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…

New development on: The Viking Ships Hall
by Erik Christian Sørensen, Roskilde Fjord, Denmark, 1969

Last year, docomomo International and docomomo Denmark have been advocating for the protection of the Viking Ships Hall (by Erik Christian Sørensen, Roskilde Fjord, Denmark, 1969). The building is currently facing danger of losing its protection status and possible demolition. The Viking Ships Hall is a building located on the shallow shore of Roskilde Fjord, constructed in 1969 as a museum for ancient ships. The building combines the brutalism architecture with the ancient history, creating a balance between the ships, its materiality and the site. A giant window and sweeping views over the fjord creates a background that connects the…