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2012 International DOCOMOMO Conference announced – It’s Helsinki

August 25, 2011

Every two years DOCOMOMO working parties from around the world come together for an international conference. The next conference is being hosted by DOCOMOMO Suomi/Finland and will take place in August 2012, in Espoo, Finland, part of greater metropolitan Helsinki. DOCOMOMO international conferences combine scholarly presentations, round tables, student workshops and networking with a bundle of top-notch post-conference tours. The 2012 conference coincides with Helsinki being the World Design Capital 2012 adding numerous other events and exhibitions to the mix.

The theme of the conference is “The Survival of Modern, From Coffee Cup to General Plan,” offering an opportunity to discuss Modern architecture, design and planning at different scales and from a holistic point of view. More details on the four sub themes can be found in the Call for Papers.

Abstracts due: October 15
Registration opens: May 31, 2012
Student workshops: August 2-7, 2012
Conference: August 7-10, 2012
Post-conference tours August 11-12

More information can be found on the conference website, which will be updated as details on registration and tours are finalized.