Voting Results

Considering the impossibility of organising a presencial Council Meeting in 2020, Docomomo International was setting up an email voting system so that all the Working Parties can vote on fundamental issues to our organization’s continued existence.  The results of the Docomomo email voting process as follows: 1a) The proposal to relocate Docomomo Headquarters to Delft University of Technology (January 2022-) was unanimously accepted; 1b) Uta Pottgiesser, from Docomomo Germany, was unanimously elected chair of Docomomo International for the period from January 2022 to December 2025; 1c) Wido Quist, from Docomomo Netherlands, was unanimously elected secretary of Docomomo International for the period from January 2022 to December…

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Cure & Care. Architecture and Health + Curar e Cuidar. Arquitetura e Saúde em Portugal (1901-1976)
Ana Tostões, Daniela Arnaut, Paulo Providência (eds.)

Docomomo International is pleased to announce the publication of: Ana Tostões, Daniela Arnaut, Paulo Providência (ed.), Cure & Care. Architecture and Health [English] and  Curar e Cuidar. Arquitetura e Saúde em Portugal (1901-1976), [Portuguese], Lisboa, IST-ID, 2020. A joined Ebook in English is being prepared. Cure & Care. Architecture and Health compiles the proceedings from the International Conference of the “CuCa_RE: Cure and Care_the rehabilitation” research project, that happened on the 6th and 7th June 2019, at Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon. Curar e Cuidar. Arquitetura e Saúde em Portugal (1901-1976) is composed by three main chapters: first three essays focus on the topic of…

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Lasdun in Africa, a talk by Florian Dreher
Online, 12th January 2020

As time progresses the quality and achievement of Dennis Lasdun’s work seems to grow in public recognition. While his work in the UK is well known The work he did abroad is less well known. This Talk will deal with his work in Africa. Dr. Florian Dreher is a German architectural writer and academic and will speak. With an introduction from Kate Macintosh who worked on the National theatre. All Docomomo UK events are currently presented on zoom and are free for participants – if you would like to to attend, please register for zoom details. More details: Docomomo UK website 

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2021 RIBA Honorary Fellowship for Docomomo Belgium chairman Marc Dubois

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced the 2021 RIBA Honorary Fellowships. RIBA Honorary Fellowships are awarded every year to people who have made a significant contribution to architecture but are not architects. This includes people who have helped improve the quality of design and influence the delivery of the built environment in a more sustainable way, those involved in its promotion and management, and those who nurture the interests of future generations. In 2021, RIBA will grant this recognition to 12 new people from varied backgrounds including education, arts, engineering, and business. The lifetime honour allows recipients to…

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Call for Papers: II International AhAU Congress
Deadline: 15th February 2021

The Asociación de historiadores de la Arquitectura y el Urbanismo (AhAU) is happy to announce the call for papers for its II International Congress under the theme “Lo construido y lo pensado. Correspondencias europeas y transatlánticas en la historiografía de la arquitectura” [The constructed and the thought. European and transatlantic correspondence in the historiography of architecture] is now open until the 15th February 2021. “All history of architecture obeys an intellectual construction. It is, therefore, a circumstantial discourse that always raises a provisional point of view among many other possible ones. From Giorgio Vasari, with Las vidas de los más…

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BARQ Festival – International Architecture Film Festival Barcelona
Date: 11th-16th May 2021

Fundació Mies van der Rohe is thrilled to announce the launching and invites to take part in the Barcelona International Architecture Film Festival, BARQ. “An initiative of the production company NIHAO Films with the support of Fundació Mies van der Rohe, ARQUIN-FAD and Col·legi d’Arquitectes de Catalunya. The BARQ Festival is a film festival aimed at vindicating films on architecture as a specific genre and at deepening the relationship between architecture and the seventh art. Cinema uses architecture to show and create worlds that explore social realities, and architecture uses cinema to encourage reflection on the most current issues regarding…

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Online Docomomo School 2020+1 Tokyo, Japan
Launching: January 2021

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, happening from 26th July to 4th August 2021. Online Docomomo School is an online-workshop for succeeding and proceeding URBAN HERITAGE. People lived, live and will live in the living heritage. It is not a symbol or memorial but something active that is to be weaved with contexts of history for future. Students in Tokyo as physical sensors will find and show strings of the context and International Online Teams will weave with…

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Happy 2021

Dear friends, Thanks to your effort and support, 2020 was definitely a very different year due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. However, we all kept working hard in this new normal, even in distance Online or by Zoom. Hoping that 2021 will be a better year! A special thanks to docomomo International sponsors (CML and IST), to all the chapters and their teams, to the partners, to the institutional and individual members. docomomo International could not continue working without your invaluable collaboration and wish you a healthy happy New Year 2021. Keep safe. Best regards, Ana Tostões docomomo International Chair

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Job: Professorships in Architecture History and Theory. Ghent University
Deadline: 15th January 2021

“The faculty of Engineering and Architecture of Ghent University currently has two vacancies in Architecture History and Theory, specified as follows: a vacancy for a full-time Assistant Professor Tenure Track with a focus on scientific research in the discipline of Theory, History and Criticism of Early Modern Architecture a vacancy for a full-time Assistant Professor Tenure Track or Associate Professor in the discipline of Material-Cultural History of Architectural Practice starting from 1 September 2021, with application deadline on 15 January 2021. Please see the full job descriptions and apply following the links above.”

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Job: Professor in Architectural History. KU Leuven
Deadline: 8th March 2021

“In the Science, Engineering and Technology Group of KU Leuven, Faculty of Engineering Science, Department of Architecture there is a full-time academic vacancy available in the area of architectural history on campus Leuven-Heverlee. KU Leuven is looking for highly motivated candidates with the capacity of developing research at the interface of architecture (especially construction and the material aspects of building) and history, who are able to engage actively with KU Leuven educational programmes. More information with the full job description, the candidate’s profile and the link to the application process are available at this link. Application deadline: 8 March 2021.”

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