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Bekim Ramku

Niko McGlashan

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EN/ Niko McGlashan is a researcher and educator at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, within the Leventhal Center for Advanced Urbanism in the School of Architecture and Planning. At the Center, he designs and develops toolkits for architects, planners, and designers to leverage data and computation in novel ways. His research crosses a myriad of scales and mediums; be it physical or ‘phygital’ architecture, real-time GIS through web design, digital fabrication, and a suite of UX/UI applications. For his Master of Architecture thesis at the University of Toronto, Niko designed a multiplayer video game that reflected on the often overlooked intersection…

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Leo Stuckardt

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EN/ Project Leader and Architect, Leo Stuckardt (DE), coordinates MVRDV Next, an in-house R&D group he co-founded in 2017, that focuses on experimental technologies, computational workflows, and new forms of narrative. Orchestrating collaborations with MVRDV’s design studios and developing data-driven, parametric design workflows, he helps teams to implement new design methodologies in their work, to enhance design capabilities, reducing cost, enhancing sustainability, as well as the future impact of MVRDV’s work.  With his fascination for emerging tools, software, and new media, Stuckardt – a cinefile, and musician – contributes to architectural projects from Beijing, to Mumbia, and to Amsterdam, but…

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Kristina Knauf

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EN/ Associate Kristina Knauf co-leads MVRDV’s climate group and is involved in the sustainability aspects in all of MVRDV’s projects. Before, she shaped MVRDV project processes for the Urban Studio from early acquisition stages to delivery, driving storyline, design, and the internal coordination of project development through different design phases. With a particular dedication to urbanism and resilience, Knauf champions the development of innovative methods, tools, and products that help to future-proof MVRDV’s office vision. Knauf has been integral to creating projects that provide new perspectives for future living on a larger scale, including assisting Founding Partner, Winy Maas, in…

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Aga Khan Award for Architecture announces 2022 shortlist

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20 projects in 16 countries, from Indonesia to Cape Verde Geneva, Switzerland, 2 June 2022 – The Aga Khan Award for Architecture (AKAA) today announced 20 shortlisted projects for the 2022 Award cycle.  The projects will compete for a share of the US$ 1 million prize, one of the largest in architecture. The 20 shortlisted projects were selected by an independent Master Jury from a pool of 463 projects nominated for the 15th Award Cycle (2020-2022). The Aga Khan Award for Architecture was established by His Highness the Aga Khan in 1977 to identify and encourage building concepts that successfully address…

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Manifesta 14 \ Open Call for Kosovar Projects

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As seen, as told, as felt: our stories from Kosovo  Which stories from Kosovo would you like to tell? What new, emerging forms could be used for storytelling, or could collectively imagine the future of Prishtina? Where can the citizens of Prishtina reclaim their public space, and more importantly, how could this change the experience of living in the city? Propose a project for Manifesta 14 Prishtina and join the conversation.   Manifesta 14 Prishtina is delighted to launch its Open Call for projects either based in Kosovo or proposed by people from Kosovo.   We invite projects from across culture and society: individual artists, collectives, cultural organisations and institutions, community groups and more….

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Queer Public Prishtina

By | News, Workshops

Queer Public Prishtina publication is the result of the workshop conducted during Kosovo Architecture Festival 2021 led by two Future Architecture Platform selected creatives Alexander Auris and Carlos Lanuza.

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Urban Data Kosovo

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Urban Data Kosovo project aims to build local capacity for planning agencies, municipal authorities, and planning and architecture schools in urban spatial analytics. The scarce availability of spatial data in Kosovo hinders the country’s ability to plan and prepare for major urban challenges that will affect its cities and the country at- large. This project aims to train the next generation of architects and urban planners in contemporary spatial analytical tools, methods, and visualization, while also working with local stakeholders to identify urgent data needs. In dialogue with MIT’s Norman B. Leventhal Center for Advanced Urbanism, the Kosovo Architecture Foundation…

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Manifesta 14 project supported by Creative Europe

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Kosovo Architecture Foundation is pleased to be a partner in the Manifesta 14 Western Balkans Project: Co-Producing Common Space and Shaping Formations of Solidarity in the Western Balkans and Beyond, co-funded by the European Union. The International Foundation Manifesta, the initiator of Europe’s only nomadic cultural biennial and initiator of the Manifesta 14 Western Balkans Project, is collaborating with the City of Prishtina, Kosovo to develop Manifesta 14 Prishtina which will open its doors from the 22nd of July to the 30th of October 2022.  Organised for the occasion of the biennial, the International Foundation Manifesta has set up the Manifesta 14…

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KAF at Biennale Sneak Peek

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The Prishtina Public Archipelago study and installation done by the Kosovo Architecture Foundation & OUD+Architecture was featured at the Biennale Sneak Peek. The short video explains more about the work that is being done for the biennale which this year will open its doors to the general public on the 22nd of May, with vernissage on the 20th & 21st of May 2021. The Prishtina Public Archipelago will be located in Arsenale and is part of the “co-habitats” section of the main exhibition curated by Hashim Sarkis. For more info go to the sneak peek page of the Biennale.

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