Call for Entries: 19th edition of the Barcelona Building Construmat Awards
Pre-registration deadline: 13th September, 2021

Docomomo International is glad to announce the 19th edition of the Barcelona Building Construmat Awards, curated by Fundació Mies van der Rohe and granted by Fira de Barcelona’s Barcelona Building Construmat International Trade Fair. These awards distinguish and publicize the proposed works that represent and generate added value to the construction sector in different areas. The Fundació adds its knowledge and experience from its commitment to disseminate and encourage research, debate and promotion of architectural culture. Registration is free and open until September 13. In this edition, all works of architecture, urban planning and infrastructure completed between 2019 and 2020…

Call for Proposals: JSAH Roundtable: Rethinking the Urban Landscape
Deadline: 15th October, 2021

Docomomo International shares the call for proposals for the JSAH Roundtable with the theme “Rethinking the Urban Landscape”. “An enduring intellectual and a perceptual rift divides the city from the natural world both in scholarship as well as in the public imagination. In the past three decades, humanities scholars working with social and natural scientists have challenged these assumptions by investigating the complex interaction and intersection of cultural and natural systems, and by exploring how cities and nature are inextricably woven together into what is being called the urban landscape. Just as the seminal work of urban historians such as…

Call for Applications: SAH Membership Grants for Emerging Professionals
Deadline: 30th September, 2021

Docomomo International would like to share the SAH Membership Grants, which provide emerging scholars with a one-year digital SAH Individual membership to bridge the gap between the Society’s subsidized student memberships and the full-cost SAH memberships. These awards are intended for emerging scholars, regardless of age or employment status, who are new to the field of architectural history or its related disciplines. These grants are funded by the Society of Architectural Historians’ Scott Opler Endowment for New Scholars. Award The award consists of a one-year digital SAH Individual membership. SAH will recognize the award winners at the SAH 2022 Annual International Conference in Pittsburgh…

Call for Submissions: Bruno Zevi Prize 2021
Deadline: 15th October, 2021

With a view to developing and disseminating the teachings of Bruno Zevi and his method of critical and historical inquiry, the Bruno Zevi Foundation annually holds an international competition to award a prize for a historical-critical essay offering an original analysis of an architectural work, theme or architect of the past or present. The competition is divided into five sections corresponding with the following themes: the key role of space in architecture; the ancient sources of the modern language; history as a methodology of architectural practice; the modern language of architecture; landscape and the zero-degree language of architecture. The competition…

Call for Papers: Charrette 8(1). Race and Space: Changing the architectural narrative
Deadline: 29th September, 2021

Docomomo International would like to share the call for papers for issue 8(1) of Charrette, the journal of the Association of Architectural Educators (AAE), which will be guest edited by Ann de Graft-Johnson and Renée Tobe. This issue, under the theme of Race and Space: Changing the architectural narrative, calls for research and commentary and critical reflection on the state of play relating to the context and content of architectural education, as well as present personal narratives relating to race and space. The editors invite architectural academics, researchers, practitioners and students, to submit contributions to one of the three categories of Charrette: Essay, Project,…

Call for Papers: EAHN 2022 Conference
Deadline: 6th September, 2021

Docomomo International is pleased to share the call for paper for the Biannual Conference of the European Architectural History Network 2022, which is open until September 6, 2021. EAHN2022 will take place in Madrid, Spain, hosted by the School of Architecture of the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. Abstracts are invited for the sessions and round tables. Abstracts of no more than 300 words should be submitted through the conference platform, along with the applicant’s name, email address, professional affiliation, address, telephone number and a short curriculum vitae (one page, PDF format). Sessions Sessions will consist of either five papers or four papers…

Call for Papers: in_bo 13, no. 17. “Cities and Territories of Democracy”
Deadline: 15th October, 2021

Docomomo International would like to share the call for papers for the in_bo 13, no. 17, “Cities and Territories of Democracy”, edited by Ilaria Agostini, Luigi Bartolomei, Elena Franco. The call aims at drawing attention to the relationship between politics and territory, analyzing the link between the shape of power and the shape of cities as well as the capacity that urban planning has to regulate such a connection. Does the town planning precede, accompany or follow the political decision? Does a democratic order imply a democratic city? How might economic forces fit today into the relationship between urban planning and…

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…

Iconic Houses Online Conference: Pioneers of the Dutch Modern House
Date: 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 September 2021

Docomomo International would like to share the 6th International Iconic Houses Conference: Pioneers of the Dutch Modern House organized by the ICONIC HOUSES NETWORK. The event will be held online and consists of five modules to go live on the Thursday’s 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 September. It will be explored 20th-century Dutch architecture from the Amsterdam School to Post-Modernism, visiting twenty wonderful homes by Gerrit Rietveld, J.J.P. Oud, Brinkman & Van der Vlugt, and many others, not only in Utrecht, Rotterdam and Amsterdam, but spread all over the Netherlands, including Drachten, Groningen, Delft and Schaijk. Several of these…

Be:cause modern: the auction for modernism
By Docomomo US

Docomomo International is glad to share that Docomomo US will bring back be:cause modern: the auction for modernism, this November. All proceeds will benefit the ongoing work of Docomomo US and support its mission, including educational and advocacy efforts. The online auction will open for bids in early November and is expected to bring together more than 100 uniquely modern items across all price points. In anticipation of the auction, Docomomo US is currently seeking special donation items such as signed drawings and books, paintings, woodcuts and lithographs, unique and vintage tabletop items, furniture, exclusive tour experiences, and modern home stays. See some…