XIII Docomomo Mexico National Seminar
Date: 10th and 11th June, 2021

Docomomo International is pleased to share the XII Docomomo Mexico National Seminar  “Arquitectura y nuevos crecimientos urbanos del Movimiento Moderno en México”, which will take place on 10th and 11th June 2021 in an online format. The seminar is organized by Docomomo Mexico and by the Facultad de Arquitectura of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Program 10th June: _Table 1 with the theme “Arquitectura y nuevos crecimientos urbanos en la Ciudad de México”, moderated by Arturo Roman Kalisch; _Table 2 with the theme “Arquitectura y nuevos crecimientos urbanos: región Occidente de México” moderated by Fabricio Lázaro Villaverde. 11th June:…

85th Anniversary – Institute of Aesthetic Research
21st - 22nd September 2020, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico

Docomomo International would like to congratulate the Institute of Aesthetic Research [Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas] for the 85th anniversary. The Institute of Aesthetic Research of the National Autonomous University of Mexico, since its foundation, research has been carried out in its installations into the different forms of artistic expression in Mexico; the diversity of studies undertaken by the body of researchers in the fields of criticism, theory and history of art across a horizon that reaches other latitudes. It has thus become a space in which the plastic arts converge with dance, literature, photography, cinema and music. Every year, through…

Guide to Architecture of the University City of 1952
By Loiuse Noelle, published by the Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, UNAM, 2020

Book review by Alejandrina Escudero The Guide to Architecture of the University City of 1952, published by the Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, UNAM, deals with one of the most notorious urban complexes of the 20th century in Mexico. Located to the south of Mexico City, on a bed of volcanic lava, its construction represented not only an architectural landmark but a true transformation of the educational community, influencing decisively the new generations of students and the country’s destiny. The University City was adjusted to master plan, by Mario Pani and Enrique del Moral,…

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…

XI National Seminar
7th - 8th June, Insituto de Investigaciones Estéticas de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, Mexico

Between 7th June and 8th June will be held the XI National Seminar Docomomo Mexico: “Arquitectura y equipamiento – Discursos modernos desde el Estado” [Architecture and equipment – Modern discourses since the State] at Ciudad Universitaria, Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, Mexico. More details: Download PDF

X Seminario Nacional
23th - 24th March 2017, Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Ciudad Universitaria, Mexico City, Mexico

Between 23th March and 24th March will be held the X National Seminar Docomomo Mexico: “La casa mexicana: continuidad y cambio” at Ciudad Universitaria, Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, Mexico. More details: Download PDF [Spanish]

Seminar: El Movimiento Moderno en México: Ciudad, Arquitectura y Tecnologías
26th-27th May, Facultad de Arquitectura, Mexico

On 26th and 27th May 2016, the Seminar El Movimiento Moderno en México: Ciudad, Arquitectura y Tecnologíaswill take place at Auditorium “Joaquin A. Mora”, Facultad de Arquitectura, Mexico DF, Mexico. 26th May: _Alfonso Pallares, sembrador de ideas (UNAM) by Elisa Drago; _Mexico – Veracruz, miradas desde adentro y hacia afuera. Interpretaciones regionales y nacionales del Movimiento Moderno (Docomomo Mexico/Universidad Veracruzana) by Ivan San Martin and Fernando Winfried; _Imaginarios de modernidad y tradición. Arquitectura del siglo XX en América Latina (Porrua) by Catherine Ettinger McEnulty. 27th May: _Table 1 with the theme “ciudad, territorio y arquitectura”, moderated by Armando V. Flores Salazar; _Table 2 with the theme…

Round Table: Le Corbusier. 50 Años de su Fallecimiento
17th August 2015, Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City, México

ROUND TABLE: Le Corbusier. 50 Años de su Fallecimiento 17 August 2015, 19h, Sala Manuel M. Ponce, Palacio de Bellas Artes, MéxicoTo commemorate the 50th anniversary of Le Corbusier’s death. Organized by Docomomo México with the National Institute of Fine Arts and UNAM. With the participation of Louise Noelle, Victor Jiménez and Carlos González Lobo. Moderator: Dolores Martínez. Download PDF

Seminar: Los otros actores del Movimiento Moderno
17th April 2015, Universidad Iberoamericana, Ciudad de México, Mexico

The VIII Seminar organized by docomomo Mexico, entitled “Los otros actores del Movimiento Moderno: arquitectos, ingenieros, constructores y contratistas poco conocidos y casi nunca divulgados” [The other actors in the Modern Movement: low publicized and little-known architects, engineers, constructors, and contrators] will take place on April 17th, 2015. The conferences will be dedicated to those ones involved in the development of the Modern Movement that never get the recognition they deserve, from architects to constructors and developers. The seminar will include a visit to the exhibition “Estructura, abstracción y sacralidad, Arquitectura religiosa del Movimiento Moderno en la Ciudad de México”…