Living Cities x OHM Film Series / July – Melbourne

A satellite event for Living Cities Forum 2021 Open House Melbourne is proud to partner with the Living Cities Forum and ACMI to present a suite of four films that speak to the Forum’s 2021 theme, The Long View—a theme that asks how different perspectives on time can affect the growth of our cities.   Featuring Björk: Biophillia Live, Last and … read more…

Post-war houses in Sydney Region wanted for student CMP exercises

This year students in the School of Architecture Design and Planning at the University of Sydney will undertake a conservation management planning (CMP) exercise in their unit, Conservation Methods and Practices. The focus of the students’ CMPs this year will be the modern house. To this end the School is looking for sympathetic owners of … read more…

Call for Abstracts: Global Conference “Environments by Design: Health, Wellbeing and Place” Deadline: 25th June 2021 (round one)

Docomomo International is pleased to share the global conference “Environments by Design: Health, Wellbeing and Place”, which will be held between 1st and 3rd December, 2021. This international event is organized by Syracuse University, Chalmers University of Technology, Northumbria University, and the Italian Society for the Sociology of Health. Coordinated by AMPS. Dates: 1-3 December, … read more…

International Call: Women at the Bauhaus, the Bauhaus to the women. For a reconsideration of the myth

Deadline: It is always possible to submit research projects and articles Docomomo International is pleased to share the International Call “Women at the Bauhaus, the Bauhaus to the women. For a reconsideration of the myth”, a book edited by Paola Ardizzola and Olimpia Niglio.It is always possible to submit research projects and articles to the … read more…

ICOMOS Conference “In Restauro: Post-War Heritage of Art and Architecture in Central and Eastern Europe. Integrated Approaches to Dissonant Monuments and Sites” / 23rd of July, 2021

Docomomo International would like to draw your attention to the conference “In Restauro: Post-War Heritage of Art and Architecture in Central and Eastern Europe. Integrated Approaches to Dissonant Monuments and Sites” on 2nd and 23rd of July, 2021. The hybrid event is planned to be held live in Kazanlak (Bulgaria) and online by ICOMOS Germany … read more…

Introduction to Conserving Modern Architecture online course Date: September 13 – October 13, 2021

Docomomo International would like to share with you the new Introduction to Conserving Modern Architecture online course, organized by the Getty Conservation Institute’s, Conserving Modern Architecture Initiative (CMAI). This asynchronous virtual course running from September 13 – October 13, 2021, will have pre-recorded video lectures, worksheets, forum discussion on a learning management system, and live sessions with … read more…

Modern Melbourne: Dione McIntyre Interview

Modern Melbourne: Dione McIntyre Dione McIntyre is a University of Melbourne architecture graduate from early 1950s, an accomplished Melbourne architect, and Peter McIntyre’s business and life partner. Watch more Modern Melbourne Interviews with: Peter McIntyre, Mary Featherston, Graeme Gunn, Daryl Jackson, Phyllis Murphy, Allan Powell

ROUNDTRIP II: From the Alps to the Andes and vice-versa. Le Corbusier and the members of the Latin America Modern Movement / to 10th December, 2021

Docomomo International is pleased to announce the lecture series “ROUNDTRIP II: From the Alps  to the Andes and vice-versa” and with the subtitle “Le Corbusier and the members of the Latin American Modern Movement”, organized by ex-momo. Seven sessions on a monthly basis, presented by international researchers reflecting on some of theprotagonists of the Latin … read more…

DOCOMOMO Australia + ACAHUCH : Heritage and activism in Modern sites and neighbourhoods / 16th June, 5:30pm

Jointly hosted by DOCOMOMO Australia and ACAHUCH on Wednesday 16th June, 2021 from 5:30pm, discussion will focus on current and recent case studies of advocacy and campaigns colleagues have been engaged in to preserve, conserve, protect, document and list 20th century sites – successfully and unsuccessfully. Event Link: https://acahuch.msd.unimelb.edu.au/news-events/docomomo-australia-acahuch-heritage-and-activism-in-modern-sites-and-neighbourhoods Please join us to hear about … read more…

National Trust of Australia (ACT) Heritage Awards 2021

2021 Nominations Open 28 Apr 2021 12:00 pm — 21 Jun 2021 5:00 pm The National Trust Awards recognise projects in the ACT that make a significant contribution to the conservation of the built, indigenous and natural environment in accordance with the principles set out in the Burra Charter. The Burra Charter provides guidance for … read more…

National Trust Free Independent Forum on the review of the NSW Heritage Act / June 9th

The National Trust, together with the Australian Archaeological Association, Australasian Society for Historical Archaeologists, Engineering Heritage NSW, Historic Houses Association and Australia ICOMOS invite you to register for their free, Independent Forum (Wednesday 9th June, 2021, Sydney Masonic Centre, from 12pm – 4.30pm) on the recently announced government review of the NSW Heritage Act. Further … read more…

Book Presentation: The life and times of Moir and Sutherland, 2 July, Sydney

The life and times of Moir and SutherlandA presentation by Peter Freeman OAM Practicing both as architect and historian, Peter Freeman has dedicated more than four decades to the conservation, documentation and celebration of Australia’s architectural heritage. He is the author of many books on Australia’s heritage and vernacular buildings, and has worked on conservation projects across the … read more…

Docomomo International: Buildings Under Threat

Sign the petition! – Maison ZilveliBy Jean Welz, Paris, France, 1933 Docomomo International would like to draw your attention to the alarming situation of the Maison Zilveli, designed by Jean Welz, Paris, France, 1933. This masterpiece is threatened with demolition by the proprietor in order to almost double the accommodation. The two storey home sits … read more…

Online Docomomo School Tokyo Japan 2020+1 Update – Application deadline: 10th June 2021 (JST)

In the context of the 16th International Docomomo Conference Tokyo Japan 2020+1, Docomomo International invites bachelor and master students to participate on the Online Docomomo School 2020+1 Tokyo – oDOMOs, happening from 26th July to 4th August 2021. Summary:Online Docomomo international School, namely oDOMOs are newly set up this summer to open a 10-day-workshop to provide an unique online/interactive … read more…

International / Call for Papers: Iofan130: The Paths of Architecture of the 1920s-1940s Deadline: 15th June 2021

The 130th anniversary of Russian and Soviet architect Boris Iofan (1891–1976) provides an opportunity to reflect further on the architectural heritage of the interwar period. Iofan’s most famous work, the Palace of Soviets in Moscow, a project that won the international competition in 1932, marked a turning point in the history of 20th century architecture while … read more…

Call for Papers: The Getty Research Journal / Deadline: 1st July, 2021

Docomomo International would like to share the Call for Papers for The Getty Research Journal.Published twice a year, in February and in August, the journal presents peer-reviewed articles on the visual arts of all cultures, regions, and time periods. Topics relate to Getty collections, initiatives, and broad research interests. The journal welcomes a diversity of … read more…

International Conference on Architectural Criticism: on the Duty and Power of Architectural Criticism / Online October 2021

“Should architectural criticism be enlightening? Should it help in the creation of a better built environment? Is there a factual basis to it? Does it have a duty to present evidence in the evaluation of a building? Or should it take on what architects say about their designs?In the context of a flat internet, should … read more…