If you're looking for ways to support issues you care about while also adhering to social distancing, here's a list of nine ways you can help Docomomo US continue to preserve our modern heritage. Many of these items could also be applied to other historic preservation organizations as well.
1. Add sites to the Explore Modern register
Docomomo US encourages members, colleagues, scholars, students and architecture buffs to submit new buildings and sites to the Explore Modern project. Compile basic pieces of information and submit it to us. Submissions will be reviewed and published based on appropriateness by Docomomo US staff.
2. Add to our list of designers
In addition to sites, Docomomo US also has a database of designers. You can help us improve it by submitting a photo and short write-up of a modernist architect, landscape architect, or designer. If you are submitting a site to the Explore Modern register, make sure all the people affiliated with the project are included in the designers list. Information can be submitted to email@example.com.
3. Reformat old news articles
Docomomo US has an archive of online news articles going back almost a decade. As the website has changed over the years, the original formatting and images for many of these articles has been lost. We'd love to be able to share these articles with the public once again. If you're interested in helping restore these articles, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.