Call For Sessions: Docomomo International Conference Chile 2024


Nathaniel Valenza


Docomomo US Staff


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The 18th Docomomo International Conference in Chile 2024 will have a call for sessions first, then a call for papers.

The submission of session proposals in a comparative and interdisciplinary way will be greatly encouraged. In order to open up opportunities of discussion of Modern Movement architecture, its conservation in relation to sustainable design, from comprehensive and extended fields of knowledge and points of view, proposal submissions dealing with the following sub-themes are encouraged:

  1. Landscapes and Territories of the Modern Movement 
    New purposes for obsolete infrastructure, relationship with nature, mining, geographies

  2. Better Cities
    Modern towns, intermediate cities, urban design 
  3. Public Spaces and Urban Complexes
    Housing, urban nature culture, ecological approaches, community recreation and leisure
  4. Education and Design
    Modern values and adaptive reuse, didactics, interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary approaches
  5. Buildings
    Ordinary heritage, masterpieces reconsidered
  6. Modern Interiors Conservation and Everyday Life
    Adaptivity, furniture, crafts and industrial design
  7. Earthquakes and Sustainable Technologies 
    Material and modern architecture, concrete, glass, wood
  8. Modernity and Diversity
    Activism, community participation, gender, cultural legitimacy, geographical approaches, other modernisms
  9. Theories and Histories for Conservation and Sustainability
    Narratives, archives, curitorial practices, exhibitions 
  10. New Generations for Modern futures 
    Generational studies, social entrepreneurship, innovation, changemakers, critical thinkers, new media, social networks, commons 


Deadline September 1, 2023

Read more on the Docomomo International website.