Bekim Ramku is an architect and urbanist from Kosovo. He is the Director of Kosovo’s Architecture Foundation, and heads the Office of Urban Drafters+Architects, an architecture and urban planning firm he founded in 2012 in Prishtina. He holds a Master’s degree in Housing and Urbanism from the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London, and a Diploma in Architectural Engineering from the University of Prishtina, Faculty of Architecture and Civil Engineering.
Mr. Ramku was the initiator and Assistant Commissioner of Kosovo’s first ever participation at the Venice Biennale in 2012, and its second entry in 2014. He is also founder, director and curator of the Prishtina Architecture Week, which began in 2013. In addition, Mr. Ramku has served as an external advisor to the Kosovar Minister of Culture on issues of cultural heritage and infrastructure. He is an International Consultant to the NACTO Global Street Design initiative and is Regional Coordinator for South-Eastern Europe for the Aga Khan Award for Architecture.