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International Committee For Documentation And Conservation Of Buildings, Sites And Neighborhoods Of The Modern Movement (Docomomo International)

Objectives and Mission: 

DOCOMOMO International = International Committee for documentation and conservation of buildings, sites and neighbourhoods of the modern movement. Bring the significance of the modern movement to the attention of the public, the authorities, the professions and the educational community concerned with the built environment. Identify and promote the recording of the works of the modern movement, including a register, drawings, photographs, archives and other documents. Faster the development of appropriate techniques and methods of conservation and disseminate this knowledge throughout the professions. Oppose destruction and disfigurement of significant works of the modern movement. Identify and attract funding for documentation and conservation. Explore and develop the knowledge of the modern movement.

General description: 

Docomomo International organizes biannual international conferences, as well as seminars and sefeguard campaigns. Four international committees comprised of specialists in modern architecture and urbanism work under the supervision of Docomomo International.

Country Presence: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Field of Interest: 
Architecture, Conservation, Cultural Heritage, Monuments, World Heritage Safeguarding