Kosovan team finalist of YA Competition

Announced by the YAC – Young Architects Competition the international architectural competition launched last month the Observatory Houses competition aiming to find a new use for Roccascalegna taking advantage of the potential of an oneiric setting with remarkable skies. The aim of this contest of ideas was to create...

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The National Judo Center

The National Judo center whose design HomeProject Studio completed a few months ago as the winner of the competition announced by Ministry of Culture and Sports, will be built within Peja's center, on the "Madeleine Albright" street - an area that is all surrounded by...

The National Judo center whose...

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Museum Of Natural History

Hidroing-DK has won the first prize in a local competition to design the new “Museum of Natural History” in Prishtina. Selected over many other proposals, the winning scheme by Hidroing-DK concept as described by the authors as a connection to the sky, with the creator, through the gallery where...

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KODRINA MASTER PLAN

Studio Libeskind in collaboration with architect of record Murseli Architects + Partners has won an international competition for the masterplan of ”Kodrina” complex in Prishtina, Kosovo. More images and architect's description on following. Studio Libeskind (in collaboration with !melk and Buro Happold Engineering) has won the international design...

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“OLD BAZAAR” third place winner

The third prize - proposal by Fatlum Radoniqi and Arben Vërzivolli in collaboration with IVANIŠIN. KABASHI. ARHITEKTI. Located in the historic centre, the project site (8600m²) is characterized by its own edge, unlike other much smaller surrounding parcels. Clear limits suggested that we take advantage of...

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Gjakova’s park Competition

READ THE CORRECTION ARTICLE! Architectural competitions in Kosova have been a disappointment ever since. Frequently inadequately organized, unfair, and usually unrealized. Worse, the state and municipal bodies who organize most competitions don’t care on drawing up contemporary competition briefs, and generally only announce them on their own...

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EUROPA 13 Gjakova

As we've revealed earlier,  the Europan 13 competition is now open! Young architects and professionals of the urban design under 40 years of age can now participate to the competition on one or more than 49 different sites in 15 European countries, including the site proposed by the Municipality...

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A contemporary obelisk in Gjakova

As professionals struggle to template modern monuments, Gjakova will soon have its first contemporary cenotaph proposed and designed by Maden Group, in the remembrance of Gjakovar soldiers who have sacrificed their lives for the nation. This war memorial project expresses the path of so many young...

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Kosovar students, competition winners

The annual students competition “Society for all ages” organized by UN-HABITAT and ICCC (International Council for Caring Communities), have announced the winners of its 2014 edition. Among the winners of the principal awards of the competition, second entry winners were Kosovar students, Dafine Shllaku and Laura Shllaku, with their project proposal for the development of an integrated community.

EUROPAN 12 GJILAN RESULTS!

EUROPAN KOSOVA has just published the results for Europan 12 Competition, taking site in Gjilan. Out of 35 projects submitted by young architects that we’re in the look of a more innovative result of urban solutions, with the theme “The Adaptable City”.

The jury of international architects has unanimously announced their verdict of no first prize winner, announcing the runner up entry with code XX634 and a special mention to the entry with code AH655.

Hamam Jazz Bar shortlisted for “Best Bar Design of the World”

World Architecture News Competition has chosen Hamam Jazz Bar Prishtina as one of the “Top Best Bar Designs in the World”, putting it together on a list with competitors from Paris, Barcelona, London, NYC, Dubai, Shanghai, Hong Kong, etc.

An extensive group of excellent designers and architects were part of the judges’ panel, which achieved to put a short list of entries based on different categories, among which in the category of bars competing with hundreds of top-quality entries from around the world, Hamam has achieved to attract their attention and be shortlisted together with other projects from companies like Pinkeye, Minarc or ATP Sphere GmbH.

CMPR: OODA + AND-re

Here’s another proposal from the many entries of the Central Mosque of Prishtina International Competiton, by Portuguese practice OODA studio in collaboration with AND-re. This proposal illustrates the glowing strength of the Islamic religious architecture embraced in architecture and the instant significance to the current state of architectural philosophy in Kosovo. Project description from the architects, after the break…

Gjakova University Campus Entry

The proposal submitted by Dafina Muriqi, Shpat Pozhegu and Besmir Hasi is one of the total two submissions for the “Campus Design Competition of the University of Gjakova”. Although the competition was cancelled in absence of more than three participants, the proposal of these young architects deserves to be part of our website architectural proposals. More details about the project, after the break…

CMPR: Maden Group & Co

The organizer of the Central Mosque of Prishtina competition, the Islamic Community of the Republic of Kosovo, announced that 136 freelance and companies were registered for the competition, from which 81 submitted their projects on time. Out of those who submitted, surprisingly, only a quarter were local studios. Prishtina-based architecture practice Maden Group, in collaboration with Rron Tresi arch. and Marsida Musta arch., were among the few local practices and who`s design was praised by many as “fusion of modern Islamic and European architecture in the modern-day Europe.” Featured below is the studio`s exclusive proposal for the competition.

CMPR: Taller 301 & L+CC

Recently the Islamic Community of the Republic of Kosova announced the three winners of the Central Mosque of Prishtina International Competition, with no first prize winners announcing Sadarvuga and a Turkish practice as runner offs competitors, for the final design improvments in accordance with further suggestions from the Islamic Community.

However, other competitors shared their entry proposals with the public. Referring to bustler.net publication, see the brief proposal by Colombian practice Taller 301 and Dutch practice L+CC.