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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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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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Sustainable Architecture

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Head of MVRDV Asia and sustainable architecture expert Marta Pozo Gil held a 4 day workshop on sustainable architecture with the local architecture students.  The workshops aim was to retrofit an old house in the historic center of Prishtina belonging to an economically underprivileged family.  The students used the principles set out by MVRDV  in their projects. June.2013  

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Lego Workshop

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During the second week of June, the Kosovo Architecture Foundation held and a Lego workshop with the kids of the “Dielli” Kindergarten in Prishtina. The workshop was made possible by the generous donation of the Lego Foundation. The kinds produced some inspiring designs and got certificates from KAF as future architects. June.2013

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