Europa Nostra Prize 2013 The Housing Complex of Lignon DATE: 0/0/0
The Housing Complex of Lignon has been awarded one of the Europa Nostra Prizes for Research. The project, published in DOCOMOMO Journal 44 (2011/1) has been developed by the TSAM laboratory under the leadership of Franz GRAF and Giulia MARINO, Docomomo Switzerland.
SWITZERLAND, Geneva Research THE HOUSING COMPLEX OF LIGNON: ARCHITECTURAL STUDY AND INTERVENTION STRATEGIES 2013 "The problem of energy efficiency affects all buildings and particularly social housing of the post-war period. The case becomes one of great significance when we consider the ‘Cité du Lignon’, which has been recognised, since its inception, as an icon of modern architecture, and therefore of international interest. The challenge is the need to introduce new materials for comfort and insulation into structures designed from the start as streamlined and minimalist. The Jury... +info
The New Tenement: Tradition and Modernity Conference at the Mackintosh School of Architecture DATE: 10/5/2013
The tragic death of our friend Roberto Segre and the disappearance of Clorindo Testa and Oscar Niemeyer have marked these first months of 2013.
DOCOMOMO International gave its condolences to Roberto Segre’s family and friends and will publish an article about his work and life in the next DOCOMOMO Journal
DOCOMOMO continues working and looking straight ahead towards new achievements and projects supporting DOCOMOMO Chapters and keeping up with the preparation of the 2014 International Conference in Korea.