Bekim Ramku is an Architect and Urban Designer based in Kosovo. He received his Architecture Engineering Diploma from Prishtina University and his Masters in Housing and Urbanism from the Architectural Association in London. He also recently served as a Research Fellow at MIT’s Department of Urban & Spatial Planning in Cambridge, USA.
Bekim Ramku is the head of the Kosovo Architecture Foundation & Festival, founding chair of the DoCoMoMo National Chapter in Kosovo, founding member of the Future Architecture Platform.
He serves as a consultant and expert for numerous European and Global agencies and initiatives. He also serves as an independent expert for the Mies Van der Rohe Awards, as an international expert for Bloomberg’s “Global Designing Cities Initiative”, and as an Architecture and Planning Consultant for the World Bank GSURR. Previously, he served as the Curatorial Advisor to Martino Stierli, the Philip Johnson Head Curator of Architecture and Design at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, and as the Commissioner to the Kosovo Pavilion at the Venice Biennale Architecture Exhibition in 2012 and 2014.
Source: Aga Khan Trust for Culture