Kosovo Architecture Festival 2020
Date: 15th September 2020 to 15th October 2020

“In its 8th edition, the Kosovo Architecture Festival will be addressing the issue of Publicness in our cities with a focus on Prishtina. The invited Future Architecture emerging creatives will be presenting to the local & global audience tools, methodologies and strategies of analyzing and reinterpreting publicness. KAF announced the Kosovo Architecture Festival 2020 program with more than 35 public lectures featuring 8 Future Architecture creatives and keynotes from Carlo Ratti the head of the Senseable City Lab at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Nadar Tehrani the Dean of the Architecture School at Cooper Union, Malkit Shoshan of Harvard GSD &…

Guidelines for submitting the 2019/2020 Homework
Chapters News

Dear Docomomo Chapters, Due to the exceptional circumstances of COVID-19, we are extending the deadline of June 1st to August 15th, 2020. A plan for new documentation homework has been approved in the last Council Meeting, August 30th, 2018 (Ljubljana, Slovenia), proposed by the ISC/Registers. With the aim of moving forward to the documentation of conservation good practices, Docomomo Working Parties (WP) have to submit: Working Parties that already have submitted 30 Documentation Fiches and uploaded 50 sites to MOMOVE: (a) 1 fiche for 2019 and 1 fiche for 2020, on an example of Good Conservation Practice. Download the template here: link, and here: link. (b) A bibliography with 5-10 publications (books or articles) on Modern Movement…

Kosovo Architecture Festival
From 1st July to 1st October 2019, Kosovo Architecture Foundation, Kosovo.

“Kosovo Architecture Festival (KAF) is organized by the Kosovo Architecture Foundation in partnership with the Future Architecture Platform. KAF is an annual event and its main objective is to present to the local architecture community and the general public the contemporary global theories and methodologies in the field of architecture and urban planning. Kosovo Architecture Festival is the largest event of its kind in Kosovo with more than 40 individual activities in numerous cities in the country. This year the events will be held from the 1st of July till the 1st of October.” Kosovo Architecture Foundation is an institutional member…

Preservation Good News: Former Germia Shopping Center
Former Germia Shopping Center, Prishtina, Kosovo, 1973

After an active campaign held by Docomomo Kosovo, in order to prevent the demolition of the former Germia Shopping Center, docomomo international is glad to announce that on October 10th 2018, the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports of Kosovo published the new list of Protected Cultural Heritage assets which included the Germia building. The Germia building was originally built to serve as a shopping center but since then it has served as the former Ministry of Public Services, the Ministry of Public Administration, and is currently home to the Tax Administration of Kosovo and the Ministry of Infrastructure. During…

Documenting Modern Kosovo
August - October 2017, Prishtina, Gjakova, Peja, Mitrovica, Ferizaj and Prizren, Kosovo

“Docomomo Kosovo national working party will be organizing a documentation workshop in major Kosovo cities during the months of August, September and October 2017.  The “Documenting Modern Kosovo” workshop, which will be organized in the cities of Prishtina, Gjakova, Peja, Mitrovica, Ferizaj and Prizren, aims to document a set of buildings belonging to the Modern Movement in Kosovo. The documentation workshop, which will use the Docomomo documentation fiche´s will serve as a base for the inventory of Modernism in Kosovo as well for the Docomomo MoMove Virtual Exhibition. All interested should send a short email to media@prishtinaarchitectureweek.com by August the…

Kosovo Architecture Festival
3rd July - 3rd October 2017, Prishtina, Gjakova, Peja, Prizren, Mitrovica and Ferizaj, Kosovo

“Kosovo Architecture Festival is organized by the Kosovo Architecture Foundation in partnership with the Future Architecture Platform. KAF is an annual event and its main objective is to present to the local architecture community and the general public the contemporary global theories and methodologies in the field of architecture and urban planning. Kosovo Architecture Festival is the largest event of its kind in Kosovo with more than 40 individual activities in numerous cities in the country. This year the event will be held from the 3rd of July till the 3rd of October in Prishtina, Gjakova, Peja, Prizren, Mitrovica and Ferizaj.”…