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Winners of the 2022 Aga Khan Award for Architecture announced

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Winning projects show promise for communities, innovation and care for the environment Geneva, Switzerland, 22 September 2022 – The winners of the 2022 Aga Khan Award for Architecture (AKAA) were announced today. The six Award winners, who will share the $1 million award, one of the largest in architecture, show promise for communities, innovation and care for the environment. Bangladesh  Urban River Spaces, Jhenaidah Through consistent community participation and appropriation, extensive involvement of women and marginalised groups, and a local workforce, the seemingly simple undertaking of cleaning up the access to the Nabaganga river in Jhenaidah led to a thoughtful and minimal…

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The future of Prishtina

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Please join us next Tuesday for The Future of Pristina, with presentations from Liburn Aliu, Kosovo’s Minister of Environment, Spatial Planning and Infrastructure and Përparim Rama, Mayor of Pristina, and introductions from Bekim Ramku, Director of Kosovo Architecture Foundation, 2016 SPURS Fellow.Tuesday, 27-September, 12:30pmCity Arena, 9-255 and webcast [Register here for webcast]Liburn Aliu is a trained architect with a background in built heritage conservation and construction. From 2014 to 2018 he served as the head of the Pristina City Planning Department where he was praised for introducing transparent planning procedures and halting all illegal constructions in the city. In March 2021 he was named Kosovo’s Minister of Environment, Spatial Planning, and Infrastructure….

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Negotiating Storytelling: Heritage constructs as contested narrative devices

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“Negotiating storytelling: Heritage constructs as contested narrative devices” Manifesta 14 x Research training group DFG 277 Identity and Heritage 5.9.2022, 19-21h, Kino ARMATA. In which ways do heritage constructs operate as collective practices of storytelling? Which narratives do they behold or erase? How do narrative methodologies mold the collective memory?The Research Training group Identity and heritage from the TU Berlin, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar and the Technical Universities of Dessau and Erfurt have been engaging with the critical analysis of heritage constructions since 2016 through the research of specific case studies. During their visit to Pristhina, this panel discussion will bring into…

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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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CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS / THIRRJE PËR VULLNETAR kaf 2021

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AL/ Fondacioni Kosovar i Arkitekturës fton studentët dhe gjithë ata të interesuar në arkitekturës nga Kosova dhe jashtë saj për të kontribuar në organizimin e Festivalit të Arkitekturës në Kosovë që këtë vit do mbahet nga 13 Shtatori deri me 03 Tetor 2021. Gjithë të interesuarit duhet dërguar një email të shkurtër me kontaktet e tyre në events.kaf@gmail.com deri me daten 3 Shtator.  EN/  Kosovo Architecture Foundation calls all students and interested in architecture  from Kosovo and beyond to contribute in organizing the Kosovo Architecture Festival, which will be held from the 13th of September till the 3rd of October…

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KAF 2021 STARTS ON SEPTEMBER 13TH 2021

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EN/ Under the theme of “Alter-Nation” the 9th edition of the Kosovo Architecture Festival will start on September the 13th. As in the past editions the biggest event of its kind in the region will present before the local and international audience visionary professionals, up and coming architects, planners, designers, as well as Future Architecture creatives. The list of keynotes and the full program will be announced end of August.  Due to Covid-19 restrictions the event will be partially held online and all on site events will require for the audience members to be vaccinated or offer proof of compliance…

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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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INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURAL FESTIVAL – TO SPRING WITH ORIS

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This year’s first Oris architectural Festival – To Spring with Oris – will be held on March 18 and 19, 2021 and will bring together 14 renowned architects and successful business women and 2 moderators.  The online Festival To Spring with Oris is organized as 14 lectures, each 20 minutes long, with live stream from Oris House of Architecture and interaction among speakers, viewers and sponsors on a professional event platform for virtual events.  The lectures will be in English.  The speakers at the To Spring with Oris Festival are:  Grafton Architects – Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara, a Dublin-based architectural firm, 2020 laureates of the Pritzker Architecture Prize;  Anna Heringer – German architect whose…

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DRIVING THE HUMAN: SEVEN PROTOTYPES FOR ECO-SOCIAL RENEWAL

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OPEN CALL FOR PROPOSALS From February 10 to April 9, 2021, Driving the Human invites designers, artists, scientists, initiatives,and agents from any fields of expertise from anywhere in the world, to join us in shaping sustainableand collective futures that combine science, technology, and the arts in a transdisciplinary and collaborative approach. Our Open Call invites proposals that critically engage with the present and propose alternatives current developments and disruptions, reflecting on what makes us human, and reexamining our relationship with society, the planet, and life itself. Proposals may connect to larger themes, such as the social impact of climate change, energy cyclesand our current technological…

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