Mission Statement

DOCOMOMO’s main goals, as stated on the DOCOMOMO International website, are summarised 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 further information, see www.docomomo.com.