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Rudina Voca

Virtual Design Festival by Dezeen

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Dezeen announces Virtual Design Festival, the world’s first online design festival, which will take place at www.virtualdesignfestival.comfrom Wednesday 15 April. Virtual Design Festival is a platform that will bring the design world together to celebrate the culture and commerce of our industry, and explore how it can adapt and respond to extraordinary circumstances. We will host a rolling programme of online talks, lectures, movies, product launches and more. It will complement and support fairs and festivals around the world that have had to be postponed or cancelled and it will provide a platform for design businesses, so they can in turn support their…

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Tables. Lines. Ruins. by Marina Otero Verzier

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During the successful 2020 Creative Exchange, Marina Otero Verzier, architect and director of research at Het Nieuwe Instituut in Rotterdam, reflected on the applications from the Future Architecture 2020 Call for Ideas and shared her view on the future of architecture. We are delighted to announce the Annual Reflection Summary by Otero Verzier; now available online. Be inspired by her fresh and thought-provoking insights about architecture. Enjoy Otero Verzier’s observations on Future Architecture in the captivating interview below:  Besides the interview with Marina Otero Verzier, you can find many other inspirational videos on the Future Architecture Platform website. Examples include an interview with Matevz Celik,…

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100 Day Studio by The Architecture Foundation

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The Architecture Foundation brings you a daily diet of online lectures, interviews, building tours and panel discussions – all live and all free. Boccaccio’s fourteenth century classic The Decameron takes the form of 100 tales told by a group of young people who have retreated to a villa while waiting for their native Florence to escape the grip of the Black Death. The 100 Day Studio is a new initiative devised by The Architecture Foundation that adapts this model to our current health crisis.  For 100 weekdays from Monday April 6th to Thursday August 27th, the 100 Day Studio will bring…

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KAF + OUD invited to present at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2020

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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…

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Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2019 Book

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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…

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FA 2020 CALL FOR IDEAS

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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…

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Dezeen Awards 2019 Longlist revealed

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An art gallery built into a sand dune, Europe’s first underwater restaurant, a bunker-like apartment, a sustainable algae micro-farm for the home and the world’s first modular hearing aid feature on the Dezeen Awards 2019 longlists. Dezeen Awards identifies the world’s most outstanding new architecture, interiors and design with diverse longlists of international projects, products and studios. With the 2019 edition attracting more than 4,500 entries from 87 countries, the Dezeen Awards longlist offers a global perspective on the world’s most oustanding new design, architecture and interiors. It also champions both emerging and established studios at the zenith of their creativity. A…

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“The Parallel City” KAF’s 2019 Theme

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The 2019 Kosovo Architecture Festival theme will be “The Parallel City”. This year KAF intends to document urban phenomenons in Prishtina and its surroundings. As in previous edition, KAF invited internationally renowned scholars, architects, planners, filmmakers and theoreticians to lead workshops and hold public lectures. During the second week of June KAF will announce the program for the July cycle of events. The festival will be held from the 1st of July till the 1st of October.

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Open Call by Forecast

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Our partners from Forecast are looking for talented fellows to join their exciting 2019 mentoring program. Forecast encourages interdisciplinary exchange and public discussion on the ideas of the future. Until March 1, 2019, creative minds from anywhere in the world working in various disciplines can submit their proposals. Eighteen applicants will then be invited to Berlin to discuss their ideas and present them at the Radialsystem during the Forecast Forum, July 1–7, 2019. At the end of the Forecast Forum, each of the six mentors then selects one concept to accompany to its realization. The outcomes of these collaborations would then be presented at…

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Rudina Voca named as Deputy Director of KAF

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After her extensive contribution to the Architecture Foundation in the last 3 years, today, on the 25th of January 2019,  Rudina is appointed as the new Deputy Director of the Kosovo Architecture Foundation. Rudina will be taking on new roles in the Foundation as well as continue with the co-management of the Foundation and its projects, more notable the Architecture Festival and the Future Architecture Platform in Kosovo. Rudina is a BA in Art History and joined the Foundation in late 2016.  She played an important role in organizing previous Architecture Festivals as well as in the “Conservation and Management…

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