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Urban Academy: Summer Architecture Workshop

Deadline for applications: 5 June 2022

Barutana creative quarter, Kamnik

In Kamnik, a concrete wall stands between the former gunpowder factory and the city centre, which for decades prevented access to the area and separated the city from the factory. After the collapse of the factory, the space behind the wall was abandoned for many years, but now it is becoming a new location for cultural and creative activities. At the workshop, we will tear down a part of the wall and arrange an open space experimentally. We will work with recycled concrete, which will be obtained from the masonry, and with other waste construction materials found on site (brick, stone, glass, metal). We will test different principles of re-use and ultimately create original urban equipment.


Location: Creative quarter Barutana – former gunpowder factory, Kamnik

Date: Monday, 25 July – Friday, 29 July 2022

Who we are looking for: students and graduates of architecture, urban planning, landscape architecture, industrial design and design

Sleep: Mekinje Monastery

Mentors: Maša Cvetko, Vesna Skubic, Sinan Mihelčič, Jan Šimnovec, Urban Kavka

Price: Free

No. of places at the workshop: 15

Closing party: there will be one

Application: online form

Application deadline: 5 June 2022


Questions? Write to info@prostoroz.org.

The project is part of the Platform Centre for Creativity partner network. The project is co-financed by the European Union from the European Fund for Regional Development and the Republic of Slovenia.

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