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Bekim Ramku

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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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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Architecture in Dialogue seminar & website launch

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The University of Toronto Daniels School of Architecture organizes a 2 day seminar and a website launch under the theme of “Architecture in Dialogue: 14th cycle of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture Symposium This event celebrates the six winning entries of the 14th cycle of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture. This prestigious award program selects exemplary built work that combines social and ecological concerns with innovative and exemplary design. An award winner, a field reviewer, a member of the master jury, the editor of book Architecture in Dialogue, the Director of the award program and a steering committee…

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Carlo Ratti

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An architect and engineer by training, Professor Carlo Ratti teaches at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), where he directs the Senseable City Lab, and is a founding part- ner of the international design and innovation office Carlo Ratti Associati. He graduated from the Politecnico di Torino and the École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées in Paris, and later earned his MPhil and PhD at the University of Cambridge, UK. A leading voice in the debate on new technologies’ impact on urban life and design, Carlo has co-authored over 500 publications, including “The City of Tomorrow” (Yale University Press, with Matthew Claudel), and…

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Malkit Shoshan

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Malkit Shoshan is the founding director of the Foundation for Achieving Seamless Territory (FAST), an Amsterdam- and New York-based think-tank that develops projects at the intersection of architecture, urban planning, and human rights.  She is the author and mapmaker of the award-winning book “Atlas of Conflict: Israel-Palestine” (Uitgeverij 010, 2010), and co-author of the book “Village. One Land Two Systems and Platform Paradise” (Damiani Editore, 2014). Her additional publications include “Zoo, or the letter Z, just after Zionism” (NAiM, 2012), “Drone – Unmanned: Architecture and Security Series” (dpr-barcelona, 2016-2018), the journal “Spaces of Conflict” for Footprint, TU Delft Architecture Theory…

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Doreen Adengo

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Doreen is an architect based in Kampala, Uganda. Her practice, Adengo Architecture, is grounded in research and multidisciplinary collaboration. After completing her undergraduate and graduate studies at the Catholic University and Yale, respectively, Doreen worked for design firms in London, Washington DC, and New York. She has taught at The New School and Pratt Institute in New York and at Uganda Marty’s University, and until recently served as a visiting critic at University of Johannesburg’s Graduate School of Architecture. Much of Doreen’s work is focused on communicating the value of professional design services in African cities. In a context where…

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Tomà Berlanda

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Tomà Berlanda is Professor of Architecture at the School of Architecture, Planning and Geomatics at the University of Cape Town. His research interests focus on the implications that can be drawn from a non-stereotypical reading of the African city and the practice of architecture in non-Western urban settings and landscapes. He has co-founded asa studio and astudio.space, two practices that have produced internationally recognised design work. His collaborative projects are the result of an engagement with the role of quality design for underprivileged communities, an include school buildings, early childhood development centres, and health facilities. He is the author of Architectural…

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