16th Docomomo Council Meeting
31 August 2021, Online via Zoom, Tokyo, Japan

The 16th Docomomo Council Meeting was held on the 31st August 2021, for the first time virtually via Zoom. MAIN RESULTS Ratification of the following decisions: The headquarters of Docomomo International will be  relocated to Delft University of Technology in January 2022, being Uta Pottgiesser elected as new chair of Docomomo International, and Wido Quist as new secretary-general for the period January 2022 – December 2025. The 17th International Docomomo Conference (2022) will take place in Valencia, Spain, between 7-10 September 2022, under the theme “Modern Design: Social Commitment & Quality of Life” (www.docomomoconference2022.com). Docomomo Singapore and Docomomo Thai were…

World Architecture Day 2021: Clean environment for a healthy world
Today, 4th October 2021, 12:00 GMT

On the occasion of the commemoration of the World Architecture Day, this year today 4th October,  the International Union of Architects organizes a panel discussion with experts from around the world under the theme “Clean environment for a healthy world”, online, at 12:00 GMT. Created by the UIA in 1985, World Architecture Day is celebrated annually on the first Monday of October in parallel with UN World Habitat Day. This year’s theme, “Clean environment for a healthy world” addresses housing, public spaces and global environmental issues in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic and will hopefully contribute to the global…

DEADLINE EXTENDED: 17th International Docomomo Conference 2022 – Call for Abstracts
New deadline: 11th October 2021

Docomomo International hereby notices that the deadline for call for abstract for the 17th International Docomomo Conference, hosted at the School of Architecture of Universitat Politècnica de Valencia, Spain, between 6th and 9th September, 2022, under the theme “Modern Design: Social Commitment & Quality of Life” has been extended and is open now until 11th October 2021. 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…

LAST DAYS: 17th International Docomomo Conference 2022 – Call for Abstracts
Deadline: 30th September 2021

The call for abstract for the 17th International Docomomo Conference, hosted at the School of Architecture of Universitat Politècnica de Valencia, Spain, between 6th and 9th September, 2022, under the theme “Modern Design: Social Commitment & Quality of Life” is open until 30th September 2021. 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…

17th International Docomomo Conference 2022 – New Themes!
Reminder: Call for Abstracts Deadline: 30th September, 2021

Docomomo International is glad to announce that the 17th International Docomomo Conference 2022 has been updated with 3 new thematic areas (#06, #07, #08), covering now all the ISC’s subjects of Docomomo: #01 The Avant-Gardes #02 Post-war. International expansion #03 The Latin American contribution #04 Modern pioneering women #05 Iberia. Cultural identity #06 New materials and innovative technologies Modernity was a continuous factory of innovative and experimental solutions that made their aging, sometimes unfortunately, unpredictable. This section will allow us to reflect upon those systems and their development over a long period of time. It will also provoke discussion on…

Docomomo Rehabilitation Award Ceremony
Date: 1st September 2021, 2pm (GMT+1)

Docomomo International is happy to share the Docomomo Rehabilitation Award  announcement ceremony on 1st September 2021, at 2 pm (GMT+1), within the 16th International Docomomo Conference Tokyo Japan 2020+1. The Docomomo Rehabilitation Award aims to recognize and disseminate the best efforts to preserve modern architecture while adapting it to contemporary standards; to raise awareness of the works’ value; to inspire a conscious reflection on Modernity as living heritage; and to appeal for a global and sustainable approach to the future of modern architecture buildings. For that, and in order to represent the diversity of the Modern Movement expression, are being…

Get ready! 10 days left to the 16th International Docomomo Conference 2020+1
Date: 29 August - 2 September

16th International Docomomo Conference, Tokyo Japan 2020+1 Inheritable Resilience: Sharing Values of Global Modernities Docomomo’s first virtual international conference is just around the corner! This year the biennial International Docomomo Conference is held in Tokyo, where the 2021 Olympic and Paralympic Games are taken place, under the theme of “Inheritable Resilience: Sharing Values of Global Modernities,” Approximately 300 researchers and experts from 55 countries and regions around the world will make presentations on the world’s modern and contemporary architecture and history, as well as environmental conservation, restoration, and renovation, while engaging in a variety of discussions in online sessions (via Zoom). Keynote speeches will…

Closing of the oDOMOS workshop

Docomomo International is pleased to share with you some images of the oDOMOS workshop within the 16th International Docomomo Conference Tokyo Japan 2020+1. These images were taken today during the closing of the workshop that took place during the last 10 days, and which counted with the presence of Professor Ana Tostões, chair of Docomomo International. To keep up with daily work and updates, please follow oDOMOs 10 Days Instagram and oDOMOs 10 Days Twitter!  

Check the Instagram, Twitter and website of the oDOMOS workshop

Docomomo International would like to invite you to check the Instagram, Twitter and secretariat website of the oDOMOS workshop within the 16th International Docomomo Conference Tokyo Japan 2020+1 to follow daily work and updates. oDOMOs 10 Days Instagram https://www.instagram.com/odomos_2021_tokyo/?hl=ja oDOMOs 10 Days Twitter https://twitter.com/oDOMOs2021 oDOMOs secretariat Docomomo 2020