e_Hoxha

e_Hoxha

  • Prishtina
  • Kosovo
Cultural areas
Architecture, Music, Urban Sociology, Visual Arts
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Eliza Hoxha graduated as an engineer of architecture at the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture / University of Prishtina at 2002. At the year of 2006, she finished an advanced Master of  Architecture of Human at Postgraduate Center for Human Settlements - Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium. She is mostly focused in the field of urban design, planning and urban culture in general, therefore here engagement is linked mostly with research, conceptual design, education, promotion and writing. She is known for her weekly columns named “urban diary” that were a part of daily newspapers in Kosovo since 2007.  Now she is in a process of publishing her first book titled “the city and love” dedicated to the capital city of Prishtina which is a collection of its best columns on the city. She was awarded by the Association of Kosovar Architects for its writings with a price for “educative architecture – promotion of architecture”  in April 2011. Another award  came to her proclaiming here an Ambassador for Environment in Kosovo from BELLS (Balkan Environmental Local Leadership Standards) Movement at September 2010. Here work experience is linked with different institutions form governmental level such as Ministry of Environment and spatial planning in Kosovo, also with many Kosovar Municipalities with whom she worked on the planning processes, strategies and other documents and also with the private sector. Currently she works at the University of Prishtina / Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture / Department or Urbanism and Spatial Planning while also parallel to that she practices her profession as a free lancer. Currently she is a PHD – cand  at TU-Graz, Austria. Eliza Hoxha besides its profession as an architect is a well known Kosovar public personality in the different fields of arts and culture such as music, photography and other forms of artistic expression. She participated at  the “53rd Art Biennale of Venecia” in the collateral events with a group of artists from Albania,  curated by Andi Tepelena at 2009 with a project named “between the two”dedicated to the  conditions of the divided city of Mitrovica. Since, from July 2011 she was named a President of the Executive Board of the Kosova Art Gallery from the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth.