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Mapping Prishtina’s nightscape – Workshop

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The workshop consists of theoretical and practical knowledge exploring the City of Prishtina (20/80), with a focus on both aesthetic and spatial topics. Each day is divided into two parts: preparing for shooting, with spatial observations, location scouting, shooting tips and photo review. While the second part is the photo shooting itself; which will improve photographic and aesthetic skills, and it will help you formulate an analysis of the built environment. We will explore Prishtina as a playground of viewpoints, taking pictures around artificial lit places. From the center to the overlook site to the City.  We will deal with topics…

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Reframing the Public Realm: Lessons from NYC – Workshop

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“The public realm encompasses more than the streets and sidewalks of the city. It entails the complete social and public experience of moving through a city, from the inside of a cafe to the pathways of a park or waterfront, and the shifting vantage points that knit streets, sidewalks, shops, facades, and buildings into the whole urban experience.” “From the pedestrian’s perspective, the scale at which we can best judge the success of urban design, fine grained elements of buildings, streets, sidewalks, plantings, seating, lighting and other details help create an intimate human experience and contribute to the character and…

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INTERSECTIONAL PUBLIC SPACE – WORKSHOP

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1-5 July 2019 Prishtina offers a wide range of public space: The pedestrian friendly area in the city center bordered with shops and cafés; the neighborhoods of the Yugoslavian era with their landscaped surrounding including sport facilities and playgrounds. However, the newer settlements at the edge of town offer a different image. The open spaces of this  “Parallel City” are often subordinated to motorized traffic, oblivious to site specificities or inhabitants needs and relying on mono-functionality. The build environment defines who we are and we, as architects, carry a responsibility in promoting social equity. We will investigate through an intersectional…

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