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Kosovo National Library CMP

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Kosovo Architecture Foundation was one of the recipients of the prestigious Getty Foundation “Keeping it Modern” 2016 grant for the development of the Conservation and Management Plan for the Kosovo National Library. In late 2015 KAF became concerned with the deteriorating condition of the Library and contacted the Kosovo Ministry of Culture, visited the site and initiated the search for funding. After the visit to the site with Martino Stierli, the Getty Foundation and their “Keeping it Modern” grant program seemed ideal.  Together with Architect Rand Eppich, a grant proposal was written and circulated. This was submitted to the Getty and…

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The right to Social Housing and Public Space

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“The right to social housing and public space” project was implemented by the Kosovo Architecture Foundation (KAF) with the support of the Democratic Society Promotion (DSP) project – financed by Swiss Cooperation Office Kosovo (SCO-K) and managed by Kosovar Civil Society Foundation (KCSF). Its main goal was to advocate for equal rights in social, affordable and decent housing for all the citizens, regardless of their cultural, social and economic differences. The project aim was to increase the level of citizen’s satisfaction with public services, to increase citizens and NGOs participation in local public discussions and to increase their influence in…

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The Office for Urban Regeneration

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The Office for Urban Regeneration was created from a collaboration between the Kosovo Architecture Foundation and the Skye Duncan of the NYC Planning Department in 2014. OUR ran by KAF in the Prishtina Municipality premisses for 6 months and became part of the Prishtina City Urban Planning Department with a full time staff of 6 people. During the initial phase of the project more than 200 individuals, mainly recent graduates where part of accessibility mapping of 18 streets in central Prishtina. The first draft project to be presented to the Municipal authorities was the “Deshmoret e Kombit” street which foresaw…

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