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EN/ LOCAL is an architecture and urbanism studio taking part into the adaptation of our lifestyle, our working and natural environment for a resilient future. LOCAL is currently working on innovative urban strategy questioning the place of Health in cities focusing on social empowerment. LOCAL is based in Bergen, Bruxelles and Paris, founded by Matthieu Boustany, Benoist Desfonds, Gilles Guyot, Elida Mosquera & Jerome Picard. They are a Norwegian Wildcard-NAL since January 2020. They want to imagine a future where we live together in meaningful communities and inspiring environment. With extensive experience working with leading international offices, Elida has a strong…

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Rosa Rogina

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EN/ Rosa Rogina is an architect, researcher and curator currently working as a Programme Director at London Festival of Architecture, leading on curation and delivery of the festival’s annual programme. Since 2017, she also runs a design studio at the University of East London. She has previously worked for some of the world’s leading architectural practices including MVRDV, Grimshaw Architects and Farshid Moussavi Architecture. Rosa has co-curated the Montenegrin Pavilion at the 2018 Venice Biennale and has been curator in residence at Vienna Design Week 2020. Rosa obtained her MA degree in architecture at the Royal College of Art. She…

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Carlos Lanuza

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EN/ Carlos Lanuza (Managua, 1985) holds a Ph.D. in Architecture, and two master’s degrees: the first one in Theory and Practice of Architectural Design by the Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura at the Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña (ETSAB – UPC), and the second one in Interior Design by the Barcelona School of Design and Engineering ELISAVA.  His final Ph.D. dissertation studies a period which covers the last fifteen years of Mies van der Rohe’s both life and career -1954 to 1969-, and the operations that made him capable of responding to different developments and places in an effective way through…

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Materia Prima

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EN/ Materia Prima is a critical research project conceived by Erika Loana and Gabriela Sisniega, Mexican architects who have worked together since 2011.  Materia Prima started from the relationship between the intensive extraction of subsoil matter and the collateral destruction of the territory resulting in what we call architecture. In other words, we look at the landscape transformations that architecture brings about, or what we call “architecture extractivism”.  By visualizing the impact of the extractive industry, its geographic location, and the radical transformations caused by its gigantic mechanical procedures, it also seeks to understand the impact of architecture on the…

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Alexander Auris

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EN/ Alex Auris (he/him) is a Peruvian architect and researcher based in Brussels since 2018. In 2015 he received his bachelor’s degree at Catholic University of Peru (PUCP), and he completed his master’s degree in architecture at KU Leuven, Belgium in 2020. His academic background is complemented by practical experiences in Denmark, Japan, and Cambodia. His research objectives have an intersectional approach, while his interests are the relations between social movements, performance, and space. He has developed restoration and museography projects in Lima and he currently works as an independent architect in Brussels. His work deals with the preexistence and…

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Diogo Pereira Henriques

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EN/ Diogo Pereira Henriques is a Portuguese architect and researcher, living between Europe and Asia, and working on urban futures, international networks and participation. He studied and worked for internationally recognised universities and award-winning practices in the fields of urbanism, architecture, art, design, software, research, and higher education in Europe (Barcelona, Bristol, Eindhoven, Lisbon, Newcastle, and Rome) and Asia (Macau-Hong Kong), through multiple languages (English, Portuguese, French, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Cantonese, and Japanese) within international environments and multicultural and diverse teams. He presented and exhibited his research and practice in Italy, Spain, Portugal, UK, Ireland, Sweden, Denmark, Czech Republic, Netherlands, Belgium,…

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Call for volunteers / Thirrje për vullnetar

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AL/ Fondacioni Kosovar i Arkitekturës fton studentët dhe gjithë ata të interesuar në arkitekturës nga Kosova dhe jashtë saj për të kontribuar në organizimin e Festivalit të Arkitekturës në Kosovë që këtë vit do mbahet nga 13 Shtatori deri me 03 Tetor 2021. Gjithë të interesuarit duhet dërguar një email të shkurtër me kontaktet e tyre në events.kaf@gmail.com deri me daten 3 Shtator.  EN/  Kosovo Architecture Foundation calls all students and interested in architecture  from Kosovo and beyond to contribute in organizing the Kosovo Architecture Festival, which will be held from the 13th of September till the 3rd of October…

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