Umo 5699



08 May 2014 19:00 pm - Städelschule Aula

Boštjan Vuga graduated from the Faculty of Architecture in Ljubljana (1992) and received his master degree at the AA School of Architecture in London. In 1996 Jurij Sadar and him cofounded the architectural office SADAR+VUGA, focusing on open, innovative and integral architectural design and urban planning. 

The office’s best renowned projects are the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia, the New entrance hall of the National Gallery of Slovenia, the housing projects Condominium Trnovski pristan and House Gradaška, the Football stadium and multi-purpose Sports hall Stožice, the Air traffic control center at the Ljubljana airport and the Cultural Center of EU Space Technologies in Vitanje, Slovenia. Currently the office is the final phase of design of New Building for the Study of Social Work (SOAG) and Sports hall extension at the Campus of University College Ghent in Belgium. Beside numerous national and international awards and for his realised projects.
Boštjan Vuga regularly lectures at architectural schools, conferences, and symposia in Slovenia and abroad (Berlage Institute Rotterdam, AA London, Bauhaus Kolleg Dessau, IAAC Barcelona, ETH Zürich, Universität für Angewandte Kunst Wien, Academy of Visual Arts Vienna, Adip Tu Berlin). Currently he is guest professor at University of Applied Sciences, Münster. He received numerous awards for his work and nominations for the Mies van der Rohe Award. He participated in two issues of AB architectural bulletin magazine as guest editor and published numerous articles about current events in architecture and urban planning.

Boštjan Vuga will talk about the added value of an architectural object that is its public space or the integration of a public space into its physical space.