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Final Report of the Workshop "Monument Protection and Climate Change" and Appeal

Here you will find the report of the workshop "Monument Protection and Climate Change" of 9 July 2021, prepared by Constanze Fuhrmann (DBU), Dorothee Boesler (ICOMOS) and Joerg Haspel (ICOMOS) with the assistance of Dörthe Hellmuth, Franziska Lang and Bernd Vollmar (all ICOMOS). The results of the workshop were also made available in an English-language preliminary version to the participants of the "ICOMOS-IPCC-UNESCO Co-Sponsored Meeting" in mid-December 2021. ... mehr

Call for Papers: Erich Mendelsohn Symposium, Berlin, 21-22 March 2022

The two-day symposium will take place at the Berlin Chamber of Architects, the former building of the metalworkers' union in Berlin (Alte Jakobstraße 149, 10969 Berlin), realised by Erich Mendelsohn in 1928-30. The lectures will be preceded by a day excursion to Mendelsohn's buildings in Berlin and Brandenburg, including the Einstein Tower in Potsdam and the Mendelsohn Collection in the Kunstbibliothek Berlin. On the occasion of the 135th birthday of Erich Mendelsohn on 21 March 2022, a cinema evening with films about the life and work of Erich Mendelsohn is planned.
Further details on the event and the Call for Papers can be found here.

(Photo: Building of the metalworkers' union, 1930, Bundesarchiv 102-10620)

11-12 November 2021, Berlin and online -- Conference "Water Heritage - a Source of Knowledge for Sustainable Development"

Contribution to the Global Climate Goals and to the Conference on the Future of Europe
ICOMOS conference in cooperation with the European Academy Berlin and the ICOMOS International Scientific Committee Water and Heritage and in partnership with the University of Groningen and TU Delft
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ICOMOS Student Competition 2021: 1960 plus – Brutalism

In 2021, the biennial student competition organised by ICOMOS Germany with partner organisations will again be dedicated to the young heritage after 1960. This time, the focus is on béton brut architecture, i.e. exposed concrete buildings that are "raw" in the literal sense of the word, and other testimonies to so-called Brutalism.

The submission deadline is September 27, 2021, and students of architecture, interior design, urban planning, art history, restoration, archaeology or other disciplines relevant to monuments are invited to participate. The competition documents are:
- a detailed description (in German)
- a shorter poster version in English