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Bekim Ramku

Dipl.Eng.Architect AA.MA Housing & Urbanism, Kosovo

Bekim Ramku

Dipl.Eng.Architect AA.MA Housing & Urbanism, Kosovo

Biography

Bekim Ramku is the founding director of the Kosovo Architecture Foundation and his practice OUD+Architects.  He holds a Diploma in Architectural Engineering from the University of Prishtina, an MA in Housing and Urbanism from the AA School of Architecture in London, and was a Researcher at the Department of Urban & Spatial Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  Ramku served as the commissioner of the Kosovo National Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2012 & 2014, and is the curator of the “Prishtina Public Archipelago” study & installation presented at the main architecture exhibition of the Venice Biennale in 2021. He is the chair of DoCoMoMo Kosovo chapter, SEE coordinator for the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, nominator for the Pritzker Architecture Prize, an expert with the Mies Van Der Rohe Award for European Architecture and the NACTO Global Designing Cities Initiative. For his contribution to the practice of architecture in 2020 he received the BigSEE Architecture Visionary Award.