KAF invited at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2020

By | News

It is our greatest pleasure to announce that the Kosovo Architecture Foundation was invited to participate at the main exhibition of this years Venice Architecture Biennale 2020. It is the first time that a regional architect or a group of architects is invited to exhibit at the main exhibition of the Architecture Biennale. The director of KAF and the curator of its exhibition at LaBiennale 2020 Mr. Bekim Ramku sees this as a great honor and responsibility, “the invitation by Hashim to exhibit at the Biennale 2020 is a great honor for us, not just for the fact that we’re…

Read More

Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2019 Book

By | News

The official book for the Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2019 cycle The winners of the 14th Cycle of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture are featured in this cyclical monograph. In addition to detailed descriptions of all the projects, this book gathers a series of personal statements from members of the Award’s Steering Committee and Master Jury on key issues that are crucial in the discussions for the final selection of the recipients. in this cycle of the awards our founding director, mr. Bekim Ramku served as a technical reviewer and was tasked to evaluate two projects, the Ashinaga…

Read More

FA 2020 CALL FOR IDEAS

By | News

Present your new work at the most significant architectural happenings and events that form the core of the 2020European Architecture Program. Future Architecture is more than a competition. Future Architecture is changing the very foundations of architecture in Europe and beyond. Its goal is to explore boundaries. To break down walls. To build new systems. To form new coalitions. It is a platform that provides practitioners and conceptual thinkers with opportunities to speak up – and to be seen and heard. Let the Future Architecture platform help you elevate and sharpen your practice. Start exchanging your ideas and projects with peers from all…

Read More

Slumbering concrete screening

By | News

EN/ Tonight 04.07.2019 from 7.00 pm and 9.00 pm at Kino Armata we screen the 2 episodes of the Slumbering Concrete documentary. The documentary series Slumbering Concrete builds a story around the architecture from the period of socialist modernism in former Yugoslavia, an area unique for many dilapidated buildings of outstanding architectural value from the 20th century. The sixties were a specific time period marked by general optimism in Europe. The reconstruction after the world war is completed and new technologies are changing the world. The dream of a welfare state and prosperity for all in the socialist Yugoslavia is…

Read More

Marcus Fairs – Dezeen

By | Lectures, News

EN/ A furniture design graduate, Marcus began his journalism career writing for publications including Blueprint, The Guardian, The Independent on Sunday and Conde Nast Traveller. He launched icon, the international architecture and design magazine, in 2003, and edited the publication until November 2006. Under Marcus, the magazine rapidly established itself as one of the world’s most influential and respected design journals, winning a string of awards including Launch of the Year and Designer of the Year in 2003 and Monthly Magazine of the Year in 2005 and 2006. Marcus himself has won numerous awards, including Journalist of the Year (2002)…

Read More

Mapping Prishtina’s nightscape workshop

By | News, Workshops

EN/ The workshop consists of theoretical and practical knowledge exploring the City of Prishtina (20/80), with a focus on both aesthetic and spatial topics. Each day is divided into two parts: preparing for shooting, with spatial observations, location scouting, shooting tips and photo review. While the second part is the photo shooting itself; which will improve photographic and aesthetic skills, and it will help you formulate an analysis of the built environment. We will explore Prishtina as a playground of viewpoints, taking pictures around artificial lit places. From the center to the overlook site to the City.  We will deal with…

Read More

Robert Potokar

By | Lectures, News

EN/ Robert Potokar was born in 1965, and he graduated from the Ljubljana Faculty of Architecture in 1990. He leads the architectural office Ravnikar Potokar, which he founded with Vojteh Ravnikar. The two architects collaborated for many years, co-designing major projects and competition entries. More than 40 of their competition entries were awarded prizes, with 12 receiving first prize. Their most prominent joint realised works include: the Mandrač commercial-residential complex in Koper, the France BevkPublic Libraryin Nova Gorica, the Bled Business School, the Brinje Primary School in Grosuplje, the Masarykova F1 and F2 office buildings in Ljubljana, Residential Tower C…

Read More

reframing the public realm workshop

By | News, Workshops

EN/ “The public realm encompasses more than the streets and sidewalks of the city. It entails the complete social and public experience of moving through a city, from the inside of a cafe to the pathways of a park or waterfront, and the shifting vantage points that knit streets, sidewalks, shops, facades, and buildings into the whole urban experience.” “From the pedestrian’s perspective, the scale at which we can best judge the success of urban design, fine grained elements of buildings, streets, sidewalks, plantings, seating, lighting and other details help create an intimate human experience and contribute to the character…

Read More

Organizers

Supporters & Partners

Media Partners