Zvanična tema: Arhitektura iza maske Arhitekte mijenjaju svijet. Svijet se
18-20. november 2022. Musical Centre Of Montenegro, Podgorica
The aim of the conference is to present recent achievements and developments in the fields of architectural practice. At the same time, the goal is the international exchange of experiences, defining future directions, and possibilities for developing the architectural scene in Montenegro.
Take the opportunity to connect with numerous experts and colleagues from the world of architecture!1
Enjoy lectures by representatives of world-famous architectural studios, who will introduce you to a completely new dimension of architecture!3
Find out more about the directions of development of architectural activity and learn how to apply the acquired knowledge to future projects.2
International exchange of experiences, defining future directions and possible development of the architectural scene in Montenegro.4
Associate director Zaha Hadid
Maurizio has worked on some of ZHA’s largest-scale residential projects across the world, including Italy, Australia, Mexico and Turkey. In Italy, he successfully led the design team for the residential cluster of buildings that form the new CityLife complex in Milan. Completed in 2014, the project is formed of 6 medium-rise towers organized around a wide green communal space. Maurizio Meossi originally joined ZHA in 2002, working primarily as a 3D designer for several international competitions. He moved to Italy in 2002 to join the team working on the MAXII Museum of Contemporary Arts. After a few years interval where he worked for structural engineer’s GPA engineering, Maurizio re-joined the ZHA’s Rome office in 2006 as project architect for the Milan Citylife residential project, completed in 2013. Now in London, Maurizio became an associate director.
editor of Oris magazine and founder of Rusan architecture studio
Andrija Rusan is architect, editor of Oris magazine and founder or Rusan arhitektura studio. He is author of many exhibitions, and one of the authors of the book Contemporary Croatian Architecture - Testing Reality. He was a member of the editorial boards of magazines published by the Croatian Association of Architects: Čovjek i prostor (Man and space) and Arhitektura (Architecture). Since 1998 he has been the publisher and editor of the magazine Oris. Two times he received the Neven Šegvić Award from the Croatian Association of Architects. Andrija Rusan was the recipient of the Drago Galić Award of the Croatian Association of Architects for the best residential architecture in 1997, and of the Dedalo Minose Prize for the Lumenart office building in Pula in 2007. 2006, he was appointed the Croatian commissioner for the 10th International Architecture Exhibition, Biennale of Venice. His work appears in the Phaidon Atlas of 21st World Architecture, Atlas Global Architecture circa 2000.
partner and studio director MVRDV
Stefan de Koning is MVRDV architect and partner. After working for several artists and Opera Interior Designers in The Netherlands, Stefan joined MVRDV in 2001. He was awarded on many international competitions and pitches for MVRDV, including Gyre in Tokyo (2007), Future Towers (Pune, 2008), Peruri 88 (Jakarta, 2012), and The China Comic and Animation Museum (Hangzhou, 2015). Since 2010, he has overseen projects in India and Indonesia, which led to his appointment as director of one of the most prosperous Design Studios in MVRDV. Besides his work for MVRDV Stefan tutors at TU Delft and lectures all around the world. In recent years he has lectured at the Wats Forum in Bangkok, the Re-inventing Delhi Conference in India, and the Annual Vertical Cities conference in Dubai. Stefan is also a guest critic at UC Berkeley and the National University of Singapore.
founder studia Bevk-Perović arhitekti
Vasa J. Perović is architect and founder Bevk Perović arhitekti from Ljubljana. He graduated from the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Belgrade. 1994, he earned a master’s degree from the Berlage Institute in Amsterdam, and in 1997 he established Bevk Perović Arhitekti, in partnership with Matija Bevk. The office has been awarded numerous international prizes: European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award in 2007 (for Faculty of Mathematics of the University of Ljubljana), Kunstpreis Berlin in 2006, Piranesi Award in 2005, as well as national prizes – 4 Plečnik Prizes for the best building of the year in Slovenia, Golden Pencil awards by the Chamber of Architects, as well as Prešeren Prize, the highest national prize for culture, awarded by the President of the Republic of Slovenia in 2005.
