Young architects in Biennale reportage

Insipired by this years biennale`s theme, Common Ground, KOSOVA IN BIENNALE – YOUNG ARCHITECTS held a competition where 16 young architects were chosen to be part of a workshop held in Venice based on the essays they wrote on this topic. This full paid workshop took place between November 16th and November 22nd in both Arsenale and Giardini of La Biennale di Venezia. Coordinated by the Architects Association of Kosova, Ideal Vejsa of MadenGroup and Leart Mullaademi of ONUP, this workshop was followed with lectures from Ayhan Baymak, architect and professor at University of Prishtina, and Sezgin Boynik, sociolog and art ctitic in Finland.

The Filigree Maker: the Kosovan Pavilion at the 2012 Venice Biennale

Kosovan architecture made its debut at the 13th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia. This landlocked, new European country is now among 55 nations that have presence in the largest and most prestigious architectural event in the world. The country’s pavilion design, The Filigree Maker, of the curator Përparim Rama was chosen by the Kosovo`s Ministry of Culture as an opportunity to promote the heritage and potential of the Republic of Kosovo in architecture.

Furniture trade fair “Natyra 2012”

Seventh Edition of International Furniture trade fair Pristine, June 14 – 18, 2012.

AWPK for the seventh time brings in Kosovo the specialized fair of wood processors ,offering contacting ,presenting and business opportunities for home and foreign companies, mainly from Kosovo ,Macedonia, Germany, Albania, Italy etc.  This fair present ideas and realizations of modern and classic furniture for:

the Night Before 2012 with Architects

Come and celebrate the Night Before New Year's Eve with Young Architects from Kosova. We will be meeting at the Modelarium of the Faculty of Architecture in Prishtina, on Friday night starting from 08:59 pm. RSVP at the Facebook event page...

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TV show on informal building

A public campaign designed by Archis Interventions/Prishtina will accompany the process of legalization. Public presentations and a media campaign will broach the issues regarding the most important principles (security, infrastructural connections, social aspects) by raising public awareness. The concept has been developed by Archis Interventions (Visar Geci, Florina Jerliu and Kai Vöckler).

SKYPE LECTURE Prishtina Connection

SKYPE LECTURE Prishtina Connection by bad architects group, live from the aut. architektur und tirol in Innsbruck, Austria and from Ogilvy Kosova in Prishtina, Kosova. Starting from 19.00h, 25th of March 2010. Limited engagement, RSVP to welcome@bad-architects.gp until 12.00h, March 25th.  Download Invitation here...

SKYPE LECTURE Prishtina Co...

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DEBATE Unbuilt Prishtina

On Thursday the 25th of February, the NAi and Archis Interventions, organize a debate in Prishtina, between Dutch and Kosovan experts. The subject of the debate is civilian participation in the planning of urban public space and new planning tools. Confirmed Dutch Participant are Mr....

On Thursday the 25th of Fe...

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ONUP is now on Twitter

We added yet annother communiations gateway to our web blog and we are now finally active on Twitter. Our Facebook group is still growing in numbers and we are present also on Flickr, but now we are also giving micro-blogging a go as a more...

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Union Hotel in Prishtina on fire [UPDATED]

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One of the last remaining and distinct architectural symbols of Prishtina, Hotel Union, was absorbed in fire this morning at approximately 2:00 am, causing considerable damages. All the efforts made by the Prishtina Fire Brigade to save the building which had its age working against it, were still impossible to localize the fire.

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Annual Meeting of KAA

Kosova Association of Architects is organizing the Annual Meeting on date February 28 2009. Meeting will be held in Grand Hotel Prishtina, Prishtina starting from 09:30 in the large meeting room, 1st floor. The proposed Three year Development Programe 2009-2011 of the Association will be presented. ...

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