Co-founder of the non-government organization EXPEDITIO, Biljana Gligorić, as part of the current project by CAB: Women in Architecture, talks about responsibility, ethics and the role of architects in transition societies. 

Architects, Architecture, Biljana Gligorić, Expeditio, Urban planning, Women in architecture

Prof. Eva Vaništa Lazarević, PhD, speaks of  her professional development, challenges and successes and gives advice to younger colleagues as part of the current project by CAB: Women in Architecture.

Architects, Architecture, Eva Vaništa Lazarević, Women in architecture

In the first feature of the current project by CAB: Women in Architecture, art historian Bojana Ibrajter Gazibara introduces us to the life and work of Jelisaveta Načić, the first woman architect in Serbia.

Architects, Architecture, Beograd, Bojana Ibrajter Gazibara, Building heritage, Jelisaveta Načić, Women in architecture

The global architectural community has been discussing the topic of Women in Architecture for quite some time. From research on the status of women in the architectural practice, discussions on Architect Barbie, through features focusing on forgotten women of the architectural past, up to the activities of specialized professional associations, this topic has become a serious movement which aims to draws focus and create change in the way the architectural professions works, and to turn the hermetic architectural community into a contemporary and lively profession which is enriched and improved by the diversity of its members.

Architects, Architecture, Centar za arhitekturu, Women in architecture

Milena Zindović of Centre for Architecture Belgrade was invited by lecturers from Tunghai University in Taiwan to participate as a guest critic at the final presentation of the Tunghai architecture summer studio in Rome, which took place end of July in the Cornell AAP studio space in Rome.

Architecture, Building heritage, Rome, Tunghai University, Urban public space

Topic: „The methodology of conservation and restoration of brick walls, lime and mud systems & management of energy consumption”

The Summer school of Architecture takes place in Bač,Vojvodina, Serbia, 25-30 August 2013

Architecture, Bač, Building heritage, Heritage, Summer school of architecture, Sustainable development

In a recent article regarding the RISK conference, Monica Ponce de Leon and Eliel Saarinen raise the issue of the overall impact of ongoing crisis to architectural practice. While admitting that the consequences are grave, they try to accept them as grounds for boosting innovative approaches to architecture.

Architecture, Conference, Innovation, Risk, Urban planning

In the first part of the text we introduced you to two of  Bjarke Ingels projects, done with studio PLOT, both located in the central zone of the new south suburb of Copenhagen. In this second part of the text we present a mixed use development -  the 8 House, the newest built work of studio BIG in this series. The 8 House is situated at the very edge of South Ørestada, behind which there is a vast flat grass landscape of Denmark and the sea.

Architects, Architecture, BIG, Copenhagen, Housing

Visionary housing architecture by Bjarke Ingels in Copenhagen. If you are planning  a visit to Copenhagen and exploring it's many tourist features, all official guides will first direct you to tourist spots such as the main pedestrian street Strøget, the Royal Palace, the old theme park Tivoli or the Little Mermaid statue. However, what makes Copenhagen different then other European capitals is that it's also famous for contemporary architecture.

Architects, Architecture, BIG, Copenhagen, Housing

Preliminary and final design of new housing units at the Juvenile Detention Facility in Kruševac, Serbia, whose authors are members of the Centre for Architecture Belgrade, is nominated for the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award 2013. The project is part of the Programme for the improvement of conditions at the Juvenile detention facility in Kruševac, financed by the European Commision.

Architecture, Award, Brick, Centar za arhitekturu, Kruševac, Mies van der Rohe Award