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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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Babau Bureau workshop at KAF18

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EN/ Traces: Increasing Accessibility in Perceiving Architecture Workshop by Babau Bureau+EB Massimo Triches, Elisa Brusegan 2-6 July   The workshop will investigate how architecture is communicated and perceived. Designers usually make use of drawings like plans, sections, facades, etc. These materials are an universal language, but they are technical and not always totally accessible to people. This generates communication difficulties between architects and people. Over time, tracing signs on the ground is the basis of the modification of landscape. In many culture this act has become also the beginning of many games (“campanon”, tennis, soccer, bowling, etc.). This activity defines…

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Ethel Baraona Pohl & César Reyes Nájera at KAF18

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EN/ Ethel Baraona Pohl and César Reyes Nájera dpr-barcelona dpr-barcelona is an architectural research practice and independent publishing house based in Barcelona, founded by Ethel Baraona Pohl and César Reyes Nájera, dealing with three main lines: publishing, criticism and curating. Their work explore how architecture as discipline reacts in the intersection with politics, technology, economy and social issues. Their research and theoretical work is linked to leading publications in architectural discourse and their writing appears in Open Source Architecture(Thames and Hudson, 2015), The Form of Form(Lars Muller, 2016), Together! The New Architecture of the Collective(Ruby Press, 2017), Architecture is All…

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Ivan Blasi lecture at KAF18

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EN/ Born in 1976 in Barcelona, Ivan Blasi studied architecture at the Barcelona Architecture School (ETSAB-UPC) from where he graduated in 2002. The passion for a profession that deals with many of society’s critical issues brought him to explore how it blends with politics, technology, economy and above all people. Opposed to individualism, Ivan Blasi have simultaneously collaborated with different architecture offices and institutions, as a team member and also leading different projects. He has had the opportunity to work for Docomomo International and the Fundació Mies van der Rohe and to collaborate with other institutions all over the world. These…

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Fala Atelier workshop KAF18

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AL/ From Images to Objects Puntoria nga Fala Atelier 5-7 Korrik Arkitektura është e pashmangshme pa imazhe. Është një mjet për të konceptuar, studiuar dhe shfaqur projektin, një mënyrë për të përcaktuar dhe përshkruar kompleksitetin e saj spacial. Imazhi është aq i dendur sa përmbajtja e çdo teksti. Fala Atelier përpiqet të zhvillojmë gjuhën e saj të veçant të arkitekturës dhe imazheve duke modeluar teori të kompozimeve, përpiluar literaturë, ripërpunuar fjalorin e arkitekturës, përpjekur të krijoj rregullsi nga çrregullimet duke gjetur transformimin e saj. Imazhet reflektojnë arkitekturën dhe arkitektura reflekton imazhet e saj. Imazhet dhe vizatimet plotësojnë dhe kundërshtojnë njëra-tjetrën….

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