KSENIJA BUNJAK

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Ksenija is a Serbian architect. She was born in Belgrade, in 1984. She holds a Ph.D. from the Faculty of Architecture, University of Belgrade. In 2015 she had defended the Ph.D. thesis titled “Principles of Forming Local Models of Architectural and Technological Interventions in Rural Areas as a Way of Climate Change Adaptation”. Since 2007, she worked in architecture offices Pich-Aguilera Arquitectos from Barcelona, Studio Cubex from Belgrade etc. and as a visiting researcher at the Technical University of Munich and a visiting Ph.D. researcher at Institute for Architecture Technology, School of Architecture, Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen.

In 2013 she received prestigious German award Green Talents 2013. In 2014 she had participated in the Young Researchers’ School “Urban Planning for Sustainable Development – Water Resources and Ecosystem Management” at the Tongji University in Shanghai, China and organized by the United Nation University, Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS).

Ksenija is an awarded architect and author of numerous designs and competition projects. She participated at different national and international exhibitions and scientific conferences and published a number of papers in the domain of architecture. She is an architect dedicated to the ecological and climate responsible design, research work and education. Her main research fields are traditional rural architecture, as well as sustainable architecture and urbanism. In 2012 she had founded EAT organization – Eco Art & Theory with her closest friends and colleagues.

Ksenija speaks eight languages, out of which five fluently. She is also a photographer, passionate traveler, devoted supporter of animal welfare and a proud companion of, currently, one dog and two adopted cats (with a strong tendency of increasing that number in the near future).

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