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Future Architecture Platform Announces new Advisory Board

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Future Architecture platform, key exchange and networking platform for European Architecture announces the formation of the Future Architecture Advisory Board, a group of renowned leaders, researchers, curators and practitioners selected to advise the platform in ensuring quality performance, taking advantage of opportunities to achieve its overall goals and stronger international positioning. © Phi by Phi (Calum Bowden, Cory Levinson, Aliaksandra Smirnova, Artem Stepanov, Aiwen Yin) Matevž Čelik, leader of the Future Architecture platform points out: “After two years of successful operation on the international architectural scene, the platform is developing towards closer integration of the programmes of renowned European cultural operators in the field…

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3rd CALL FOR IDEAS

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  With the 3rd Call for Ideas the Future Architecture platform invites multi-disciplinary emerging creatives who work on transformative projects and ideas for the future of architecture to apply for participation in the European Architecture Program in 2018. The Future Architecture platform acts as a key platform for exchange and networking for European architecture and integrates some of Europe’s most important architectural events. The platform enables architecture museums, festivals, producers, publishers, agencies, academic institutions and multi-disciplinary emerging professionals to easily connect and build joint projects. The European Architecture program invites emerging talents to get involved with 20 established architectural institutions and…

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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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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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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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Reimagining the Kosovo National Museum

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Taking exhibition and event design as a starting point, the aim of this workshop is to develop concepts and functional prototypes for the re- opening of the galleries of the Kosovo National Museum in February 2018. Working with a team of in-house staff and external experts, students will re-imagine the collection and propose exhibition strategies with a chance of contributing to the project until completion. The first day of the workshop will circle the question of the object in the age of digital reproduction. Each group will select a collection of artifacts from the Kosovo National Museum and find ways…

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Call for Volunteers

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Kosovo Architecture Foundation calls all students and enthusiasts of architecture from Kosovo and beyond to contribute in organizing the Kosovo Architecture Festival, which will be held from the 3rd of July till the 3rd of October. The potential candidate should be available for at least 7 days from the 30’th of June till the 10’th of July. All interested should send a short CV together with their contacts till 26th of June to media@prishtinaarchitectureweek.com.  

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