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Francisco Adão da Fonseca, Skrei

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EN/ Skrei began its practice in 2009 with an inquiry into the qualities of Portuguese raw materials. By experimenting with mortars and construction tools, Skrei was able to develop specific materials and started administrating its own works. It has become a workshop of architects of experimental constructions where construction techniques and craftsmanship have combined with sophisticated engineering for refined clients. Skrei’s architectural practice is based on a close relationship between design, construction, and cultural production. It’s an approach that shows how materials can incorporate knowledge and how this knowledge can be instrumental in defining the praxis of architecture. Skrei was…

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Hapësira Zero Space

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AL/ Pavijoni i Shqipërisë në Bienalen e 16-të Arkitekturës në Venecia quhet “Hapësira Zero Space” dhe i është dedikuar studimit të katit përdhes të qytetit të Tiranës, si hiperbolë e një fenomeni të shpërndarë të në të gjithë Shqipërinë. Sot, në Tiranë jetohet në një hapësirë urbane, ku është e mundur të gjesh pothuaj çdo shërbim privat dhe publik dhe të jetosh çdo eksperiencë të mundshme brenda perimetrit të qytetit dhe në shtrirje të njëjtë për nga densiteti i dyqaneve dhe shërbimeve përgjatë gjithë sipërfaqes së tij. Në qytet, çdo lagje mban gjallë “nivelin zero” duke i shtuar komoditetit të…

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David Basulto, ArchDaily CEO

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EN/ Architect David Basulto graduated from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile in 2006. He is Founder & CEO of ArchDaily, “the world’s most visited architecture website;” published globally in English, Spanish, Portuguese and Chinese. ArchDaily’s mission is “to improve the quality of life of the 3 billion people who live in cities in the next 40 years, by providing inspiration, knowledge, and tools to the architects who fill face this challenge.” He has served on juries for several awards, and design competitions in Latin America, North America, Europe, and Asia.  He is a member of the Mies Crown Hall America…

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Nils Fischer

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EN/ Nils-Peter Fischer, Dipl.-Ing. Associate Director, Zaha Hadid Architects Nils joined Zaha Hadid Architects in 2004 and has developed a large design portfolio spanning Europe, the Middle East and Asia, with a focus on cultural facilities such as Performing Arts Facilities and Museums as well as projects involving novelty design, engineering and construction solutions. In recent years, he has been working on complex high-rise structures. Nils co-leads Cluster 1, a business unit within Zaha Hadid Architects focusing on large cultural, infrastructure and transportation projects. Nils has an academic background in experimental computational geometry. He studied in Germany and Italy and…

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Elisa Brusegan & Massimo Triches, Babau Bureau

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EN/ Elisa Brusegan & Massimo Triches Babau Bureau Babau Bureau is a project bureau strongly connected with academic research, based in Venice and led by architects and PhD in Architectural Composition at University Iuav of Venice. Babau Bureau focus on an holistic approach, refuses the idea of unique style and believe in the necessity of theories based on different contexts and degrees of human dimensions. Among others, the main research issue concern the relation and the limit of private / public spaces, the possibility of a new contextualism for the contemporary city. All works affects different scales as custom furniture…

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Charlotte Malterre-Barthes

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AL/ Charlotte Malterre-Barthes është  arkitekte, urbaniste dhe dijetare bashkëkohor. Studioi në Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Marseille, në TU Vienna, dhe ETH Zurich. Pas praktikës në Coop Himmelb (l) au, në vitin 2003 mori diplomën magna cum laude nga  Women Social Centre në Baghdad, duke trajtuar përfshirjet Sociale dhe Politike në Arkitekturë. Charlotte bashkëpunoi me disa zyra (si, Balkrishna Doshi në Sangath, Rudy Ricciotti, OOS) dhe në vitin 2009 financoi praktikën e dizajnit urban OMNIBUS me Noboru Kawagishi. Drejtoresh e Programit të Masterit të Studimeve të Avancuara në Dizajnin Urban me Marc Angélil që nga viti 2014, ka një doktoraturë…

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Valentin Kunik & Guillaume de Morsier


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AL/ Valentin Kunik & Guillaume de Morsier
 Office Zyra e Valentin Kunik & Guillaume de Morsier është themeluar në Lausanne, Zvicër në vitin 2010 nga Valentin dhe Guillaume. Interesi i tyre i përbashkët për një arkitekturë kritike dhe të përkushtuar I solli dy arkitektët së bahsku. Ata punojnë me territore si dhe në me instalime. Aktualisht projektet e tyre kanë të bëjnë me të ardhmen e jetesës dhe të punës, hapësirave të reja prodhuese dhe projektimit të infrastrukturës multifunksionale të peizazhit. Ata po zhvillojnë një arkitekturë që lidh njerëzit së bashku, si dhe me elemente fizike dhe organizma të gjalla….

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Liam Young

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EN/ Liam Young Tomorrow Thoughts Today Sci-Arc Fiction & Entertainment Liam Young is a speculative architect who operates in the spaces between design, fiction and futures. He is cofounder of Tomorrows Thoughts Today, an urban futures think tank, exploring the local and global implications of new technologies and Unknown Fields, a nomadic research studio that travels on expeditions to chronicle these emerging conditions as they occur on the ground. He has been acclaimed in both mainstream and architectural media, including the BBC, NBC, Wired, Guardian, Time, and Dazed and Confused, is a BAFTA nominated producer and his work has been…

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Antoine Wilmering

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EN/ Antoine (Ton) Wilmering Keeping it Modern, Getty Foundation Antoine Wilmering is a senior program officer at the Getty Foundation and oversees grant initiatives related to the conservation of cultural heritage around the world. He manages Keeping It Modern, an international grant initiative that continues the Getty Foundation’s deep commitment to architectural conservation with a focus on significant buildings of the twentieth century. Wilmering was trained as a conservator of wooden objects in the Netherlands and in the UK, and prior to joining the Getty in 2004, he taught conservation at the Graduate Institute of Conservation of Cultural Relics at…

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Ivan Kucina

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EN/ Ivan Kucinais a professor at Dessau International School of Architecture, Anhalt University of Applied Sciences. He worked at the Faculty of Architecture, University of Belgrade from 1996 to 2014.. He was a guest professor at the Parsons New School for Design, New York, Polis University, Tirana, KTH Stockholm, GUTech, Muscat, Oman. His academic research focuses on sustainable architecture and urban development concepts based on informal building strategies and collaborative practices. He is a practicing architect and used to run an interdisciplinary architectural and design practice in Belgrade with projects that range from urban design and buildings to exhibition design and…

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