Maroje Mrduljaš

Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Architecture – University of Zagreb

Maroje Mrduljaš, PhD, is architect engaged in teaching, researching, designing, writing, editing, curating and filmmaking. Maroje contributed to the exhibition projects in prestigious institutions including MoMA NY, SAM Basel, Venice Architecture Biennale, and published in Archithese, A+U, Vesper, Domus, Architecture Australia, Bauwelt, Modulor and elsewhere. Since 2005 he has served as editor, and since 2017 as editor-in-chief of Oris international magazine for architecture and culture based in Zagreb.

Maroje delivered lectures and was a guest critic at various universities including ARQ-UC Santiago de Chile, ETH Zurich, TU Wien, TU Graz, Politecnico di Milano, IUAV Venezia, KIT Karlsruhe, ETSA Madrid, Universität Liechtenstein, Berlage Institute Rotterdam, Iowa State University, and others. He lectured at prestigious international institutions including RIBA London, COAC Barcelona, Tadao Ando Foundation Osaka, and AZ Wien.

He has received four Neven Šegvić prizes for critical and theoretical work awarded by the Croatian Architects’ Society. He is the recipient of an honourable mention of the Dennis Sharp International Committee of Architectural Critics (CICA) Pierre Vago Journalism Award 2020. Maroje is an independent expert of the Mies van der Rohe EU Prize for contemporary architecture and a member of Committee of Experts of European Prize for Urban Public Space.

His most cited book is Modernism-in-Between, Mediatory Architectures of Socialist Yugoslavia (with Vladimir Kulić) while two seasons of documentaries Slumbers of concrete (with Saša Ban) commissioned by the Croatian National Television reached the widest audience.