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Documenting Modern Kosovo Prishtina Workshop

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Docomomo_Kosovo national working party will be organizing a documentation workshop in major Kosovo cities during the months of August, September and October 2017. The “Documenting Modern Kosovo” workshop, which will be organized in the cities of Prishtina, Gjakova, Peja, Mitrovica, Ferizaj and Prizren, aims to document a set of buildings belonging to the Modern Movement in Kosovo. The documentation workshop, which will use the Docomomo documentation fiche’s will serve as a base for the inventory of Modernism in Kosovo as well for the Docomomo “MoMove” Virtual Exhibition. Docomomo is the international working party for the Documentation of buildings, sites and…

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Documenting Modern Kosovo

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Docomomo_Kosovo national working party will be organizing a documentation workshop in major Kosovo cities during the months of August, September and October 2017. The “Documenting Modern Kosovo” workshop, which will be organized in the cities of Prishtina, Gjakova, Peja, Mitrovica, Ferizaj and Prizren, aims to document a set of buildings belonging to the Modern Movement in Kosovo. The documentation workshop, which will use the Docomomo documentation fiche’s will serve as a base for the inventory of Modernism in Kosovo as well for the Docomomo “MoMove” Virtual Exhibition. Docomomo is the international working party for the Documentation of buildings, sites and…

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Recording Small Worlds: Gjakova

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During 24 hours in Gjakova, (10am to 10am) we will discuss, create, and present films about places in the city which allow one to withdraw from the public gaze—however momentarily, and be alone. Not metaphorically, but actual places, outside of the home, that provide cover. These places change from day to night. Participants must explore the city by time of day. Participants will fan out across the town and make short films using their phone cameras and device-based editing tools. We will screen the results for an audience on Sunday. Interview and the presentation of facts is encouraged but not…

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Back up Gjakova

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Digital media give new ways for architects to engage with environments, allowing us to shape our expectations of the real world. Contemporary videogames contain spaces that challenge our conceptions of cities, and twist them towards new realities. Although this compares to prior media like text or film to describe cities, virtual spaces offer the ability to act within a space under a set of established rules. Whereas architects once imagined new societies and civilisations through the drawing, perhaps they can now test these as occupiable virtual cultures. What would we choose to include in the digital realm and what would…

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Students Review 2017

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KAF Students Review is the single biggest exhibition showcasing works by students from the architecture schools in Kosovo. This is the 5th annual event which is supported by Knauf-Kosova, ArchiEdu & Formon, and is brought to you in partnership with AAB & UBT Universities. The exhibition which features more than 500 best works of architecture students, will be held at the AAB & UBT campuses, with works by FNA-UP students featured online.  The jury is composed of delegated representatives from the local architecture schools.  

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Murat Tabanlioglu

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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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Prishtina Architecture Tour

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For the 5th edition now the Kosovo Architecture Foundation will be organising the Prishtina Architecture Tour. The updated tour which features 25 buildings will introduce you to the most iconic buildings in Prishtina, from one of the oldest mosque in the Balkans to the most expensive building ever built in Kosovo!  The tour that is 3-4 hours long starts in front of the brotherhood & unity monument on Saturday, July the 15th from 12:00. All interested must RSVP to media@prishtinaarchitectureweek.com at least 2 days before the tour.  

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Bostjan Vuga

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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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Swiss touch in Landscape Architecture

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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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