News March 2021

Nominations Open: Modernism in America Awards 2021

March 4, 2021

The Modernism in America Awards, presented by Docomomo US, is the only national program that celebrates the people and projects working to preserve, restore and rehabilitate our modern heritage sensitively and productively. Now in its eighth year, the  program seeks to advance modern preservation efforts; to increase appreciation for the period and to raise awareness of the on-going threats against modern architecture and design while acknowledging the substantial contribution preservation in general and the postwar heritage in particular makes to the economic and cultural life of our communities.

Docomomo US is pleased to announce it is accepting nominations for the 2021 Modernism in America Awards in the following categories:

• Design (Residential, Commercial, Institutional)
• Inventory/Survey
• Advocacy

Early nominations must be submitted by 5:00 PM Eastern on April 29, 2021
All nominations must be submitted by 5:00 PM Eastern on June 2, 2021

Visit Docomomo US’s Modernism in America Awards site for details on award categories, eligibility rules and submission guidelines.

Winners will be recognized at an awards ceremony tentatively scheduled as a virtual event for November 11, 2021. The jury will be announced in the following weeks.

Lead sponsor: Design Within Reach