Launch of Docomomo Turkey – Interior website

Docomomo International is pleased to announce that the Docomomo Turkey – Interior website has just been launched in Turkish and English. To visit the new website, please go to: link. “In order to comprehend the Modern Movement and to develop a holistic and more inclusive perspective on the spatial, ideological and aesthetic aspects of modern living culture, there is a great need for work on interior spaces. Based on this need; the ‘Modern Interior Committee’ was established in 2019 under the DOCOMOMO_Turkey working group in order to expand the work done on discussing, documenting and preserving the modern heritage by…

Modernism Is Frozen – Urbanism and Architecture under/after Covid-19
Online discussion by ZOOM. International docomomo Conference 2020+1, Tokyo

LEARNING FROM MODERN MOVEMENT INTERIORS IN TIMES OF PANDEMIC Specialist Committee on Interior Design of Docomomo International 27th March 2021, 1 pm (GMT) We have an online discussion for The Next Urbanism and Architecture Under/After COVID-19. This series is subtitled “Is Modernism Frozen?” and the discussions were held with titles “HOW DO YOU MAP MODERNISM UNDER/AFTER COVID-19”, “TRAFFIC SEEKS ANOTHER WAY” and “HOUSING FOR ISOLATING”. Now we are going to have the fourth public panel discussion titled “LEARNING FROM MODERN MOVEMENT INTERIORS IN TIMES OF PANDEMIC” and you are invited to participate. Panelists: Deniz Hasirci (Izmir University of Economics, Docomomo-interior-Turkey)…

Call for papers: DOCONF2021 – Facing Post-Socialist Urban Heritage
Deadline: 31st March 2021

Docomomo International is pleased to announce that the Call for Papers for the DOCONF2021 – happening in Budapest, 8-9 October 2021 – with the theme “Facing Post-Socialist Urban Heritage”, is open until 31st March 2021. “The DOCONF2021 is the 4th international doctoral / postdoctoral conference in architecture, landscape architecture, urban design, and planning organized by the Department of Urban Planning and Design, Faculty of Architecture, Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME). The DOCONF gives the chance for young researchers to find relevant international context regarding their research topic, to present and discuss in a conference, and to publish a final full paper (15000…

Living in colour
Workshop and Conference: 3-6th December 2019; Exhibition: until 21 December 2019, University of Antwerp, Belgium

The Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp together with the University of Antwerp, in a joint venture with ISC-Interior Design have organized an International Conference  . Colour is often an essential aspect of art, interior architecture and architecture. It can for instance contribute to a particular meaning for the artist, it can articulate architectural elements in buildings – or eliminate the contours of a space. In short, colour can be an important means for artists and designers. Not accidently is the colour chart an indispensable tool for interior architects. However, the attention to the use of colour in architecture has…

Guidelines for submitting the 2019-2020 Homework

Guidelines for submitting the 2019-2020 Homework 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. (b) A bibliography with 5-10 publications (books or articles) on Modern Movement of each country, to have them online (unless previously sent). Each publication should be accompanied by a photo of the book,…

Dossier: Preservation Technology Dossiers 1-7 available of free

The following Preservation Technology Dossiers have been made available for free by ISC/Technology: – Dossier 1: Curtain Wall Refurbishment – Dossier 2: The Fair Face of Concrete – Dossier 3: Reframing the Moderns – Dossier 4: Wood and Modern Movement – Dossier 5: Modern Colour Technology – Dossier 6: Stone in Modern Buildings – Dossier 7: Technology of Sensations You can access all the public dossiers here.


Preservation Technology Dossier 13: Perceived Technologies in the Modern Movement 1918-1975 The ISC/Technology published the Preservation Technology Dossier 13, titled “Perceived Technologies in the Modern Movement 1918-1975”. It corresponds to the Proceedings of the 13th International DOCOMOMO Technology Seminar that took place in Karlsruhe, 25-26 January 2013. Congratulations! You can acquire this publication here. Download PDF


Hubert-Jan Henket, honorary President of DOCOMOMO International, and Ana Tostões, Chair of DOCOMOMO International, believe that a DOCOMOMO International Specialist Committee on Sustainability must be created, in order to address the DOCOMOMO future challenges, formulating new ideas for the future of the built environment based on past experiences of the Modern Movement. DOCOMOMO International challenges everybody interested in participating on it, to send to docomomo@tecnico.ulisboa your ideas and suggestions! Please watch the motivating message by Hubert-Jan Henket.

Registers. Guidelines for submitting the 2017-2018 Homework

The working parties that have submitted at least 30 fiches and the information of at least 50 buildings for MOMOVE (Docomomo Virtual Exhibition –, can consider this part of their homework fulfilled. However, we strongly advise the inclusion of the 100 buildings in MOMOVE, and to reach 50 fiches. Below you will find the Guidelines for the 2017-2018 Homework, in order to have voting rights in the 2018 Assembly. Working Parties that already have submitted Documentation Fiches and uploaded the buildings in MOMOVE: A plan for new documentation homework has been approved in the last Council Meeting, September 6th, 2016 (Lisbon, Portugal), proposed by the ISC/Registers. With…