DOCOMOMO 14TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE – Session: Retrofitting the Modern: The Preservation of Post-War Social Housing Estates and their Adaptation to Contemporary Environmental Standards.
Docomomo International invites researchers and practitioners involved in the process of preservation, conservation, renovation or transformation of buildings, sites and neighbourhoods of the Modern Movement, to investigate on the theme: Retrofitting the Modern: The Preservation of Post-War Social Housing Estates and their Adaptation to Contemporary Environmental Standards.
Docomomo International is now accepting abstracts for the 14th International Docomomo Conference that will take place in Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal, September 6-9, 2016. Please submit abstracts no later than October 18, 2015 (12 pm GMT).
The session will consist of four papers, followed by 20 minutes for discussion. Each paper should be in English and take no more than 20 minutes to present. Conference papers will be published in the conference Proceedings.
For further information: www.docomomo2016.com
Contact: Lucía C. Pérez-Moreno (email@example.com), Luis Miguel Lus-Arana (firstname.lastname@example.org), School of Engineering and Architecture, Zaragoza University, Spain.
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