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Art Construction Complex - Naim Matoshi - Kosova
  • Art Construction Complex - Naim Matoshi - Kosova
  • Art Construction Complex - Naim Matoshi - Kosova
  • Art Construction Complex - Naim Matoshi - Kosova
Art Construction Complex - Naim Matoshi - Kosova

Naim Matoshi - Kosova

Naim Matoshi (1976 -) is an architect from Prishtina, the capital city of Kosova, the newest country in Europe. He studied architecture at “University of Prishtina” and graduated in 2007, and together with other partners he designed important projects such as: “Customs terminal” in Kamenica, Sport hall in Kamenica, “Fortesa” office and showroom building, Faculty of education in Prishtina, urban planning of “ Marigona residence” etc. He also took place in many competitions where he got the first place at urban planning of Ulpiana architecture, first place at Dodona urban planning , the design of “Opera” in Prishtina -2nd place etc. In early 2009 he founded the architectural studio “Arcadis”. Since then he has designed many projects focusing on luxury villas, residential buildings, shopping malls, office buildings , interiors etc. Always tempting to design a more modern and different architecture in Kosovo. Lately he designed many commercial- residential complexes , he also expanded in the field of urban planning where he designed “Panorama Residence” in Ferizaj-Kosovo . An important project is his own villa where he got the S.ARCH 2016 award.

Project Description

The Art Construction Complex is located in Mati 1 quarter, a new urban development in Prishtina. The complex is composed of 2 buildings. One of them is detached. The second building consists of three sections A, B and C. Section B is completed, while Section A and C are yet under construction.

The buildings are designed to accommodate both the residential function and the commercial function on the ground floor. The parking area is designed in the underground floors of the buildings, and a part of them in the open area. The parking area contains 193 parking spots.

A structurally simple and systematic reinforced concrete designed building structure houses all apartments. Amongst the main project objectives there is the will to offer different residence layouts, which vary from simple apartments, to dwellings with a garden and penthouses. Typology of these apartments varies, from four -bedroom apartments to one-bedroom apartment. All the 143 apartments are oriented to east, south or west.

Since the primary purpose of the complex is residential a special importance is paid to heat the buildings which is achieved with the use of bricks. The brick itself offers the future users a warm feeling of home. The dominance of greenery also has a special role in the complex.

The first building is appreciated and honored the "Residential Project of the Year", in construction and real estate fair, organized by Relax, in March 2012, in Prishtina.

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