Apr 13th 2015

Cloud Talk: Hrvoje Njiric on Heterotopia

Hrvoje Njiric, Founder, Njiric + Arhitecki, delivered a Cloud Talk -- the SOM Architecture and Urban Planning Lecture -- on Heterotopia on Mon. Apr. 13 at 2 p.m. in S. R. Crown, Lower Center Core.

Njiric+ Arhitekti was founded by Hrvoje Njiric in 2001 and is based in Zagreb, Croatia. Hrvoje Njiric gained recognition in the 1990's with projects developed by the former njiric+njiric partnership. The schemes for Europan (3 first prizes) and Slovenian projects for Baumaxx were widely published and awarded. The new practice evolved from and continued the work of the former office.

Njiric is tenured professor at GAF Split and has recently been guest professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and "Frank Gehry Chair" at the University of Toronto. Njiric was the visiting critic at the HAB Weimar, the ETSAB Barcelona, the TU Wien, the AA School of Architecture London, the ETH Zurich, the Strathclyde University of Glasgow, Politecnico di Milano, the Southeast University of Nanjing and the William Lyon Somerville Visiting Lectureship at the University of Calgary. He has conducted workshops in Zagreb, Merano, Maribor, Gorizia, Barcelona, Brescia, Unije, Santiago de Chile, La Coruna, Aarhus, Trieste, Kriva Palanka, Rijeka, Calgary, Hasselt and Montevideo.

Njiric has given lectures in Zagreb, Rijeka, Vienna, London, Milano, Ljubljana, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Newcastle, Piran, Copenhagen, Barcelona, Brescia, Lausanne, Sibenik, Stavanger, Maribor, Ferrara, Zurich, Weimar, Antwerpen, Frankfurt, Oslo, Nanjing, Split, Trondheim, Valencia, Budapest, Madrid, Dublin, Groznjan, Santiago de Chile, Mexico City, