News & Activities

October 17, 2018

PROMOTION OF THE „MODERN FOR KIDS“ WORKBOOK

Why are architecture and urbanism taught so late, mostly in higher education, somewhat less in secondary? Why are children not sensitized early about this important aspect of human life, and are also left out of the planning process? Are they not using the spaces, buildings, cities? Do they not know […]
October 17, 2018

IT IS THE DUTY OF PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS TO OPEN THEIR COURTYARDS FOR THEIR CITIZENS

Freedom Square welcomes the initiative between the City of Skopje and the Faculty of Architecture to open the faculty park for the citizens of Skopje. We hope that it will not be the only one, because only in Debar Maalo there are several public institutions with exceptionally green courtyards (practically […]
October 17, 2018

SK2014 ON THE FRONT PAGE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES!

18.10.2016 SK2014 entertained and amused readers of European newspapers while it was still being built, but this time the biggest “recognition” came from the most widely read newspaper in the world – The New York Times. On the front page of October 14th, 2016, our Skopje is described as the […]
October 17, 2018

WHAT TO DO WITH SK2014?

13.10.2016 If the “Skopje 2014” remains as it is, and what is planned and unplanned is build, what will life and functioning look like in Skopje? Why is the downfall of “Skopje 2014” (not) acceptable among architects? How to protect, restore or compensate the destroyed/damaged architectural heritage? What about the […]
October 17, 2018

INVESTORS DEMOLISH THEIR OWN ILLEGAL BUILDING

After the Municipality of Centar hired a demolition contractor and announced that it will demolish the two unfit two floors of the building near the Macedonia Square, the Pancevski family hastened to outmaneuver the authorities and start demolishing themselves. Although the decision of the municipality is appealed and withdrawn by […]
October 17, 2018

JUGOHROM IS FINALLY SHUT DOWN

One of the biggest polluters, as well as employers in Macedonia – Jugohrom’s plant, is closed since yesterday due to the company’s failure to provide pollution prevention filters. The move comes as a result of long-standing requests by green organizations to address the pollution problem in Tetovo. Slavko Stojcevski, technical […]
October 17, 2018

VANGEL BOZHINOVSKI RECIEVES THE PRESIGEOUS “13TH NOVEMBER” AWARD

One of the main authors of the Sкопје 2014 project, the architect of several buildings, as well as a member of the election commissions for the buildings and works of other authors, will be awarded with the prestigious award of the City of Skopje for his contribution to the architecture. […]
October 17, 2018

DUP READING MANUAL

This manual will guide you to the strange world of urban plans. From regional spatial plans to general and detailed urban plans, this document teaches you how to interpret the codes, lines and colors used by urban planners. In it you will find examples of plans, textual and visual descriptions […]