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Swiss touch in Landscape Architecture

By | Exhibitions, News

The Swiss Touch in Landscape Architecture
An exhibition by PRO HELVETIA – The Swiss Arts Council, conceived by Laboratoire Chôros, ENAC, EPFL Pro Helvetia, the Swiss foundation for culture, presents The Swiss Touch in Landscape Architecture through 36 displays, three audio-visual presentations and online documentation. It is a travelling exhibition stored digitally and conceived by Michael Jakob, Chôros, EPFL. The Swiss Touch in Landscape Architecture retraces the work and impact of Swiss landscape architects. Landscape architecture continually transforms the environment and the way we approach it. This modern discipline, which began around 1800, quickly evolved throughout the twentieth- century. It is…

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Reimagining the Kosovo National Museum

By | News, Workshops

Taking exhibition and event design as a starting point, the aim of this workshop is to develop concepts and functional prototypes for the re- opening of the galleries of the Kosovo National Museum in February 2018. Working with a team of in-house staff and external experts, students will re-imagine the collection and propose exhibition strategies with a chance of contributing to the project until completion. The first day of the workshop will circle the question of the object in the age of digital reproduction. Each group will select a collection of artifacts from the Kosovo National Museum and find ways…

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Call for Volunteers

By | News

Kosovo Architecture Foundation calls all students and enthusiasts of architecture from Kosovo and beyond to contribute in organizing the Kosovo Architecture Festival, which will be held from the 3rd of July till the 3rd of October. The potential candidate should be available for at least 7 days from the 30’th of June till the 10’th of July. All interested should send a short CV together with their contacts till 26th of June to media@prishtinaarchitectureweek.com.  

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Murat Tabanlioglu

By | Lectures, News

RIBA, Chartered Member, Int’l. Assoc. AIA) studied architecture at Vienna Technical University and graduated in 1992. He founded Tabanlıoğlu Architects in cooperation with Dr. Hayati Tabanlıoğlu in Istanbul in 1990. Besides his atelier program at Istanbul Bilgi University, he lectures at universities and various international platforms. As a jury member, in addition to his international contributions, such as at AIA and WAF, Mr. Tabanlioglu serves on the Master Jury for the 2013 Cycle of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture. Tabanlıoğlu Architects In 1990 Tabanlıoğlu Architects was established by Murat Tabanlıoğlu studied in collaboration with Dr. Hayati Tabanlıoğlu, Melkan Gürsel…

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Bostjan Vuga

By | Lectures, News

Graduated from the Faculty of Architecture in Ljubljana (1992) and continued his post graduate studies at the AA School of Architecture in London. In 1996 Jurij Sadar and him cofounded architectural office SADAR+VUGA. Over the past fifteen years it has focused on open, innovative and integral architectural design and urban planning. The office has been driven by a quest for quality, with a strong belief that forward-leaping architectural production contributes to our well-being, and generates a sensitive and responsive development of the physical context we live in, broadening our imagination and stimulating our senses. He regularly lectures at architectural schools,…

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Aaron Levy

By | Lectures, News

Aaron Levy is the Executive Director and Chief Curator of Slought, an organization that works with artists, communities, and institutions worldwide to develop cultural projects that encourage inclusiveness, advocacy, and the sharing of knowledge. In Philadelphia, current projects include Mixplace Studio (2012-), an urban education model that responds to the crisis in community participation and political representation with PennDesign, People’s Emergency Center (PEC) and neighborhood youth researchers. Recent projects in the world include Into the Open, the official U.S. representation at La Biennale di Venezia (2008-2009), which highlighted the work of architects working collaboratively to invigorate community activism and environmental…

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Bruno Campos

By | Lectures

Bruno Campos (1970) is an Architect graduated at the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, UFMG (Belo Horizonte, 1989/1994), with M.A in Housing and Urbanism at the Architectural Association School of Architecture (London, 1997/1998). He has collaborated with various architects in Brazil and New York (including at Weiss/ Manfredi Architects) before establishing BCMF Architects in 2001, associated to Marcelo Fontes (1971) and Silvio Todeschi (1969), also graduated at UFMG. Since then, the studio has been designing a vast array of projects, varying both in typology and scale, especially large-scale public projects. The practice’s work has been widely exhibited and published in Brazil and abroad. BCMF Architects was established in…

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Anne Guiney IFUD-NYC

By | Lectures, News

Anne Guiney is the Executive Director of the Institute for Urban Design, a think tank of urbanists that represented the United States at the 13th Annual Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale with Spontaneous Interventions: Design Actions for the Common Good. The show, which celebrates small-scale projects initiated by architects, designers, artists, and everyday citizens that bring positive change to their neighborhoods and cities, received a special jury prize; it is the first time the American Pavilion has been honored in this way. The exhibition is now traveling in the U. S., and is currently installed in the Chicago Cultural…

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Ila Beka & Louise Lemoine

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Ila Beka – Architect & Filmmaker and Louise Lemoine – Filmmaker Dokumentaret e Beka Productions “Living Architectures” “Living Architectures” is a series of films that seeks to develop a way of looking at architecture which turns away from the current trend of idealizing the representation of our architectural heritage. The cult of perfect, disembodied forms entirely devoid of people, inevitably leads to a break-up between architecture and living space. Through these films, Ila Bêka and Louise Lemoine put into question the fascination with the picture, which covers up the buildings with preconceived ideas of perfection, virtuosity and infallibility, in order…

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