After the burning of Union Hotel, the owning company of the building started with the renovation of it. €3.2 millions will be invested to renovate the destroyed building, which received the blessing of the municipal authorities in order to preserve its old architectural style. According to the owner Tafaj 3ha, it’s planned to open a “Benetton” store, ateliers and a modern bar-restaurant.
After the break, the Arassociati Architects description and project visualization.
Dear readers, we are back again with new photos of the current constructions going on in Prishtina. Yes October, time of falling leaves is here with some new buildings and some already finished buildings. Images after the break.
A few weeks ago we received the latest issue of A10 Magazine (#29 sep/oct). Featuring this time an update of Architecture in Kosova. Which includes a very good set of projects done by Kosovan Architects, and also it includes an article about architecture in Kosova written by Lulzim Kabashi, partner at Ivanisin & Kabashi Architects.
The 25.400 square meter Euro Center Complex is a project design by Shehu Architects, located adjacent to the old part of the city of Prizren. The complex aims to create different infrastructures as car parking, shopping center, administrative offices and residential apartments.
Hello everyone. Finally we are back since our last post on April about construction updates in Prishtina. Most of the projects we’ve featured earlier before, now are at the completion of rough-in phase. Images after the break.
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.
UPDATE: Added 3 more images
Last Saturday June 13th, the completion of the new city library named on the behalf of the first president of Kosova “Ibrahim Rugova”, was inaugurated on the presence of the Fatmir Sejdiu – President of Kosova, Valton Beqiri – Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport, and on the presence of Pal Lekaj – Mayor of Gjakova.
The stadium that is used as a multi-functional sport field is located in the center of the city. In the fifties some small tribune were build along the field with a capacity of 5.000 seats. Then was rebuilt in the 80’s by expanding on its sides and the upper West grandstands were added covered with a huge steel roof, creating a space for 38,500 fans.