Thursday, January 5, 2017

Time for Adaptive Re-thinking? - 25th+1 Anniversary of DOCOMOMO International

On September 9, 2016 - during the 14th DOCOMOMO International Conference in Lisbon
a roundtable discussion [RT5]has taken place for re-collecting and re-thinking the work and existence of the international organization.
The round table has been conducted by the first Chairman of DOCOMOMO International - Hubert-Jan Henket
and Stella Maris Casal.
Its main topic has been the question
 “Have we played out all the issues concerning the importance, validity and perspectives of Modern Movement architecture in the 21st century and beyond? Has the time come to propose new challenges?”
The discussion has been recorded on video and edit
to make them available on the DOCOMOMO International website
by Stella Maris Casal
[], as follows:
1. Introduction by Hubert-Jan Henket, The Netherlands - ;
2. Iveta Cerna, Czehia - ;
5. John Allan, UK - ;
6. Maija Kairamo, Finland - ;
7. Gustavo Rocha Peixoto and Anat Falbel, Brazil - ;
8. Allen Cunningham, UK - ;


MOMO Heritage in Danger

Demolition Threat: Hong Kong´s General Post Office
by K.M. Tseng, Hong Kong, 1976

Still Under Threat: Maison 8x12 in Royan
by Jean Prouvé, Royan, France, 1951

Petition: Municipal Swimming Pool in Ostend
by Paul Felix and Jan Tanghe, Ostend, Belgium, 1976

Under Threat: City-Hof
by Rudolph Klophaus, Hamburg, Germany, 1954-58

Advocacy Efforts Have Positive Repercussions: State Theatre in Hong Kong
by G.W. Grey and S.F. Liu, Hong Kong, 1952

Support the Cause: The Neutra Preservation Wall of Shame
by The Neutra Institute for Survival Through Design

Still Under Threat: Helsinki-Malmi Airport
by Dag Englund and Vera Rosendahl, Helsinki, Finland, 1940

Abandonment: Hans Broos’ House and Legacy at Risk
by Hans Broos, São Paulo / Santa Catarina, Brazil

Demolition Threat: Richard Wall House
by João Andresen, Porto, Portugal, 1958-1960

Demolition Threat: Nemazee Villa
by Giovanni Ponti, Tehran, Iran, 1957

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