Online debate event series “Context, Contrast, Continuity – Heritage Conservation and Urban Development”
6th debate: 10th June 2021 at 7 pm CET/8 pm IDT

Docomomo International is pleased to share the upcoming online discussion “From Roof War to Roof Top Facilities – How to Deal with & Benefit from the 5th Facade” that is part of an international discussion series called “Context, Contrast, Continuity”. The series were launched by the Deutsches Architekturmuseum (German architecture museum) together with the Max Liebling Haus – White City Centre in Tel Aviv, the ernst may gesellschaft, ICOMOS Germany and Docomomo Israel. This online discussion event on monument protection and urban development will happen on 10th June 2021 at 7 pm CET/8 pm IDT, which counts with the participation…

Call for Papers – Docomomo Israel Bi-annual Online Conference
Deadline: 15th April 2021

Docomomo Israel, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Docomomo Germany, and EU COST action Middle Class Mass Housing are inviting for the Online Conference, under the theme “From Conventional to Experimental – Mass Housing and Prefabrication” happening at 14-15 June, 2021. “Mass housing owes much of its social ideas and design to architectural prefabrication. However, it seems that the history of prefabrication and its relationship to modernist architectural concepts and their dissemination, has remained somewhat at the margins of contemporary scholarly debates. This is perhaps because most scholarly contributions discuss phenomena that do not engage canonic or iconic case studies of…

18th Docomomo Germany Conference 2021
Online, 26th February 2021

Docomomo Germany announced the 18th Docomomo Germany Conference 2021, happening from 25th to 27th February  2021, online, with the theme Modern Movement, Infrastructure and Utilities. “Their elements significantly shaped the architecture of Modern Movement and pose a challenge in their preservation. At the online conference on Friday, February 26, 2021, speakers will present examples of analyses and preservation concepts, supplemented by original film documents and student exhibits (websites, movies, VR/AR) related to the topic. The conference is in German, the student works will partially be presented in English. After registration, we will send you the conference link. Please register here.”…

100 Years Bauhaus. What Interest Do We Take in Modern Movement Today?
Selected Papers from 3rd RMB and 16th Docomomo Conference

Docomomo International is pleased to announce the publication: 100 Years Bauhaus. What Interest Do We Take in Modern Movement Today?, U. Pottgiesser, F. Jaschke, M. Melenhorst, Lemgo, 2020. In 2019 Docomomo Germany and the Detmold School of Architecture and Interior Architecture at Ostwestfalen-Lippe, University of Applied Sciences (TH OWL) with the Erasmus+-Project ‘Reuse of Modernist Buildings‘ (RMB) organized the 16th DOCOMOMO Germany and 3rd RMB Conference. The international conference in Berlin took place on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus and as an opportunity to discuss the significance of modernity in the 21st century. The conference focus lies…

17th Docomomo Germany Conference 2020 – Modern Movement and Digital Challenges
Date: 5th-7th March 2020

The Docomomo Germay Foundation and the Detmold School of Architecture and Interior Architecture, OWL University of Applied Sciences and Arts announce the 17th Docomomo Germany Conference 2020 that will take place in Berlin from March 5th to 7th, 2020. For Docomomo one of the most important questions is how to make knowledge about the Modern Movement accessible. Knowledge that is scattered in many archive files, heads, websites and books. Knowledge about individual buildings, the philosophical ideas behind them, about construction techniques or the original color scheme. Making it accessible to those who explore the city and whose interest is aroused by a…

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…

Call for Abstracts: 16. Docomomo Germany Conference & RMB Final Conference
30th June 2018, Detmold School of Architecture and Interior Architecture, Germany

“DOCOMOMO Deutschland, the Detmold School of Architecture and Interior Architecture and the project ‘Reuse of Modernist Buildings (RMB)’ invite you to the 16th DOCOMOMO Germany & RMB Conference. This first event in Berlin on the 1st of March 2019 at the Akademie der Künste continues the tradition of the Karlsruhe DOCOMOMO Germany Conferences. The EU project RMB initiates a pedagogical framework on the European level based on common definitions, methods, and approaches for the ´reuse´ of modern buildings, with the aim of offering a ´Joint Master on Reuse of Modernist Buildings´. In this context, the conference will take place in…

Conference: 15th Karlsruhe Conference: Urbanism, the Modern and todays Practice
23rd -24th February 2018, Institut fur Technologie, Karlsruher, Germany

The 15th Karlsruhe Conference, International Conference on Theory and Practice for Architecture, will take place from the 23rd – 24th of February 2018 at the Karlsruher Institut fur Technologie in Karlsruhe, Germany. The theme is Urbanism: the Modern and todays Practice. More details: Download PDF [German]

Conference and Excursion ‘Landschaft’, Karlsruhe and Frankfurt, Germany
24th - 25th February 2017, Karlsruhe and Frankfurt, Germany

24 and 25 February 2017, Conference and Excursion ‘Landschaft’, Karlsruhe and Frankfurt, Germany Landscape – concepts of modernity and the future of the landscape, is subject to this years international exchange with special attention to the architecture and urban planning of the 20th century. Also, the latest projects and attitudes are discussed, such as: “Which future requirements and strategies are the current and future perspectives?”. The lectures and discussions provide the discourse for and with architects, engineers, artists, gardeners and landscape planners, city planners, conservators, politicians and users on “landscape” as a urban territory as one of the important current…

Conference: 13th Karlsruhe Conference – Wohnen und die Architektur der Moderne
26th - 27th February 2016, Karlsruhe, Germany

13th Karlsruhe Conference “Wohnen und die Architektur der Moderne” [Life and Architecture in the Modern Age] 26 – 27 February 2016″Living”, one of the great themes of modern architecture, will be the focus of The 13th Karlsruhe Conference “Wohnen und die Architektur der Moderne”. It is one of the most important theme throughout the 20th century, starting with living models City and Landscape Planning of classical modernism, buildings of the “avant-garde”, the influences of the CIAM – des Congres Internationaux d´ Architecture Moderne – up to current trends such as passive house technologies, energy houses and smart Cities etc. […]The…