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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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CALL FOR MEMBERS 2020

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CALL FOR MEMBERS 2020 Deadline: 16 January 2019 With the Call for Members, the Future Architecture platform invites museums, galleries, festival organisers, academic institutions and other cultural operators with innovative approaches to architecture to participate in the 2020 European Architecture Programme. Future Architecture is a well-balanced ecosystem of European cultural players in architecture who perform specific roles within a complex European architecture program. It connects multi-disciplinary emerging talents to high profile institutions like museums, galleries, publishing houses, biennials, and festivals. It provides talented conceptual thinkers and practitioners in architecture with opportunities to speak up – and be seen and heard….

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Dezeen Awards, apply till 30June!

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About What is Dezeen Awards? Dezeen Awards is our new annual awards programme. It will identify the world’s best architecture, interiors and design, as well as the studios and the individual architects and designers producing the most outstanding work. Organised by Dezeen, the world’s most popular and influential architecture and design website, Dezeen Awards will be the benchmark for international design excellence and the ultimate accolade for architects and designers everywhere. How to enter Dezeen Awards For details on how to enter, visit the how to enter page. The page also contains information about entry fees and deadlines. For more detailed…

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Copenhagen Architecture Festival Summer School 2018

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ABOUT The CAFx Summer School 2018 will focus on architectural space as a tool for social integration in Skagen. The town of Skagen is the northernmost town in Denmark, located on the top of the Jutland peninsula. It is widely known for the Scandinavian artist colony ’Skagensmalerne’, who assembled and worked in Skagen from the late 1870s until the turn of the century. But it is also one of Denmark’s main fishing ports, and the unique nature in the area in addition to the large number of architectural and cultural sights attract up to two million tourists annually, making it…

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Elevation – How Drones Will Change Cities

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Drones will transform cities, revolutionising how people travel, how goods are delivered and how buildings look and are constructed, according to a documentary by Dezeen. “Aerial highways” will relieve pressure on roads as deliveries and human transportation take to the skies in unmanned electric vehicles. Architecture will change dramatically as the ground floor entrance is replaced by rooftop landing, parking and recharging zones and deliveries arrive via specially constructed portals on the sides of buildings. This vision of the future is set out in Elevation, a new documentary created by online architecture magazine Dezeen (www.dezeen.com). Humans will soon be travelling…

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AIA Europe Conference held in Prishtina

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AIA Continental Europe Chapter held its annual conference on architecture and urbanism in Prishtina. The Kosovo Architecture Foundation is immensely proud that it had the honor to be part of this great event and help out with the organization.  Our greatest of appreciation goes for Bard Rama who made this conference possible and brought eminent architects and planners from Europe and beyond to Prishtina. The head of the Kosovo Architecture Foundation Bekim Ramku, held two presentations during the event. The first was a lecture on the Prishtina Mosque Competition proposal by the late Zaha Hadid in collaboration with the OUD+Architects…

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Dezeen, our new media partner

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We are super excited to announce that Dezeen is our newest Media Partner. Dezeen  is the world’s most popular and influential architecture and design magazine, with an audience of 2.5 million unique visitors each month. Every day, Dezeen’s award-winning editorial team publishes a curated selection of the best international architecture, interiors and design projects plus breaking news, incisive features and compelling original video content. With offices in London and New York, Dezeen also runs Dezeen Jobs, the world’s most vibrant architecture and design jobs board.

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Open Studio / Politbyro

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POLITBYRO (Paçarizi Architecture Studio) Focuses on urban renewal through establishment of new regional identity. They develop an critical approach to the urbanism and architecture of Kosovo, with social and human responses. New density and diversity are proposed through micro interventions in Kosovar complex urban situations. Swiss touch and low-tech regional reinterpretations could be the definition of Politbyro’s, high quality, local production. Gezim Pacarizi – born in Prizren, Kosovo, lives in Switzerland since 1989. He graduated architecture in Geneva University in 1993. He is a partner of PHARC architects in Geneva and POLITBYRO (Paçarizi Architecture Studio) in Prishtina.  Generosity of thought space, simplicity…

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Open Studio / Zombie Soup

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We specialize in the right ingredients such as artificial intelligence or virtual reality. A mixture combined with the void of ideas wanting to be realized, but such a dish requires the knowledge of timing, collaboration, growth and an agile foundation. The final product – a soup of engagement, addictive by design. In its DNA you can sense all of us, our hunger to impact the end-user experience and its viral spread.   Stills from a game “Captain 13” produced by Zombie Soup.

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