Organised by University of Rijeka
In partnership with:
Ministry of Science and Education of the Republic of Croatia and the European Commission as part of the Croatian Presidency of the Council of the European Union
Date and Venue:
June 15-18, 2020, Zoom
Vedran Mimica is a Croatian born Dutch architect and educator currently working as Professor at IIT College of Architecture in Chicago. Mimica graduated from the University of Zagreb with honors as an architect-engineer in 1979 and continued his postgraduate education and research at the Technical University in Delft, with Herman Hertzberger. Vedran Mimica joined the Berlage Institute Amsterdam in 1991, where he assumed the position of Course Director in 1995. From 2007 to its closure in 2012, he was directing the Institute, being responsible for educational and curriculum programs, in addition to guiding research activities. Mimica’s reach has extended across multiple pedagogical, cultural, and intellectual realms over the past 30 years, including the publication of several books and numerous articles, as a juror at architectural competitions around the world, and as a head of the curatorial team for the 3rd International Architectural Biennale Rotterdam in 2007. His latest book “The Berlage Affair” was published by Actar in 2018.