Famous Kosovar architect, Gëzim Paçarizi, shall be the Curator of the Pavilion of the Republic of Kosovo in the Exhibition of Architecture in the Biennale of Venice. Mr. Paçarizi is nominated by the Secretary General of the Ministry of Youth and Sports in Kosovo, Veton Firzi, in accordance with the previous decision of Minister Memli Krasniqi on the participation of Kosovo in the Biennale of Venice in the Exhibition of Architecture, and after the proposals made by the Advisory Board, nominated through the decision of the Minister. The Advisory Board consists of: Ilir Gjinolli, Ilir Murseli, Gjejlane Hoxha, Florina Jerliu and Përparim Rama.
Welcome to URBAN Wellness! by architects Estudio Lunar has been selected as the only runner up for the Europan 12 Kosovo. The jury of Europan decided to not choose any winner and only one runner-up to work for the future of Gjilan.
Ron Arad, one of the most influential designers of our time, has been appointed special adviser of Kosova’s Pavilion for the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale. The decision for his selection was made by the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports, Memli Krasniqi.
The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports of Kosova has announced that Kosova once again will be part of the Venice Architecture Biennale. Responding to this year’s director Rem Koolhaas’ theme, titled “Fundamentals”, Minister Krasniqi has appointed an Advisory Board, which will propose 3 to 5 potential candidates for curating this edition’s Pavilion of Kosova.
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.