. The episode airs today around at 10.45 pm (GMT) on RTP2 channel, portuguese television broadcast. Visita Guiada is a television and radio show about pieces of the history of Portuguese art and culture. In each episode, the program chooses a protagonist work (object, artwork, building) thanks to its exceptionality. Today’s episode is dedicated to the plan of reconstruction for the Baixa Pompalina, Lisbon. In 1755 Lisbon was…

Virtual Hollin Hills Tour Day 2020
Home tour videos

“You notice the difference the minute you turn off Fort Hunt Road. The houses are modest, nestled into the landscape and they are not in orderly rows lined up with the street. Grass exists only in patches. Garage doors are hard to find. There are no six-panel front doors or shutters on the windows. And the windows – they’re huge! What is this place? It’s Hollin Hills, a neighborhood of modernist houses designed by architect Charles Goodman for developer Robert Davenport and constructed between 1949 and 1971. On October 10, join Docomomo DC’s Virtual Tour Day of Hollin Hills, featuring…

Open House Worldwide Festival
Date: 14th - 15th November 2020

“Open House Worldwide is a network of 46 cities hosting festivals and dialogue about the built environment across the globe. In 2017, 750,000 people participated in Open House events with nearly 2 million visits to buildings enabled by 17,400 volunteers, spanning from San Diego to Osaka, via Dublin, Lagos, Melbourne and many more. Taken together, Open House Worldwide is the largest celebration of the urban landscape in the world. This November, the Open House Worldwide network is staging its first collaborative public event, a 48-hour virtual festival tackling the most important issues facing our built environments across the world, from…

Farnsworth House Re-Opens!
Four different tours available

In 2020 the Farnsworth House, a site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation is celebrating Edith Farnsworth Reconsidered, a yearlong focus on namesake Dr. Edith Farnsworth’s life and times. The centerpiece of this nine-month project is Edith Farnsworth’s Country House – a temporary refurnishing of Farnsworth House to reflect its 1955 appearance. A new tour and exhibits focused on the untold story of this remarkable woman, who was an accomplished research physician, classically-trained violinist, poet and translator, world traveler and music-lover, are now available. The Farnsworth House, designed and built in the International Style by architect Ludwig Mies van…

Guided tour of the Maurice-Ravel foyer
Date and time: 19th September 2020, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. (GMT+2)

Docomomo International is pleased to announce the guided tour to the Maurice-Ravel foyer, taking place at 19th September 2020, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. (GMT+2). This initiative is co-organized with the docomomo France association. The building is located in Nanterre, on the edge of André Malraux Park, near the La Défense district. Built between 1976 and 1978 by the architect Jacques Kalisz to house music students in a higher education or preparatory establishment recognized by the State, the Maurice Ravel foyer is a group representative of the 1970s, both in terms of its program, its architecture, its urban inscription…

Docomomo Scotland events in 2020
Talks and tours in Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Livingston

[“Due to the ongoing Covid-19 restrictions, Alistair Fair’s talk at Dovecot Studios on 10 June had to be postponed. We’ve also had to postpone the Aberdeen walk scheduled for 25 July (not being confident that conditions by then would allow for it being an entirely comfortable experience). We’ll put out information on rescheduled dates when we can. Decisions on the events scheduled for September and October will be made nearer the time.” By Docomomo Scotland July 24, 2020] Docomomo Scotland established a program of events for 2020, as currently planned, is as follows. Given the pandemic-related restriction changes to the…

Cultural events in the White City Center
by the Liebling Haus - White City Center, Tel-Aviv, February & March 2020

The White City Center (WCC) co-founded by the Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality and the German government and operating at the Liebling Haus (Tel-Aviv, Israël) is pleased to invite you, both children and adults, to a series of cultural events during the months of February and March 2020. In the frame of the 120th anniversary of Anni Albers, the Liebling Haus with the aid of the School of the City and the Department of Textile Design at Shenkar College of Engineering have organized a range of workshops and tours for children and adults to weaving with the Shenkar College and celebrate the…

Round table and guided tour: Bauhaus Today
9th November 2019, German School of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal

The German School of Lisbon (a project by Otto bartning, the German architect who was responsible together with Walter Gropius, for the Bauhaus school curriculum in Weimar) is organizing a 1-day series of events with the Portuguese Architects Association [Ordem dos Arquitectos] to celebrate the 100 years of the Bauhaus, on the 9th November, in Lisbon. Focusing on “Bauhaus Today”, the day will count with a visit to the campus of the German School of Lisbon, designed by Otto Bartning with recent additions designed by the architect João Luis Carrilho da Graça, followed by a round table on the impact…