Two recent Graduates of Architecture Department participated in Porto Academy and Arquiteturas Film Festival Lisbon

October 3rd, 2013


Two recent Graduates of Architecture Department in EPOKA University, Ajmona Hoxha and Klodiana Millona, participated in Porto Academy. Porto Academy 2013 was held in 20-27 July, at the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Porto (FAUP) , one of the most prestigious Faculties in the world which was designed by the pritzker awarded Álvaro Siza. The event, offered possibility for a series of master classes, lectures, discussions, model building, etc.

The academy consisted of  week-long workshops with Anne Holtrop, Camilo Rebelo, Go Hasegawa, João Pedro Serôdio (Serôdio Furtado), Johan Anrys (51N4E), Nuno Brandão Costa, Pascal Flammer, Pier Paolo Tamburelli (Baukuh) , Raphael Zuber and Thomas Raynaud (Building building). It also included ten lectures from these architects, plus five master classes from truly legendary guest architects: Alexandre Alves Costa (Atelier 15), Álvaro Siza, Eduardo Souto de Moura, Marcos Acayaba and Milton Braga (MMBB), exposing thoughts about "Porto and Paulista Schools".

Further information can be found in: or

In addition, Utopian Tirana - an experimental work that stimulates the utopia impact of a movement through Tirana urban context, by Ajmona Hoxta, Elis Vathi, Klodiana Milona, Albania (2012) 3’40’’ EP, was selected through a process of competition to be screened in  Arquiteturas Film Festival Lisbon.

From September 26th to 29th, Cinema City Alvalade, received the first edition of Arquiteturas Film Festival Lisbon, an event that celebrates the encounter between cinema and architecture.

Directors, producers, students, architecture professionals and culturally savvy members of the general public were invited to join this interdisciplinary and open festival, aiming to explore the relations between audiovisual production and architectural practice. Besides film screenings, Arquiteturas had a range of parallel activities such as informal talks and presentations of renowned professionals from the film and architectural industries.

Experimental movie Trailer

Further information on the event can be found at: