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Karishma Pais

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From: Shaimaa Ashour <shaimaa...@gmail.com>

Dear architects, historian, architecture lovers and fellow modernist

         Each and everyone interested in Modern Architecture


DoCoMoMo Egypt it happy to invite you to the first DoCoMoMo event, A visit to the Ramses Wissa Wassef art centre on the 13 January 2012.


Docomomo International (sometimes written as DoCoMoMo or simply Docomomo) is a non-profit organization whose full title is International Working Party for Documentation and Conservation of Buildings, Sites and Neighborhoods of the Modern Movement. Docomomo Egypt is the Egypt Party of the Docomomo International and was approved as a provisional chapter starting November 2010.


Docomomo's main goals are brought together in the Eindhoven statement which was issued at the conclusion of the founding conference in 1990:

§  Bring the significance of the modern movement to the attention of the public, the authorities, the professionals 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.

§  Foster 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.


For more details about the visit please check the attached invitation.


For more information about Docomomo International please check those websites: http://www.docomomo.com/.


Follow  us on Facebook under: DoCoMoMo-Egypt

and online under: www.docomomoegypt.com 

See you there!


Modern architecture promoters

DoCoMoMo Egypt Members



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