Hrvoje Njiric is an architect and founder of njiric+ arhitekti, from Zagreb (Croatia). Njiric is also active as a lecturer at the HAB Weimar, ETSAB Barcelona, TU Wien, AA School of Architecture London, ETH Zuerich, Strathclyde University of Glasgow, Politecnico di Milano, Southeast University of Nanjing, ETSAM Madrid, William Lyon Somerville and he has been a visiting professor at the University of Calgary. Njirić has coordinated international workshops in Zagreb, Merano, Maribor, Gorizia, Barcelona, Brescia, Santiago-in La Corunji, Aarhus, Trieste, Kriva, Hasselt, Rijeka, and Calgary. His work has been exhibited in group exhibitions around the world. Independent presentations include, “colors” (AA – London, University of Strathclyde – Glasgow, “manifesto” – Edinburgh, University of Newcastle – Newcastle), “kalvarienguertel” (Desing Kunstcentrum – Antwerp) and “I can do what I want” – urban diptych (Tic-Roban Gallery – Zagreb). He has received numerous awards while his practice has been extensively published in the national and international press.
Founder and director of the AA Terrain Lab Visiting School
Elena Longhin, is a practicing architect, landscape urbanist and researcher. Longhin’s work focuses on the intersection of architecture and landscape urbanism, with geography, urban political ecology, and environmental studies. Currently, she is a Post-Doc Research fellow at the IUAV University of Venice where she is researching the conditions of inhabitation in the venetian territory and its lagoon. Her works have been published in both printed and digital media, and include exhibits at the Venice Biennales, Milan Triennale, and in galleries in Japan, Chile, and Hong Kong. Longhin teaches at the Architectural Association, at the IUAV, and has led a variety of visiting Programmes internationally in Pyongyang, Myanmar, Spain, Italy, and Albania. She worked with several practices such as Secchi-Viganò and OMA, in Italy and Argentina. Longhin is also a graduate of the Landscape Urbanism Programme of the AA where she has taught both at the undergraduate and postgraduate programs, and currently leads the Visiting School.
founder of Proaspect studio
Vladimir Lojanica is an architect and founder of the Proaspekt studio from Belgrade. He graduated and got his PHD on the Faculty of Architecture in Belgrade. Since 1996, he has been employed at the Faculty of Architecture in Belgrade. Vice-dean for teaching at the Faculty of Architecture in the period from 2009-2012. Since 2015, he has been the head of the Department of Architecture. In 2004, he founded the studio Proaspekt, with which he participates in architectural competitions, where he won numerous awards (including ten first places). He is the recipient of several significant professional awards, among which the Annual Award for Architecture of the Association of Architects of Serbia for the most successful work in all areas of architecture realized in 2007 for the Holliday Inn hotel complex and Expo Hall XXI in Belgrade, as well as the award of the 37th Salon of Architecture for realized work of Acumincum Winery, Stari Slankamen. The works of Vladimir Lojanica were exhibited twice as part of the national selection at the Architecture Biennale in Venice.
founder of the DOMAIN Office
Mitesh Dixit is an architect, political geographer, educator and founder of the DOMAIN Office, a studio for architecture and urbanism based in Belgrade and New York. Dixit has taught at TU Delft in the Netherlands, the McWell School of Public and Private Affairs and the School of Architecture at the University of Syracuse, the Faculty of Architecture in Skopje, Northern Macedonia, and the GSAPP of Columbia University. During 2016, Dixit gave international lectures on behalf of the US State Department. After completing his graduate work in politics and philosophy, Dixit completed a master's degree in architecture from the University of Washington in St. Louis, and then began his career in the office of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill in San Francisco. Prior to DOMAIN, Dixit worked in Rem Kolhas' bureau for metropolitan architecture, a drop project leader. Dixit has led several international projects, such as the Mahanakon Tower in Bangkok, Holland Green in London and the Kuala Lumpur Financial Area in Malaysia.
founders NFO architects
NFO was established in 2008 in Zagreb, Croatia by architects Kata Marunica and Nenad Ravnić. The office is engaged in architectural design and has won many awards in public architectural competitions of which eleven first awards: Paromlin Complex, Senj Center, Crikvenica Center, Main Square in Selce, Gordan Lederer Memorial, The Coastline City of Malinska, Danube Elementary School in Vukovar, Student Pavillon in Osijek, Koprivnica Center, Swimmingpool and garage in Crikvenica, hotel Stari podrum in Feričanci. NFO also received several special awards in the field of architecture and design. NFO team occasionally gives lectures at professional institutions in Croatia and abroad. NFO partners have been visiting lecturers on Architectural Faculty, University of Zagreb, and Vern University of Applied Sciences.
Andu is an innovative design studio founded in 2018. by Goran Andrejin and Sonja Dubak. Studio focus on intuitive and sustainable design services that cover master planning, architecture, and interior. The winners of the grand Prix award at the 4th Montenegrin Salon of Architecture held in 2020 under the name TRANS-MISSION organized by the Association of Architects of Montenegro for the Villa B house in Bandići.
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