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Rudina Voca

Furniture Typology Lab workshop KAF18

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EN/ Furniture Typology Lab workshop by Rainer Mutsch 4-5 July This workshop aim’s to explore furniture design typologies by predefined abstract target groups. As a result the students will be introduced to industrial design and the creative process used by Rainer Mutsch. All interested participants must send a short cv to media@prishtinaarchitectureweek.com with a subject “Furniture Lab” by the 28th of June.   AL/ Laboratori i Tipologjisë së Mobiljeve punëtori nga Rainer Mutsch 4-5 korrik Kjo punëtori synon të eksplorojë tipologjitë e dizajnit të mobiljeve sipas grupeve të paracaktuara të objektivave abstrakte. Si rezultat, studentët do të prezantohen me dizajnin…

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Mies of scene screening KAF18

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EN/ The Barcelona Pavilion, the masterpiece with which Mies van der Rohe and Lilly Reich staged their revolutionary ideas in 1929, changed the History of architecture forever. It only existed for eight months but paradoxically its image was always alive in the minds of generations of architects around the world, becoming one of his greatest influences. The Pavilion is still surrounded by myths and mysteries that this documentary addresses, framing the building into a portrait in two acts of the Barcelona that made possible its cons- truction in 1929 and its reconstruction in 1986. We immerse ourselves in a reflection…

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Valentin Kunik & Guillaume de Morsier
 lecture KAF18

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EN/ Valentin Kunik & Guillaume de Morsier
 Office Valentin Kunik & Guillaume de Morsier
 office is founded in Lausanne, Switzerland in 2010 by Valentin Kunik and Guillaume de Morsier. Gathered around their common interest for a critical and committed architecture. They work at the scale of the territory as well as the scale of the installation. Currently their projects are dealing with the future of living and working, new manufacturing spaces and the design of multifunctional landscape infrastructures. They are developing an architecture that connects people together, and also to physical elements and living organisms. They work primary with soil,…

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Antoine Wilmering lecture KAF18

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EN/ Antoine (Ton) Wilmering Keeping it Modern, Getty Foundation Antoine Wilmering is a senior program officer at the Getty Foundation and oversees grant initiatives related to the conservation of cultural heritage around the world. He manages Keeping It Modern, an international grant initiative that continues the Getty Foundation’s deep commitment to architectural conservation with a focus on significant buildings of the twentieth century. Wilmering was trained as a conservator of wooden objects in the Netherlands and in the UK, and prior to joining the Getty in 2004, he taught conservation at the Graduate Institute of Conservation of Cultural Relics at…

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Liam Young lecture at KAF18

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EN/ Liam Young Tomorrow Thoughts Today Sci-Arc Fiction & Entertainment Liam Young is a speculative architect who operates in the spaces between design, fiction and futures. He is cofounder of Tomorrows Thoughts Today, an urban futures think tank, exploring the local and global implications of new technologies and Unknown Fields, a nomadic research studio that travels on expeditions to chronicle these emerging conditions as they occur on the ground. He has been acclaimed in both mainstream and architectural media, including the BBC, NBC, Wired, Guardian, Time, and Dazed and Confused, is a BAFTA nominated producer and his work has been…

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Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2016 cycle exhibition

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EN/   Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2016 cycle Exhibition   As the 2019 AKAA cycle nominations end in September we’ll be looking back at the shortlisted and winning projects of the 2016 cycle. With 19 shortlisted projects, one of which is in Kosovo and 6 winners such as Zaha Hadid Architects & BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group this proved to be the most talked about cycle to date.   the Aga Khan Award for Architecture is given every three years to projects that set new standards of excellence in architecture, planning practices, historic preservation and landscape architecture. Through its…

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Ivan Kucina lecture at KAF18

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EN/ Ivan Kucinais a professor at Dessau International School of Architecture, Anhalt University of Applied Sciences. He worked at the Faculty of Architecture, University of Belgrade from 1996 to 2014.. He was a guest professor at the Parsons New School for Design, New York, Polis University, Tirana, KTH Stockholm, GUTech, Muscat, Oman. His academic research focuses on sustainable architecture and urban development concepts based on informal building strategies and collaborative practices. He is a practicing architect and used to run an interdisciplinary architectural and design practice in Belgrade with projects that range from urban design and buildings to exhibition design and…

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Architecture for the age of austerity workshop KAF18

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EN/ Architecture for the Age of Austerity CITY MADE BY EVERYONE Workshop tutor: Ivan Kucina 3-4 July This workshop will resume diverse proposals made in the specific participatory process applied to transform urban voids into shared spaces. The aim is to exercise citizens’ engagement in designing interventions in the city that will provide initial condition for everyone to meet, talk, work, relax, play and enjoy together. Workshop participants that will be organized in small groups will create their proposals using smart phones or tablets, and following the process that combines elements of two product design methods such as User Centered…

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Parallel Sprawl workshop at KAF18

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EN/ Parallel Sprawl / Learning from Pristina Most of the urban discussions that are taking place in Pristina today are around the large scale projects going on in the Lakrïshte district or the construction of a Great Mosque. While both developments are symbolically important, the former placing Kosovo in the map of global capital and later in the cosmology of global Islam, the real needs of Pristina citizens rely most probably in the improvement of the living conditions of its conspicuous suburbs. This workshop addresses the study of urban sprawl and the possibility for its improvement with fresh eyes, retracting from the…

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DPR-Barcelona workshop at kaf18

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EN/ The spread of digital technology and social network interactions have transformed the recording and accumulation of images in a collective and daily activity. The potential of archiving videos and visual images has seen the emergence of non-institutional practices and as well contemporary discussions related to image, open source, collectivity, and forensics. Publishing architecture has stopped to be the terrain of canonical experts, which hardly react to the current state of the art and the myriad nuances of architectural practices nowadays. The Workshop ‘A Thousand of Fragile Archives’ will reflect on the kind of the information we share, and the…

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