Sign the petition – Villa Beer
By Josef Frank and Oskar Wlach, Vienna, Austria, 1929-1930

Being under threat since 2016, a petition to save Villa Beer, by Josef Frank and Oskar Wlach, Vienna, Austria, 1929-1930, is open. Besides Docomomo Austria, Icomos Austria, and the Austrian Society for Architecture (Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Architektur ÖGFA), Docomomo International wishes to raise awareness for the serious endangerment of this iconic building. Under protection since 1987, the Villa Beer is one of the most important buildings of private housing from the 1920s and 1930s. Together with buildings by Le Corbusier and Mies van der Rohe, the Villa Beer stands in the European architecture´s first row. After several preservation measures this monument…

Guidelines for submitting the 2019/2020 Homework
Chapters News

Dear Docomomo Chapters, Due to the exceptional circumstances of COVID-19, we are extending the deadline of June 1st to August 15th, 2020. A plan for new documentation homework has been approved in the last Council Meeting, August 30th, 2018 (Ljubljana, Slovenia), proposed by the ISC/Registers. With the aim of moving forward to the documentation of conservation good practices, Docomomo Working Parties (WP) have to submit: Working Parties that already have submitted 30 Documentation Fiches and uploaded 50 sites to MOMOVE: (a) 1 fiche for 2019 and 1 fiche for 2020, on an example of Good Conservation Practice. Download the template here: link, and here: link. (b) A bibliography with 5-10 publications (books or articles) on Modern Movement…

Symposium
13th - 14th August 014, Vienna, Austria

Docomomo Austria is pleased to invite you all to their next Symposium “Ernst Hiesmayr – Architekt im Spannungsfeld des Ursprünglichen und der Moderne“ [Ernst Hiesmayr – Architect in the Field of Tension between the Original and the Modern] that will take place in Vienna, Austria, on 13th and 14th June 2014. Ernst Hiesmayr (1920-2006) was one of the pre-eminent Austrian architects in the 1960-80s. More details: website Download PDF