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  • 2 University of Pécs, Boszorkany u. 2 H-7624 Pécs, Hungary
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The city of Prizren is one of the oldest settlements in Kosovo and in the Eastern Europe, located in the middle of the ancient Venice-Istanbul trading route, which has always been a crossroad of trade and culture for the whole region. It used to be called ‘Venice of Balkans’ thanks to its sophisticated system of channels that used to have, so-called ‘Jaze’, which were branched from the river and were scattered throughout the neighborhoods of the city, and further the channels were branched into smaller channels, which have carried water through small public streets to each house in Prizren.

The aim of this research is to identify the role, function and value of this channels system in the city life of Prizren, and whether these channels can be functionalized and restored for the today’s needs. This research attempts to present the social, economic, spatial and environmental values of the revitalization of this channels system in the city of Prizren and the importance of its restoration and integration into today’s modern life.

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