Guided Visit – Avanchet-Parc: “Cité de Conception Nouvelle et Originale”
Date: Saturday, 13th November 2021, at 15H00. 

Docomomo International is happy to announce that Docomomo Switzerland together with the Heritage and Sites Office of the State of Geneva (GE-Patrimoine) are organizing a walk through Cité Avanchet-Parc Saturday, 13th November 2021, at 15H00, on the occasion of the launching of the book Avanchet-Parc: “Cité de Conception Nouvelle et Originale”, published in March of this year, by Franz Graf and Giulia Marino. Led by Franz Graf and Giulia Marino, authors of the book, the walk will an opportunity to discover the history and architecture of Avanchet-Parc. It counts as well with introductions by: – Mr. Pierre Alain Girard, Director of…

Técnico Architecture Conference Series: IST ARCH Week Fall 2021
29th November and 3rd December 2021, 16H00-17H30, aud. Abreu Faro, IST, Lisbon

Organized in two days – 29th November and 3rd December 2021, from 16H00 to 17H30 – the IST ARCH Week Fall 2021, in the framework of the IST Master and PhD Programs in Architecture and with the support of Docomomo International, will take place at Instituto Superior Técnico – University of Lisbon, at auditorio Abreu Faro (Complexo Interdisciplinar) with the presentations: 29th November 16h00 – 17h30 Wilfried Wang (University of Texas at Austin) “Berlin-Brandenburg 2070: A Model Region” 3rd December 16h00 – 17h30 Mar Loren (Escuela de Arquitectura de la Universidad de Sevilla) “Bernard Rudofsky: a manifesto for the vernacular…

Exhibition: Bartolomeu Costa Cabral: um arquivo em construção / Bartolomeu Costa Cabral: An archive in construction
Opening ceremony: 13th November 2021 at 16H00, Lopes Martins Mansion(Marques da Silva Foundation)

Docomomo International is pleased to share that next Saturday, 13th November 2021 will happen the opening ceremony of the exhibition Bartolomeu Costa Cabral: um arquivo em construção / Bartolomeu Costa Cabral: An archive in construction. The event will take place at 16H00 on the first floor of the Lopes Martins Mansion, Porto. “Curated by Paulo Providência, Pedro Baía and Mariana Couto,  it aims to record a reading of the architect Bartolomeu Costa Cabral´s production – of more than 200 projects, from 1948 to the present day – through the interrelations of the collection recently deposited at the Marques da Silva…

“La Carpa” by David Bestué and Roser Corella – Loop Barcelona
Date: 9th - 21st November 2021, Mies van der Rohe Pavilion

Joining the Loop Festival, the platform for artist’s films and videos dedicated to the study and promotion of the moving image, Fundació Mies van der Rohe will feature the documentary film “La Carpa” by filmmaker Roser Corella and artist and writer David Bestué. It will be at the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion from 9th to 21st November 2021. The opening vernissage will take place on 13th  November at 17:30H counting with the presence of the artists “The documentary ”La Carpa” aims to investigate the process of construction, use and disappearance of a removable theatre installed at the end of…

Call for applications: 2nd International Photo Contest “Nuestras Arquitectas”
Deadline: 20th November 2021, 24H00 (GMT -3)

Docomomo International is happy to share that the applications for the 2nd International Photo Contest “Nuestras Arquitectas” are open util 20th November 2021, 24H00 (GMT -3). Organized by Nuestras Arquitectas, it is supported by Universitat Politècncia de València (Spain), Built Heritage Research Group (GPAC) and the UNESCO Chair Cultural Landscapes and Heritage of the University of the Basque Country, GADU programme -Gender, Architecture, Design, Urbanism- Instituto de la Espacialidad Humana at Facultad de Arquitectura, Diseño y Urbanismo de la Universidad de Buenos Aires, Colegio Territorial de arquitectos de Valencia, LINA Plataforma, Un día | una arquitecta, Línea de investigación Urbanismo, Arquitectura…

Call for Abstracts: 2022 Docomomo US National Symposium – Yo! Modernism: The View from Philadelphia
Deadline: 13th January 2022

Docomomo International is pleased to announce that the call for papers for the 2022 Docomomo US National Symposium is now open, with due date 13th January 2022. The title of the symposium is “Yo! Modernism: The View from Philadelphia”. “Yo! Modernism! In the Philadelphia region, “yo” is a colloquialism used to get someone’s attention quickly. It’s a phrase without pretense, and when combined with Modernism, it puts into focus the importance of place and community in our modern heritage, as well as the urgency of preservation efforts. The 2022 Docomomo US National Symposium will explore why Modernism still has the…

Sixth meeting of ROUNDTRIP II: From the Alps to the Andes and viceversa. Le Corbusier and the members of the Latin America Modern Movement
Date: 12th November, 6:00 pm CET

Docomomo International is trilled to announce the next 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. Entitled  “In the wake of WOMEN within EUROPE and LATIN AMERICA”, the lecture will be held online on 12th November 2021 at 11.00 am (Bogotá) / 2.00 pm (Buenos Aires) / 6.00 pm (Turin).  Speakers will be: – Miquel  Maribel Aliaga and Luiza Coelho (Universidade de Brasilia) “Philomena Miller: Brasilia-Francia, entre el exilio y la enseñanza” – Diego Romero Sánchez (Universidad Nacional de Colombia)…

Book Presentations: “An Accidental Masterpiece” and “The Barcelona Pavilion by Mies van der Rohe. One Hundred Texts since 1929”
Date: 5th November 2021, 1 pm (GMT+1), Mies van der Rohe Pavilion

Docomomo International is pleased to share that two new publications about the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion edited by Dietrich Neumann and David Caralt, will be presented at the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion on 5th November 2021, 1 pm (GMT+1). The publications result from the authors’ rigorous collectio, selection and edition of the voices of researchers and artists in two volumes about the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion that will be from now on reference books for any person interested in the Pavilion and Modern Architecture. “An Accidental Masterpiece is an in depth study of the Pavilion that presents much…

Call For Participation: Exhibiting in Slovenia II
Deadline: 15th December 2021

Docomomo International is trilled to share that a second edition of the Symposium Exhibiting in Slovenia will take place next 21 – 22 April 2022 at the City Museum of Ljubljana, Slovenia. Therefore, a call for participation has now been announced, inviting architectural historians to look at architectural exhibitions that were related to Slovenia. “Among the many reasons for the organization of the first symposium of Exhibiting in Slovenia: A Symposium on the 110th Anniversary of the Jakopič Pavilion in 2019 were the anniversaries that year of several important Slovenian art institutions, including of the Jakopič Pavilion, the first venue in…

Research Seminar: Anastylosis of the Modern. Practices and Perspectives for the Recognition and Re-Signification of Abandoned Architecture and Landscapes
Date: 9th November 2021,10:00 am -13:00 pm (CET)

Docomomo International is happy to share that in the framework of the research project on the case study of the Apulia region, Italy, led by Lorenzo Pietropaolo (Politecnico di Bari), an online seminar will be held via Zoom on November 9th, 2021, 10:00 am -13:00 pm (CET), entitled “Anastylosis of the Modern. Practices and Perspectives for the Recognition and Re-Signification of Abandoned Architecture and Landscapes.” It is organized by Politecnico di Bari, in collaboration with Instituto Superior Técnico – Universidade de Lisboa, Docomomo International, Urbane Künste Ruhr, urban@it, and the Italian Ministry of Culture, Regional Secretariat for Apulia. “The goal…