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2008-2009

Almost Architecture, Srdjan Jovanovic Weiss

University of Pennsylvania and the School for Missing Studies, Belgrade
March 16, 2009 01:30 PM
Rm 2108
Art + Architecture Building

Srdjan Jovanovic Weiss is an architect educated at Harvard University and Belgrade University and currently he is working between USA and the Western Balkans. He is the founder of Normal Architecture Office and co-founder of School of Missing Studies, network for architectural and urban research.

His recent book "Almost Architecture", published by Merz&Solitude and kuda.nao explores the roles of architecture vis-à-vis democratic processes, abrupt political changes, and architectural appearance of post-communist ideologies.

Jovanovic Weiss teaches architecture of geo-politics as well as architectural design at the University of Pennsylvania's School of Design. He is also a Ph.D. candidate at Goldsmiths College, University of London with a dissertation on the positive spatial aspects of Balkanization.

Weiss has exhibited and lectured about his work at the universities and museums in Western Europe, North America, and Japan, and he has published internationally.


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