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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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Elisa Brusegan & Massimo Triches Lecture KAF18

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EN/ Elisa Brusegan & Massimo Triches Babau Bureau Babau Bureau is a project bureau strongly connected with academic research, based in Venice and led by architects and PhD in Architectural Composition at University Iuav of Venice. Babau Bureau focus on an holistic approach, refuses the idea of unique style and believe in the necessity of theories based on different contexts and degrees of human dimensions. Among others, the main research issue concern the relation and the limit of private / public spaces, the possibility of a new contextualism for the contemporary city. All works affects different scales as custom furniture…

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Francis Kéré: An Architect Between Screening KAF18

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EN/ Francis Kéré: An Architect Between & The Design Between Screening The work of Francis Kéré is at the forefront of a paradigm shift within design. The architect is globally renowned for using his craft to improve social, economic, and political environments in his native Burkina Faso and numerous other countries. Globally, people are turning to designers to address intractable problems from poverty to climate change. Kéré seeks to do just this, using a mix of low-tech and high design and working in partnership with the communities for whom he builds. This film documents several projects Kéré has built or…

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Gran Horizonte, Around the Day in 80 Worlds Screening KAF18

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EN/ Gran Horizonte, Around the Day in 80 Worlds Compiled with material collected by U-TT Films over the course of three years, this documentary portrays the reality of urban informality around the world, structured in a dream-like dérive of a single day. Asking questions rather than presenting answers, “Gran Horizonte” aims to broaden the perspective of viewers about both the world they live within and the world they could help create. Directed by: Daniel Schwartz and Martin Andersson Concept by: Alfredo Brillembourg & Hubert Klumpner Cinematography by: Daniel Schwartz and Markus Kneer Edit by: Martin Andersson and Daniel Schwartz Original…

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Charlotte Malterre-Barthes lecture at KAF18

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EN/ Charlotte Malterre-Barthes is an architect, urban designer, and contemporary scholar. She studied at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Marseille, at TU Vienna, and ETH Zurich. After interning at Coop Himmelb(l)au, she obtained in 2003 her diploma magna cum laudewith ‘a Women Social Centre in Baghdad’, tackling political and social involvements of architecture. Charlotte collaborated with several offices (Balkrishna Doshi at Sangath, Rudy Ricciotti, OOS), and in 2009, funded the urban design practice OMNIBUS with Noboru Kawagishi. Program Director of the Master of Advanced Studies in Urban Design at the Chair of Marc Angélil since 2014, she holds a…

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Furniture Typology Lab workshop KAF18

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EN/ Furniture Typology Lab workshop by Rainer Mutsch 4-5 July This workshop aim’s to explore furniture design typologies by predefined abstract target groups. As a result the students will be introduced to industrial design and the creative process used by Rainer Mutsch. All interested participants must send a short cv to media@prishtinaarchitectureweek.com with a subject “Furniture Lab” by the 28th of June.   AL/ Laboratori i Tipologjisë së Mobiljeve punëtori nga Rainer Mutsch 4-5 korrik Kjo punëtori synon të eksplorojë tipologjitë e dizajnit të mobiljeve sipas grupeve të paracaktuara të objektivave abstrakte. Si rezultat, studentët do të prezantohen me dizajnin…

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Mies of scene screening KAF18

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EN/ The Barcelona Pavilion, the masterpiece with which Mies van der Rohe and Lilly Reich staged their revolutionary ideas in 1929, changed the History of architecture forever. It only existed for eight months but paradoxically its image was always alive in the minds of generations of architects around the world, becoming one of his greatest influences. The Pavilion is still surrounded by myths and mysteries that this documentary addresses, framing the building into a portrait in two acts of the Barcelona that made possible its cons- truction in 1929 and its reconstruction in 1986. We immerse ourselves in a reflection…

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Valentin Kunik & Guillaume de Morsier
 lecture KAF18

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EN/ Valentin Kunik & Guillaume de Morsier
 Office Valentin Kunik & Guillaume de Morsier
 office is founded in Lausanne, Switzerland in 2010 by Valentin Kunik and Guillaume de Morsier. Gathered around their common interest for a critical and committed architecture. They work at the scale of the territory as well as the scale of the installation. Currently their projects are dealing with the future of living and working, new manufacturing spaces and the design of multifunctional landscape infrastructures. They are developing an architecture that connects people together, and also to physical elements and living organisms. They work primary with soil,…

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Antoine Wilmering lecture KAF18

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EN/ Antoine (Ton) Wilmering Keeping it Modern, Getty Foundation Antoine Wilmering is a senior program officer at the Getty Foundation and oversees grant initiatives related to the conservation of cultural heritage around the world. He manages Keeping It Modern, an international grant initiative that continues the Getty Foundation’s deep commitment to architectural conservation with a focus on significant buildings of the twentieth century. Wilmering was trained as a conservator of wooden objects in the Netherlands and in the UK, and prior to joining the Getty in 2004, he taught conservation at the Graduate Institute of Conservation of Cultural Relics at…

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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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