Docomomo Virtual Exhibition
23 November 2015, Técnico - University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
DOCOMOMO LAUNCHES GLOBAL VIRTUAL EXHIBITION
Técnico - University of Lisbon, Pavilhão de Civil e Arquitectura, Sala 4.41
Lisbon, 23 November 2015
docomomo International launched a new project: the docomomo virtual exhibition (MoMove). The website – exhibition.docomomo.com – offers a selection of 2000 buildings and sites of the Modern Movement, curated by architects, historians and other professionals. This is a unique database for its geographic reach and number of works. The exhibition launching took place at Técnico - University of Lisbon, during the PhD International Week with the presence of Ana Tostões, docomomo International Chair, Andrea Canziani, António Bandeirinha, Horacio Torrent, Miles Glendinning and Timo Tuomi.
The docomomo virtual exhibition is always in constant transformation, counting on docomomo members around the world. In order to increase public awareness to the importance of this recent and devalued heritage, this virtual exhibition is also a tool to promote its study, interpretation and protection.
Based on a world map, the user can search any building or architect, discover essential data, filter information by keywords, find image galleries and videos. The buildings can be shared on major social networks or commented directly. The MoMove also functions as a mobile app (web) making it easy to use while traveling and visiting a proposed tour within a close area or topic of interest.