Exhibition / Archaeology of Light: Architectural Photography by Erieta Attali

Through her poetic images, Israeli architectural photographer Erieta Attali explores the relationship between architecture and landscape, interrogating how the context and surrounding terrain of a building form part of a two-way dialogue. Attali is a master at revealing the natural within the manmade, depicting architecture as a feature of nature. Projects by some of the … read more…

Int. Conference on Conservation of 20th Century Heritage from Architecture to Landscape / Tehran, April 2019

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 … read more…

Agence Christiane Schmuckle-Mollard awarded the 2018 WMF/Knoll Modernism Prize

 Agence Christiane Schmuckle-Mollard awarded the 2018 WMF/Knoll Modernism Prize 7th November 2018, World Monuments Fund, New York, US Docomomo International congratulates Christiane Schmuckle-Mollard on the recognition of the rehabilitation of the Karl Marx School in Villejuif. The 2018 World Monuments Fund/Knoll Modernism Prize was awarded to Agence Christiane Schmuckle-Mollard for the rehabilitation of the Karl Marx … read more…

2019 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation Submissions open

Call for Entries: 2019 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation Submissions open: 17th December 2018 – 31st March 2019 The UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation recognises exemplary efforts by individuals and organisations to restore or conserve structures, places and properties of heritage value in the region. It aims to encourage other property … read more…

Publication: An Eastern Europe Vision | Docomomo Journal 59 (2018/2)

Docomomo Journal 59 (2018/2) An Eastern Europe Vision EDITORIAL Towards a fresh reading of MoMo historiography While visiting the MAO (Museum of Architecture and Design) in Ljubljana one can appreciate the architectural power of Stanko Kristl’s work [1]. The impressive buildings of this Slovenian architect revealed through the exhibition Humanity and Space, illuminate the beauty … read more…

Scott Robertson on the work of Robertson & Hindmarsh Architects, 1953-1977 / Sydney, Nov 30

Scott Robertson is the son of architect Bruce Robertson and grew up living next door to his father’s iconic architecture studio on top of the bluff at Seaforth. Bruce Stewart Robertson was in partnership with Thomas Joseph (“Jack”) Hindmarsh from 1953 until 1977 and the firm, B.S. Robertson & Hindmarsh, designed houses, town houses, garden … read more…

Under Threat: Cocheras de Metro de Madrid en Cuatro Caminos, Madrid, Spain, 1918

Under Threat: Cocheras de Metro de Madrid en Cuatro Caminos by Antonio Palacios, Madrid, Spain, 1918 Plataforma Salvemos Cuatro Caminos is collecting signatures to prevent the demolition of a work of industrial heritage from the 20th century in Madrid: the historic railroad yard “Cocheras de Metro de Madrid en Cuatro Caminos”, designed by the architect Antonio … read more…

Publication: 100 Buildings 1900-2000

 Docomomo International is proud to have collaborated on the following book: 100 Buildings 1900-2000. The twentieth century was a remarkable period in architectural history. Rivaling the transformative achievements of ancient Greece, the Gothic period the Renaissance, the twentieth century galvanized radical developments in building technology, architectural theory, and space that paralleled global revolutions in politics, … read more…

Enrico Taglietti Symposium / Canberra, 16 November

Enrico Taglietti Symposium When 16 November 2018 Time 10:00 am—5:00 pm Where James O Fairfax Theatre National Gallery of Australia, Parkes Place East, Parkes ACT, Australia Cost $60.00—$290.00 Book ___________________________________________ 10am-5pm Friday 16 November, 2018 National Gallery of Australia ___________________________________________ Enrico Taglietti  Saved Planned Event In 2018, the DESIGN Canberra festival will celebrate the work, … read more…

National Trust 2018 Heritage Conference Queensland

National Trust 2018 Heritage Conference Queensland 16 — 18 Nov 2018 Our 2018 conference seeks to explore the three themes our mission how they are relevant to Queensland’s heritage in the twenty-first century: Protect, Conserve and Celebrate. The National Trust of Australia (Queensland) mission is to protect, conserve and celebrate Queensland’s environmental, built and cultural … read more…

Sydney: History, Heritage and Housing Forum with a screening of ‘Citizen Jane: Battle for the City’ – 29/11

History, Heritage and Housing Forum with a screening of ‘Citizen Jane: Battle for the City’ Sydney, Redfern Town Hall, 29 November 2018, 6.00pm-9.00pm Sydney’s history is replete with stories of forced evictions, slum-clearing and gentrification, from The Rocks in the 20th Century, to Surry Hills in the mid-century, to Sirius in Millers Point today. Join … read more…

Publications: Beaumaris Modern. Modernist Homes in Beaumaris

Beaumaris Modern MODERNIST HOMES IN BEAUMARIS by Fiona Austin Beaumaris Modern: Modernist Homes in Beaumaris is a collection of mid-century modern Beaumaris houses, beautifully documented by Jack Shelton, a bayside local now living and working as a professional photographer in LA. Some are original in their design and are the architects’ own homes from the … read more…

Memberships for 2019 are Open: Join Docomomo Australia!

Join Docomomo Australia now for the year 2019 to participate in the local and international effort to discover, document and conserve architectural and landscaped sites of the Modern Movement across the 20th century in Australia and worldwide. Docomomo Australia is a volunteer group of architects, historians, conservationists and enthusiasts who all share a desire to raise awareness, … read more…

Open House Sydney: 3 / 4 November

  On 3 and 4 November, Sydney Open invites you to explore some of the city’s most treasured and architecturally significant buildings. On Saturday 3 November, go behind the scenes at some of Sydney’s most in-demand and intriguing spaces, from harbourside heritage to stunning architecturally designed private residences, on our expert-led Focus Tours. On Sunday … read more…

Modern House Agents ask about Australia’s first true Modernist architect?

Modern House Estate Agents has asked whether is it possible to name Australia’s first true Modernist architect? It’s a contentious question, but for a bit of fun, they did a quick canvass of some of the Australian architectural community’s thought leaders, including Ian Innes, Director Heritage and Collections at Sydney Living Museums, Katelin Butler, Editor … read more…

Sydney Opera House – 45th Anniversary

Sydney Opera House, by Jørn Utzon, Sydney, Australia, 1956 Saturday 20th October was the 45th anniversary of one of the world´s most iconic buildings: the Sydney Opera House. The result of a UIA-endorsed competition in 1956, the Sydney Opera House has since become the youngest UNESCO World Heritage Site and today plays host to 11 million … read more…