SEE HOW IT WAS// SHARE Kosovo 2024

The 3rd edition of the International Architecture and Technology Innovation Forum, SHARE Kosovo 2024, took place on 1st of  March 2024, focusing on “Good Living & Working Architecture”, and “BUILDINGS Architecture – Facades/Floors/ Insulation”. More than 250 participants attended the event.



The SHARE Kosovo 2024 Forum was organised by SHARE Architects, the largest network dedicated to architecture and construction professionals in Central and South Eastern Europe, together with  the Architects’ Association of Kosovo, with the support of Everest (National Partner), KNAUF Kosovo, Hyllus Architects, URBAN Plus, FRONT, memolighting, ALBED, DINO COMPANY, KARE, VAM Group (Sponsors) and Istituto Italiano di Cultura a Tirana (Cultural Partner).


Official Opening

SHARE Kosovo 2024’s official opening started with a warm welcoming message offered by our event organizers and distinguished guests.


  • Florin Mindirigiu, Founder SHARE Architects, Romania
  • Masar Dushi, President Architects’ Association in Kosovo, Chairman SHARE Kosovo
  • Arta Basha Jakupi, Vice Rector University of Prishtina
  • Armand Vokshi, Chairman SHARE Albania
  • Martin Panovski, Chairman SHARE North Macedonia
  • Violeta Nushi, Dean of the Faculty of Architecture, University of Prishtina “Hasan Prishtina”
  • Alessandro Ruggera, Director of Istituto Italiano di Cultura a Tirana



Opera OMNIA Award Ceremony

Kadrush Grezda’s dedication to architecture was awarded with the SHARE OPERA OMNIA AWARD in honor of his lifelong contribution to the field of architecture and urban planning, continuous and persistent architectural research, and for his outstanding achievements in the transformation and evolution of architecture in Kosovo.

The award was handed out by Arch. Masar Dushi, President Architects’ Association in Kosovo and Florin Mindirigiu, Founder of SHARE Architects.




Debate: “Sustainability as a public and private destination”

The event includes an engaging debate on the topic of ”Sustainability as a public and private destination”. The debate was moderated by Bledion Baraliu, Co-Founder archiEDU, Kosovo.

The guests of the debate were:     

  • Teuta Jashari Kajtazi, Associate Professor Faculty of Architecture, University of Prishtina “Hasan Prishtina”
  • Ilir Gjinolli, Director URBAN Plus
  • Blerim Bajraktaraj, Architect Vizioni-B, SH.P.K



Bledion Baraliu, Vice President Architects Association of Kosovo and Co-founder of archiEDU and Ani Tola (Panariti) Deputy Dean Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism, Polytechnic University of Tirana, Co-founder ASArchitects Studio, Albania,  were nominated as Ambassadors of SHARE Albania and SHARE Kosovo by Florin Mindirigiu, Founder SHARE Architects.




Plenary Session #1

Great Speaker Presentations

STEFANO PUJATTI, Founder ElasticoFarm, Italy

| “Elastic thinking ”

Case studies: Le Batiment Descendant l’Escalier; House of Cards; Flowing Water House

Stefano Pujatti’s presentation encompassed a series of visionary projects that underscore his firm’s dedication to architectural ingenuity and urban rejuvenation. “Le Batiment Descendant l’Escalier” boldly defies urban mediocrity, emerging as a beacon of architectural excellence that redefines its surroundings and ignites a new era of dynamic centrality. In “Flowing Water House,” Pujatti seamlessly integrates residential living with artistic expression, creating a space where art permeates everyday life and serves as a vibrant community hub for creative interaction. Meanwhile, “Houses of Cards” exemplifies Pujatti’s meticulous approach to design and material experimentation, showcasing innovative structural solutions that challenge norms and set new standards for architectural innovation. Together, these projects epitomize Pujatti’s commitment to pushing boundaries and reshaping the built environment with visionary design.



Technical presentations in the first session

Standing ovations for our partners and supporters have innovative technical presentations, arousing the interest and curiosity of the public.





Plenary Session #2

Great Speaker Presentations


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Case studies:





PAKO RADOVANOVIC, CEO Rado Engineering, North Macedonia

| “living in a house” 

Case studies: Manas house, Alma house, Karmen house, Nacka house

Pako Radovanovic’s presentation delved into the intriguing concept of designing “4 houses, 4 different clients, 4 different approaches.” By juxtaposing two residences in the outskirts of the city with two in densely populated urban centers, Radovanovic showcased the dynamic interplay between architectural context and client needs. Despite the diverse settings and client requirements, Radovanovic demonstrated the ability to navigate these complexities while staying true to his own design ethos. This balancing act, of juggling various constraints while maintaining a distinct architectural vision, underscores Radovanovic’s versatility and ingenuity as an architect.




ILIR LLONCARI, Founder ARTEC studio, Kosovo

| “Keep it real!” 

Case studies: Telegrafi offices, Pristine, Buzuku, BM house

Ilir Lloncari’s presentation delved into two core principles: “Authenticity in Design” and “User-Centric Design.” In exploring “Authenticity,” Lloncari emphasized the integrity of materials and structures, stressing their role in enhancing both aesthetics and functionality. Meanwhile, he highlighted the significance of “User-Centric Design,” advocating for spaces tailored to users’ needs and preferences through incorporating their feedback and insights into the design process. Lloncari’s lecture underscored the importance of maintaining fundamental design principles while embracing innovation and sustainability in architecture.




