Mr. Arbër Sadiki was born in Prishtina, in 1977.

Mr. Sadiki graduated in architecture at the Polytechnic University of Tirana.

He obtained the scientific degree “Doctor of Technical Sciences in the Field of Architecture and Urbanism”, from the University of Belgrade.

His narrowed research field is related to the relationship between the social circumstances and the architecture of Prishtina, in the time period 1945-1990.

During his career, Mr. Sadiki performed many professional duties, such as:

Chairman of the Association of Architects of Kosovo (November 2013 - November 2014).

Assistant curator of the Kosovo Pavilion at the 14th Venice Biennale (14 La Biennale di Venezia).

Cooperator in the publication and exhibition "Toward a Concrete Utopia: Architecture in Yugoslavia, 1948–1980", MoMA, New York, 2018.

Member of the International Council on Monuments and Sites ICOMOS, Paris.

Member of Docomomo International, Lisbon.

Nominee in the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, Geneva, for the period of 2016 - 2019 and 2022.

Winner of the "Annual Award for Scientific Work in the Field of Cultural Heritage", 2020, issued by the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports, for the publication entitled: "Architecture of Public Buildings in Prishtina: 1945-1990, Social and Formative Factors".

Since 2012, he is engaged in teaching at the Faculty of Architecture at UBT, Prishtina.

Part of the academic staff exchange in the Erasmus+ program (2018, 2019), with Anhalt University of Applied Sciences, Dessau, Germany.

Mr. Arbër Sadiki currently holds the position of Director of Urban Planning Department in the Municipality of Prishtina.



Tel: 038/221-242



Directorate of Urbanism

Prepares and provides informations and documents for the preparation and adoption of technical documents  for construction permits.

Proposes legistlative acts from the area of spacial planning,development plans of the municipality,urban development plan,urban regulatory plan and the regulation from the construction field and environmental protection.

Determines the construction conditions, in accordance of the Construcion Law.

Proposes and approves the criteria for the placement of temporary objects,equipments and micro-urban elements in the territory of the city and the municipality.

 Proposes and implements the program for the space of the municipality.

Deals with the compositon of draft regulations, analytical expertise, and other activities in certain areas of environmental and urban planning, environmental protection and the field of contruction.

Issues construction permits for all types of premises that are determined by the law, under the competence of the Municipality .

Gives consent for the construction of objects of local importance..

Organizes and trains professional groups and human capacities for the legalization procedure.

Organizes and schedules the professional group for accepting and reviewing the legalization requirements (documentation)

Organizes and schedules the professional group for assessment, for illegally constructed buildings.

Notes and conveys informations on construced objects in disagreement with construction laws, standards, urban planning documents  and especially with the Legalization Manual;

Checks the technical documentation in concordance with the construction laws, standards, urban planning documents in force, as well as the regulation and the legalization manual;

Examines programs for building infrastructure and capital facilities in illegal spatial environments.;

Cooperates with the relevant municipal entities in the field of land-building regulation and with all other relevant entities.;

Coordinates and performs procedural work in the field of illegal construction;

Issues decisions and confirmations on the state of the existing facilities;

Notes and conveys information on constructed objects in disagreement with the construction laws, standards and urban planning documents in force;

Grants permission for the use of finished objects;

Cooperates with relevant municipal entities in the field of land construction;

Proposes the creation of construction land areas and processes sites for land allocation in use;

Performs other work, according to applicable laws within the area of activity of the Directorate.

For the purpose of exercising the functions determined by the legal provisions in force, the Directorate of Urbanism is organized in these sectors:


-Urbanism Sector

-Legalization Sector