Under threat – Cinelandia
By Pieter A. van Stuivenberg, Willemstad, Curaçao, 1941

Docomomo International became aware by Docomomo Curaçao that the government of Curaçao ordered the demolition within the next month of Cinelandia building, one of the most important Modern Movement monument in the island, instead of forcing its restoration or reconstruction. Designed by the dutch architect Pieter A. van Stuivenberg, Cinelandia was built in 1941 in the historic district Punda of Willemstad city. At the time it was built, with its 2200 seats for visitors, it was the largest open-air movie theater in the region. Also designed by Van Stuivenberg, one month after the opening of Cinelandia in Punda, in the…

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…