GIUSSEPPE FARRIS, Founder Studio Farris Architect, Belgium

| “lokal” 

Case studies: Antwerp zoo; Lokalse

The presentation of Giuseppe Farris centered on projects dedicated to revitalizing former urban landmarks that have lost their former prominence. Through meticulous enhancements and strategic expansion, the aim is to reinvigorate these sites, transforming them into vibrant and culturally significant spaces that breathe new life into their surroundings. Farris’s approach highlights the importance of preserving historical significance while embracing contemporary needs, ultimately fostering a sense of community and rejuvenation within these urban landscapes.




NATALIYA KUZNETSOVA, Senior Associate Architect UNStudio, Netherlands

| “Ceramics” 

Case studies: Wasl Tower, TBC Forum,

Nataliya Kuznetsova’s presentation unveils the versatile applications of ceramic tiles, showcasing their unique ability to adapt to local temperatures through shading and cooling techniques, particularly advantageous in hot desert climates. Highlighting the aesthetic appeal and practical benefits of ceramic tiles compared to alternative materials, the presentation underscores their significance in architectural design. By harnessing the inherent properties of ceramic tiles, Kuznetsova demonstrates their capacity to not only enhance the visual appeal of buildings but also improve their thermal comfort and sustainability, making them an indispensable element in desert architecture.




Technical presentations in the first session

Standing ovations for our partners and supporters have innovative technical presentations, arousing the interest and curiosity of the public.

MIFTAR VESELI, Managing Director Albed Furniture | ”TDesign, Collaboration, and Sustainability: Transforming Spaces with Europe’s Architectural Marvels” 




Plenary Session #3

Great Speaker Presentations

LULZIM NUZA, Founder LSN, Kosovo

| “Facade Dynamics: Explaining Architectural Facades – Designing with Purpose and Function”

Case studies: Otrant REEF Resort; Prishtina Business Center; FLW Apartments

In his presentation, Lulzim Nuza delves into a comprehensive exploration of architectural solutions by dissecting three distinct projects: a larger-scale development, a commercial building tailored for daily work activities, and a residential structure. Through this diverse selection, Nuza offers insight into his team’s unique perspectives and innovative approaches to architectural challenges. By scrutinizing each project in detail, Nuza provides a compelling narrative that showcases his team’s versatility and expertise in crafting solutions that are both functional and aesthetically pleasing, thus contributing to the enrichment of urban landscapes and the improvement of inhabitants’ quality of life.





| “Cross-Disciplinary Synergies in Architecture: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Innovative Design Interventions in Montenegro”

Case studies: Residential Complex Zain Park; Villa Mandragora; Betula Design Centre

Sonja’s presentation initiates a thought-provoking dialogue on the efficacy of architectural designs in engaging with their surrounding environments, while also delving into the process of design adaptation and the enduring impact of time on architectural materialization. Through critical inquiries into the resilience and universality of architectural endeavors, Sonja raises pivotal questions regarding the vulnerability of our built environment and the creation of universal values. Furthermore, the lecture shines a spotlight on innovative design techniques that facilitate buildings’ adaptability over time, dynamically responding to evolving environmental and social contexts. By illuminating these paths, Sonja’s presentation contributes to the discourse on architecture’s role in achieving a harmonious balance between innovation, functionality, and environmental stewardship, thereby fostering the creation of architecture that is both responsive and responsible.




ARBER SHALA, Founder Arber Shala ARCHITECTS, Kosovo

| “How we shape Space! From Inspiration and Influence to final shape and materials

Case studies: Linda Premium Residence – The Terraces; Lakeside Hotel SPA & Conference; AZTECH HQ & Logisti

Arber Shala’s presentation unveils a collection of innovative projects aimed at redefining the urban and architectural landscape with distinctive identities. By prioritizing quality of life and sustainability, while seamlessly integrating structures into their surroundings, Shala’s work embodies a holistic approach to architectural development. Through a design philosophy characterized by clean geometric shapes and a predominantly white color palette, these projects establish unity between built environments and their contexts. This cohesive design ethos extends to material selection, emphasizing durability and longevity to ensure lasting impact.




DAVIDE MACULLO, Founder Davide Macullo Architects Studio, Switzerland

| “Drawing from Context”

Case studies: Urban developments in Albania, The Rossa Project, a territorial project in the Val Calanca, Switzerland

The presentation of Davide Macullo offers a diverse array of projects spanning various scales, typologies, climates, and cultures. Despite this diversity, a fundamental approach unites them all: a commitment to placing man at the center of his world. Central to Macullo’s philosophy is the idea of creating spaces where people feel at ease, regardless of scale or typology. By prioritizing the psychology of man and ensuring a sense of care in the design process, Macullo highlights the integral role architecture plays in enhancing human experience and well-being, fostering a deep connection between individuals and their built environment.




MAURIZIO MEOSSI, Associate Director ZAHA HADID Architects, UK

| “NASC Singapore. A Beautiful Simplicity”

Case studies: New Science Center at Jurong Garden, Singapore

Maurizio Meossi’s presentation introduces the New Science Centre’s design, which intricately incorporates logical inter-relationships fundamental to science teaching. Comprising five interconnected rectilinear volumes, the centre houses exhibition galleries, labs, and amenities while preserving lakeside woodlands. Aligned with the Singapore Green Plan 2030, sustainable design principles minimize carbon emissions and achieve BCA Green Mark Platinum Super Low Energy certification. Natural ventilation, daylight optimization, and renewable energy sources reduce energy usage, while water management systems conserve resources and restore ecosystems, reflecting a holistic approach to sustainability in architecture.



We want to thank and to give a special round of applause to the amazing moderators of the SHARE Kosovo 2024 Forum, Adelina Tahiri-Nela, Teaching Assistant Faculty of Architecture – AAB, Dasar Pula-Hamza, Teaching Assistant Faculty of Architecture – UP, and Blerta Vula Rizvanolli, Senior Lecturer Faculty of Architecture – UBT,  Founder BVR Atelier!


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