“NO DEMOLITIONS! Forms of Brutalism in Prague” – Exhibiton with the participation of Docomomo Czech Republic
Date: 6th March 2020 to 22nd November 2020

Docomomo International is glad to announce the participation of the Docomomo Czech Republic on the exhibition about architecture of the 1960s and 1970s in Prague. The exhibition is introduced in the National Gallery in Prague. “The architecture built in Czechoslovakia throughout the 1960s–1980s, both glorified and deplored, is a heatedly discussed and highly controversial subject. The public may still regard it negatively, owing to a lack of information or an adverse experience with the country’s regime before the Velvet Revolution. The exhibition NO DEMOLITIONS! Forms of Brutalism in Prague presents buildings in Prague (including projects in preparation but never realized) influenced…

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…

Exhibition: ICONIC RUINS? Post-war Socialist Architecture in the Visegrad Countries
18th April - 15th May 2019, Praha 1, Czech Republic

“Post-war architecture in the former state-socialist countries has recently become a prominent topic. For a long time it was viewed by the public in a dubious light and against the backdrop of the often bleak personal memories of and lives impacted by the communist regime. Recent expert studies and activities aimed at public education have, however, revealed that the architecture at that time assumed a surprisingly diverse array of forms and that there existed in the region a parallel course of development that anchors the former Eastern bloc within the wider frame of the history of world architecture. The ICONIC…

Exhibition: Microexbition of Czech Postwar Architecture
July - October 2017, Faculty of Architecture CTU, Prague, Czech Republic

From July to October 2017, a microexhibition promoting the Czech Docomomo Chapter will happen, located on 7th floor of Faculty of Architecture CTU Prague, Thakurova 9, Prague-Dejvice. “The exhibition is focused on Czech postwar architecture (now critically endangered) showing books and archive materials from sixties and other artifacts, collected from endangered or demolished buildings. This microexhibition is an advertisement for bigger exhibition of Czech Architecture 1945-1989, which will be organised by Faculty, Czech Docomomo and Czech Icomos. This exhibition is the result of students research, done during last two years.” More details: website