Under threat: Saint Petersburg Sports and Concert Complex
By I.M. Chaiko, N.V. Baranov, F.N. Yakovlev, L.V. Yakhontov, Russia, 1980

Docomomo International would like to draw your attention to the alarming situation of the Saint Petersburg Sports and Concert Complex, Russia, better known as SKK, and express its full support to all the initiatives conducted in order to preserve this building. It is one of the biggest sport complex structures in the country, built in 1980 and designed by the architects I.M. Chaiko, N.V. Baranov, F.N. Yakovlev and the engineer L.V. Yakhontov. “The master plan of this sports complex is an important urban development element of the Moscovsky District. The arena is located opposite the hotel “Russia” on the main…

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…

Conference: Historical and Cultural Heritage of Siberia: the Preservation and Valorization. Designing Siberian City: Historical Experiments and Utopia
15th - 18th April 2014, Novosibirsk State Architectural Art Academy, Siberia, Russia

At April 15-18, at the Novosibirsk State Architectural Art Academy it was held the annual conference in Novosibirsk, Siberia dedicated to architectural heritage, an important place which occupies the Soviet period. The conference came nearly a hundred speakers from different cities of Western Siberia. Nikolai Vasilyev, general secretary of Docomomo Russia, given the opportunity to make a “public lecture”, talked about Docomomo Russia and the list of the 100 best buildings of the twentieth century in Russia, which has recently been made. It continues to be refined asset our organization, with the goal to make a more extensive list with 500 items,…

Conference: Restoration and Adaptive Reuse: Function – Inner Spaces – Colour
4th - 6th April 2014, ZIL Culture Centre, Moscow, Russia

DOCOMOMO Russia invites to the conference Restoration and Adaptive Reuse: Function – Inner Spaces – Colour In Moscow, at the ZIL Culture Centre on April 4-6, 2014The conference will be held at the world famous monument of modern architecture – the Proletarskiy District Palace of Culture (ZIS, ZIL), designed by Constructivist leaders, the Vesnin brothers, the restoration of which is on the agenda today. The focus will be on specific aspects of the restoration and adaptation of public buildings for modern needs, during which scientific surveys are necessary, as well as the development of a consistent concept the building´s use,…