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…

Postal Issue Dedicated to Dominican Architecture: Humberto Ruiz Castillo
29th May 2018, Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo – Campus UASD, Dominican Republic

The Dominican Postal Institute (INPOSDOM) put into circulation a postal issue alluding to the Dominican Architecture, dedicated to the architect Humberto Ruiz Castillo, in its third edition. The event reunion took place at Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo – Campus UASD, Dominican Republic, the early morning of 29th May, 2018.  

La Biennalle Di Venezia: Caribbean Modernity: Paradise as Tabula Rasa
10th October 2014, Corderie of the Arsenale, Venezia, Italy

“Caribbean Modernity: paradise as tabula rasa” is the title of the conversation organized by the Dominican Republic Pavilion and the DoCoMoMo_do in in the context of the Freeport conceived as part of the exhibition Monditalia. Through a series of critical reflections around the general conjecture on how modernity was absorbed in the context of the Caribbean, this conversation will take a special look into the Dominican Republic, taking into account its insular condition, which has produced a historical struggle of external interventions and internal up rises. The discussion between researchers Melisa Vargas Rivera and Alex Martínez Suárez aims to create a cohesive understanding of the…