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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

By | Lectures, News

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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Slumbering concrete screening

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EN/ Tonight 04.07.2019 from 7.00 pm and 9.00 pm at Kino Armata we screen the 2 episodes of the Slumbering Concrete documentary. The documentary series Slumbering Concrete builds a story around the architecture from the period of socialist modernism in former Yugoslavia, an area unique for many dilapidated buildings of outstanding architectural value from the 20th century. The sixties were a specific time period marked by general optimism in Europe. The reconstruction after the world war is completed and new technologies are changing the world. The dream of a welfare state and prosperity for all in the socialist Yugoslavia is…

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Marcus Fairs – Dezeen

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EN/ A furniture design graduate, Marcus began his journalism career writing for publications including Blueprint, The Guardian, The Independent on Sunday and Conde Nast Traveller. He launched icon, the international architecture and design magazine, in 2003, and edited the publication until November 2006. Under Marcus, the magazine rapidly established itself as one of the world’s most influential and respected design journals, winning a string of awards including Launch of the Year and Designer of the Year in 2003 and Monthly Magazine of the Year in 2005 and 2006. Marcus himself has won numerous awards, including Journalist of the Year (2002)…

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Mapping Prishtina’s nightscape workshop

By | News, Workshops

EN/ The workshop consists of theoretical and practical knowledge exploring the City of Prishtina (20/80), with a focus on both aesthetic and spatial topics. Each day is divided into two parts: preparing for shooting, with spatial observations, location scouting, shooting tips and photo review. While the second part is the photo shooting itself; which will improve photographic and aesthetic skills, and it will help you formulate an analysis of the built environment. We will explore Prishtina as a playground of viewpoints, taking pictures around artificial lit places. From the center to the overlook site to the City.  We will deal with…

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