Envisioning the future of Prishtina An image shaped by the spatial experience DORINA PAPA
Author: Dorina Papa
Affiliation: Polis University
Prishtina, the youngest capital city in Europe, since the early communist era has been formed through a piecemeal process of juxtaposition of new units and large scale architecture landmarks (Jashari-Kajtazi, Jakupi 2017) almost spatially autonomous from each other, but having a strong character of space formation.
The first fragment of this complex image is a remained part of the old picturesque ottoman city, which survived the destruction policies of Milosevich under the Yugoslavian regime during the 50th, not without losing important monuments such as the main Mosque, the catholic church and the Synagogue, the old ottoman bazaar and a large number of houses (IKS, ESI, 2006).
Between the 60s and the 70s the city was developed in by separate neighborhoods
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