City of Zagreb
City Office for Physical Planning, Construction, Communal Affairs and Traffic
Faculty of Architecture
University of Zagreb
Oris - House of Architecture
City of Zagreb
City Office for Culture, Education and Sport
Republic of Croatia
Ministry of Culture
The enthusiastic group of Space Thinkers developed and launched the Think Space in summer 2010. Their intent is to provide the platform for spatial experimentation and exchange of conceptual ideas and to create the network of progressive thinkers beyond cultural, geographic or institutional borders.
Ana Dana Beros
is an architect, activist and educator at ARCHIsquad - group for the Architecture of Conscience, text writer and editor at Oris magazine and web editor at Zagreb Society of Architects. She was head designer of studio 'Dva Plus' creative department in Zagreb focusing on architectural competitions, where she won a couple of first prizes in open competitions, among which stands Shinkenchiku Residential Design Competition Merit Award by juror Jun Aoki. She graduated at the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Zagreb; during her studies she gained architectural expertise in Finland, Brazil and Croatia.
is an architect and lecturer at the Faculty of Architecture in Zagreb. Korlaet has attended PhD studies in Urbanism, focusing on social housing issues. He is a member of the Executive Committee of Zagreb Society of Architects since 2009. He took part in numerous open competitions and won several prizes. Korlaet graduated at the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Zagreb, during his studies he was awarded with the Chancellor's Award.
graduated from the Police Academy at the Zagreb University in 2002, with Master's degree in criminalist science. In 2005 Marendic started working at the Zagreb Society of Architects as well as at the Croatian Association of Architects. Since 2010 she works exclusively at the Zagreb Society of Architects, and is in charge of membership services, organisation of professional exhibitions, competitions, conferences and other programmes.
is associate professor in the Department of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Studies in Zagreb. At the same faculty Pletenac earned the docent position after acquring PhD degree with Ethnology as a Product of Transculturation thesis. During his doctoral studies he specialized at the international project Teching and Writing in Postsocialist and Postcolonial Context (2001-2004). He participated in numerous conferences abroad and in the country. Since 2007 until 2009 he was Head of Department, and remained Head of Cathedra of Cultural Anthropology until today. Pletenac participated in lecturing from 1996. He teaches Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, and Methods and Techniques in Culture Research. Today, he leads the following courses: Theory of Cultural Anthropology, Ethnography of Popular Culture at the undergraduate studies, and Culture of Post-socialism, and Postcolonialism and Gender at the graduate studies. At the doctoral studies Pletenac is Head of Contemporary Problems in Cultural Anthropology module and teaches an elective course Anthropology of Violence. Aside from his academic work he is engaged in documentary filmography as screenwriter and manager.
Vesna Vrga Perovic
gained her degree in engineering at the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, MBA at IEDC Bled School of Management in Slovenia and specialized education at the J.F.Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University in USA and in Management Centre Europe in Brussels. She has more than 10 years of experience in Croatian Academic and Research Network-CARNet where she worked on implementation of ICT projects, creation of digital contents and internet portals. Additionally, she was participating in organizing committees of many international conferences and has organized many educational and promotional events.
Lukas Pauer, Publications Coordinator
is studying urban design at the Harvard Graduate School of Design and holds a MSc Arch ETH from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zürich). Lukas currently serves as the Publications Coordinator for the Think Space Programme at the Zagreb Society of Architects (DAZ). He has participated in a number of research projects at ETH, such as the Structural Oscillations project for the Swiss Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale in 2008 and the ongoing research platform urbaninform / Squat at the International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam in 2009. In addition he has been involved in a publication on philanthropy and architecture with Jeffrey Inaba and the Columbia Laboratory for Architectural Broadcasting (C-Lab) in NYC, as well as various experimental periodicals, such as prss release, trans, MONU and Volume Magazine. Recently, in collaboration with Paisajes Emergentes / LCLA Office, he has been teaching workshops on speculative landscapes at the Harvard Graduate School of Design and the Oslo School of Architecture and Design.
Interview Mr. Roche
Leandro Britto de Oliveira
Interviews Ms. Franch I Gilabert & Mr. Shigematsu & Mr. Cruz