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…

Student website with travel report to the 15th International Docomomo Conference 2018
by UQÀM Students, Québec, Canada

From August 18th to September 1st, 2018, a group of eleven students discovered the modern architecture of Central Europe (Czech Republic, Austria, Slovenia) under the direction of France Vanlaethem, Professor Emeritus of UQÀM and President of Docomomo Québec; and Manuela Senese, Lecturer at UQÀM – Université du Québec à Montréal and member of Docomomo Québec. The purpose of the trip was to attend the 15th Docomomo International Conference in Ljubljana, Slovenia, and meet with representatives of organizations as well as professionals working to protect and safeguard modern architecture along the way. Now, they have created a website, with the support…

Study Day: Towards a Modern Sustainable Heritage
2nd and 3rd May 2019, Montreal, Quebec

How to Intervene in a Culturally Responsible Way? in collaboration with the UQAM School of Design and the UQAM Heritage Institute Docomomo Québec and Provencher_Roy, a Montreal major architectural firm, an institutional member, organize a day of study on modern heritage and sustainable development at the Université du Québec à Montréal, on May 2 and 3, 2019. At the meeting architects, managers and professors concerned with the challenges of sustainable development to heritage assessment and intervention on the innovative architecture of the 20th century. It will be an opportunity to learn more about the historic renovation of the United Nations…

The Bata Company and its built legacy: The Story of an Extraordinary Enterprise
27th February 2019, École de design de l´UQAM, Montréal, Canada

Docomomo Québec has organised the lecture “The Bata Company and its built legacy: The Story of an Extraordinary Enterprise”, to be held at École de design de l´UQAM, on the 27th February. The Bata Company, which evolved from a small workshop in the city of Zlín in Moravia, today the Czech Republic, at end of the 19th century, became one of the largest shoe producers in entire world in the second half of the last century. The Company founded tens of factories and company towns in Czechoslovakia, Europe, North America, South Asia and more, with original functionalist architecture. Presented by Dr….

20 years commemoration
21st November 2014, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada

On the occasion of its twentieth anniversary, DoCoMoMo Quebec is proud to invite you to a study day with citizen and experts on modern architecture safeguard. This event is organized in collaboration with the Institute of Heritage UQAM. Friday, November 21, 2014, from 9 am to 17 pm Université du Québec à Montréal, au 1564, rue Saint-Denis (ancienne cinérobothèque) For more information, please check the program [French] or contact Marie-Dina Salvione: info@docomomoquebec.ca To participate in the event, please make the registration by contacting the Heritage Institute. More info: Docomomo Quebec [French]