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Back up Gjakova

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Digital media give new ways for architects to engage with environments, allowing us to shape our expectations of the real world. Contemporary videogames contain spaces that challenge our conceptions of cities, and twist them towards new realities. Although this compares to prior media like text or film to describe cities, virtual spaces offer the ability to act within a space under a set of established rules. Whereas architects once imagined new societies and civilisations through the drawing, perhaps they can now test these as occupiable virtual cultures. What would we choose to include in the digital realm and what would…

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Techno Rebel Bodies Workshop

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TECHNO REBEL BODIES is a 5-day workshop -directed by ‘Arquitectura Subalterna’- where will be explored in a theoretical and practical way the Rilindja space through two constructions: one ‘CARTOGRAPHY’ for unveiling aesthetics of Techno´s counterculture, and one ‘REBEL CONSTRUCTION’, to feel -in your own body- the effects of the Techno Rebels Spatiality. How is the space in a rave party? // What kinds of lights are used that work like if you were blinking? // How do specific senses get stunned because of high music volume? // How do the colour and the darkness affect to your body? // What aesthetics are linked…

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Mapping Cities workshop

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Mapping Cities – Developing new languages and methods in mapping and reading urban organisms. It is important that future cities develop skills to adapt to environmental, social and economical changes. The city‘s adaptability is its intelligence and sensitiveness to react on human and spatial requirements. In order to enable sustainable growth we want to detect correlations between social conflicts, economical and structural weaknesses within the city’s organism, all of which can be reassembled and embedded into a new context. Instead of criticizing obvious weaknesses we propose to demonstrate alternate approaches, which can be derived by the method of graphical examination…

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BioPPAW workshop

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The BioPPAW intensive workshop will focus in the production of Bio-plastic material that could be used in construction and industrial design. The workshop headed by Esen Gokce Ozdamar, will utilize materials found in agricultural waste and apart from generating three dimensional material forms, the workshop will research and discuss the possible uses of the material and its effect on waste management. The workshop is open to students of architecture, civil engineering, design, as well as to young professionals in related fields. To apply for the workshop send us a short cv with your contacts to info@prishtinaarchitectureweek.com before June 29th 2016…

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Placemaking workshop

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Process and Public Outreach Project for Public Spaces engages the community and other stakeholders in the planning process through focus groups, interviews, pop-up activities, and Placemaking workshops.  The Placemaking approach is a way to ensure that public spaces achieve the goals that matter the most to the community in the long term, namely: broad approval and support; the creation of a dynamic social gathering place; direct engagement and participation by community members and volunteers; a thoughtful plan for programming and management; and a feasible project that works on any scale.  This process breaks down barriers among interest groups and can forge a…

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Camping + Inclusivity workshop

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In the “CAMPing + INCLUSIVity” workshop during the PAW – Prishtina Architecture Week, we will work in two defined districts in Prishtina (Fushe Kosova). We will combine two strategies to study the situation and to define potential future developments. The first strategy is based on the findings of the Architecture for Refugees about the basic “architectural and urban design” elements in INFORMAL – refugee – SETTLEMENTS. The second is the German Pavilion’s “Making Heimat. Germany, Arrival Country” strategy which defines eight theses as basic needs for INTEGRATION in urban areas. We will work TOGETHER with the local community from the very first step. We will organise discussions, collaborative brainstormings,…

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Toestand Mache Prishtina

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Toestand Mache Prishtina workshop is a collaborative project between the Prishtina Architecture Week (Kosovo Architecture Festival), Toestand VZW (Belgium) and Mache (Switzerland). From the 9th to 19th of July 3 groups from these organizations will join forces to revitalize an abandoned building in the Dardania neighborhood of Prishtina. The aim of this collaboration is to create a youth oriented center that will serve the local community and civic initiatives. If you’re interested to take part in this project or you need any additional information feel free to send us a mail at rrita@toestand.be & inform us about yourself and the…

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Una-Vision workshop

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2 days introduction in permaculture & practice in nature:  1 – 2. July 2015 Location: Kukaj village, near Novo Brdo Time: 08:00 – 18:00  In this workshop we will use the Kukaj valley as a practical example to understand and use the permaculture principles. The plan is to create a Being Space/ecovillage in the Kukaj village with the help of permaculture methods. During the Summer School you have the chance to be part of this exciting process. Furthermore we will build the first community stone-house. Read more here: www.unavision-kosovo.net or join us on facebook.com/unavision-kosovo Permaculture is a method of designing sustainable human environments…

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Fun Factory 2.0

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What would you do if you were given a space of 3,300 square meters & 8 meters tall and from you its asked to design a multifunctional cultural center which would serve Prishtina and Fushe Kosova? Architecture studio ANARCH (Astrit Nixha) and Curator/architect Katharina Schendl, in a 5 day workshop, will challenge your imagination in creating a multifunctional space that will accommodate great number of cultural and business activities.  The workshop, which will be held at ANARCH studios starting from the 3rd of July, apart from the mentioned space, will also study and analyze the surrounding context where the space is…

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Ulpiana Market Revisited

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For many years the Ulpiana Market served as a center of community interaction. In recent years due to the convenience of the many supermarkets opened in and around the Ulpiana neighborhood, the Market is losing its importance, vendors have started abandoning it and shopping there isn’t a pleasant experience as it used to be.   A 5 day intensive workshop will be exploring, creating new scenarios and raising questions on how can we revitalize the market, how can we incorporate arts and culture in the shopping experience and how can we make shopping at Ulpiana Market fun and enjoyable again.  The…

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