Docomomo Israel – Germany Conference “From Conventional to Experimental – Mass Housing and Prefabrication”
Date: 14th and 15th June, 2021

Docomomo International is pleased to share the Docomomo Israel – Germany Conference “From Conventional to Experimental – Mass Housing and Prefabrication”. The conference will be held online between 14-15 June 2021 and is hosted by the Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Docomomo Israel, Docomomo Germany, and EU COST action Middle Class Mass Housing. Registration is requested to get into the zoom meeting link: https://technion.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0uf-ugrTIvHNJ50C-A2F0ij0KL_gv4IQK6 “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…

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…

Online debate event series: “Context, Contrast, Continuity – Heritage Conservation and Urban Development”
4th debate: 11th February 2021 7PM CET/8PM IDT

Docomomo Israel is inviting you to participate in the international online debate event series “Context, Contrast, Continuity – Heritage Conservation and Urban Development”. The 4th debate will be on 11th February 2021, with the topic “Outstanding 20th Century Heritage – World heritage Sites and World Heritages Initiatives in Germany and Israel”. Context, Contrast, Continuity – Heritage Conservation and Urban Development The international online debate event series “Context, Contrast, Continuity – Heritage Conservation and Urban Development” focuses on how the needs of conservation as well as development requirements can be managed in the urban context. How can historically developed urban fabrics/structures…

Online debate event series: “Context, Contrast, Continuity – Heritage Conservation and Urban Development”
12th November 2020 - 11th February 2021

Docomomo Israel is inviting you to participate in the international online debate event series “Context, Contrast, Continuity – Heritage Conservation and Urban Development”. Context, Contrast, Continuity – Heritage Conservation and Urban Development The international online debate event series “Context, Contrast, Continuity – Heritage Conservation and Urban Development” focuses on how the needs of conservation as well as development requirements can be managed in the urban context. How can historically developed urban fabrics/structures or singular buildings withstand the pressure for change from e.g. the real estate industry or housing demands? What can be done by the City’s administration, politicians and society…

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: Timely Teaching: Educational Idealism and Modern Architecture
1st February 2018, Architect´s House Gallery, Israel Association of United Architects, in Tel-Aviv Yaffo, Israel

Exhibition in collaboration with the DoCoMoMo Israel Chapter, at Tel-Aviv Jaffa’s Architect’s House. “Timely Teaching: Educational Idealism and Modern Architecture,” is an exhibition that was displayed during the past two months at the Architect´s House Gallery, Israel Association of United Architects, in Tel-Aviv Yaffo. The exhibition was curated in collaboration with the DoCoMoMo Israel Chapter and engages educational ideologies and the architecture built for implementing them in Israel/Palestine. The exhibition evolved from the 2016 inaugural DoCoMoMo-Israel symposium, held at the Technion Institute, Haifa. It presents buildings for education designed in Israel/Palestine from the 1920s until the late 1970s, including innovative schools…

Inaugural conference: Ideal(istic) Education | Modern Education and Modern Architecture
9th May, 2016, Technion – Israel institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

Technion – Israel institute of Technology, Haifa Israel Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning, Segoe Building Thursday, 9th May, 2016 | 09:00-17:00 The inaugural conference of Docomomo Israel brings together researchers, architects and educators who explore the role of architecture in introducing modern ideas to the community by design of educational facilities. In presenting new case studies and fresh perspectives, the conference seeks to challenge the established notions of modernism and address its diverse global interpretations, as these were formed in light of educational ideals and cultural themes.More details: Download PDF