New bibliography : Modern Architecture in the World Heritage List

Biblio Modernism WH Couv

The Modern Movement, also referred to as Modern Architecture or Modernism, is a movement involving conceptualizations of architecture after the First World War. Its main steps are based on functionalism and rationalism.

This bibliography refers to documents and books available at the ICOMOS Documentation Center. It does not claim to be an exhaustive bibliography of the scientific literature on modernism in the World Heritage List. All these references can be consulted or scanned within the limits of the copyright law. See our conditions.

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Publication of two new ICOMOS Thematic studies

Couv e versionCultural Heritages of Water: The cultural heritages of water in the Middle East and Maghreb

In the framework of its work as UNESCO Advisory Body, ICOMOS undertakes comparative and thematic studies, in different subject areas in order to provide a context for its evaluations.
This new volume seeks to provide assistance for recognising, studying and preserving traditional cultural heritages linked to water in arid / semi-arid regions and also establish benchmark examples, not only for properties which could be nominated for the World Heritage List, but also for properties of regional or local importance.

ISBN : 978-2-91886-21-5 (e-version)
ISBN 978-2-918086-21-5
375 p.

A printed version is available upon request (free of charge, except for postage fees): please contact ICOMOS Documentation Centre

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ICOMOS publications - Catalogue 2017

In the catalogue, you will find publications by ICOMOS International but also International Scientific Committees and National Committees. Not all of them are for sale at the International Secretariat: some are to be purchased from the Committees themselves.

Among others:

  • Collection "Monuments and Sites "
  • Heritage at risk special editions
  • Proceedings of ICOMOS Symposia
  • Thematic studies in the context of the World Heritage Convention
  • ICOMOS Scientific Journals (remaining issues)

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