Online course on “Adaptive Reuse in Modern Architecture Heritage” by Docomomo Iran
25th June - 12th September 2020

Docomomo International is pleased inform that Docomomo Iran with the Center of Excellence in Architectural Technology at University of Tehran is organizing an online course on “Adaptive Reuse in Modern Architecture Heritage”. The course consists of 8 sessions: 4 sessions are on different factors in adaptive reuse, and 4 sessions are dedicated to introducing four different adaptive reuse projects of modern buildings in Tehran. These projects will be introduced by their architects. The language of the course is Persian. For more information about the course, please visit Docomomo Iran website.

Shushtar New Town registered on Iranian National Heritage List
By Kamran Diba, Shushtar, Iran

Docomomo Iran shared with Docomomo International good news regarding the protection of a town that was started to be built in 46 years ago in Iran. The Shushtar New Town, a modern – but contextual – city in the southwest of Iran, in of Iran, which was under threat for some demolitions, now is registered on the Iranian National Heritage List. The Shushtar New Town was designed by the Iranian architect, Kamran Diba (1937-), and started to be built in 1974. It follows the traditional urban pattern of Iranian cities with an interwoven urban fabric and (mud)brick as construction material. This…

Docomomo Iran Newsletter
Publication of the first issue

Docomomo International is glad to announce that Docomomo Iran published the first issue of its newsletter. Docomomo Iran Newsletter is in pdf format and will be published every month (based on Iranian solar calendar). The language of the newsletter is Persian and it consists of five sections: The Foreword, One Architect; One Building, An Adaptive Reuse Project, and News from the World. The newsletter can be downloaded from Docomomo Iran website. To read the full Newsletter click here.

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…

Docomomo Iran
Conference: International Conference on Conservation of 20th Century Heritage from Architecture to Landscape

Docomomo Iran in association with the Research Institution of Art and Culture of the University of Tehran would like to invite to the “International Conference on Conservation of 20th Century Heritage from Architecture to Landscape”. The conference takes place 23-24 April 2019, at Negaresten Garden, University of Tehran. Call for Abstracts: Research Institution of Art and Culture at University of Tehran and Docomomo_Iran would like to invite you to the “International Conference on Conservation of 20th Century Heritage from Architecture to Landscape”. The conference will be hold in a contemporary garden in Tehran, on 23rd and 24th of April. Similar to many countries influenced by Modern Movement,…

Seminar on Modernity and Architecture; from Theory to Practice
10th November 2014, College of Fine Arts, University of Tehran, Iran

DOCOMOMO Iran is going to have a seminar on Modernity and Architecture – “Modernity and Architecture; from Theory to Practice” – with participation of some other organisations. November 10, 2014 / 10:00-13:00 Avini Hall, College of Fine Arts, University of Tehran Lecturers: Babak Ahmadi: Iranian researcher and author on Modernity, Art and Philosophy Darab Diba: Architect and researcher on Iranian contemporary architecture. Saeed Haghir: Architect and researcher on Iranian contemporary architecture (Docomomo Iran Member). www.docomomo.ir Download PDF