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Bekim Ramku

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

By | Lectures, News

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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Slumbering concrete screening

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EN/ Tonight 04.07.2019 from 7.00 pm and 9.00 pm at Kino Armata we screen the 2 episodes of the Slumbering Concrete documentary. The documentary series Slumbering Concrete builds a story around the architecture from the period of socialist modernism in former Yugoslavia, an area unique for many dilapidated buildings of outstanding architectural value from the 20th century. The sixties were a specific time period marked by general optimism in Europe. The reconstruction after the world war is completed and new technologies are changing the world. The dream of a welfare state and prosperity for all in the socialist Yugoslavia is…

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Marcus Fairs – Dezeen

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EN/ A furniture design graduate, Marcus began his journalism career writing for publications including Blueprint, The Guardian, The Independent on Sunday and Conde Nast Traveller. He launched icon, the international architecture and design magazine, in 2003, and edited the publication until November 2006. Under Marcus, the magazine rapidly established itself as one of the world’s most influential and respected design journals, winning a string of awards including Launch of the Year and Designer of the Year in 2003 and Monthly Magazine of the Year in 2005 and 2006. Marcus himself has won numerous awards, including Journalist of the Year (2002)…

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Mapping Prishtina’s nightscape workshop

By | News, Workshops

EN/ The workshop consists of theoretical and practical knowledge exploring the City of Prishtina (20/80), with a focus on both aesthetic and spatial topics. Each day is divided into two parts: preparing for shooting, with spatial observations, location scouting, shooting tips and photo review. While the second part is the photo shooting itself; which will improve photographic and aesthetic skills, and it will help you formulate an analysis of the built environment. We will explore Prishtina as a playground of viewpoints, taking pictures around artificial lit places. From the center to the overlook site to the City.  We will deal with…

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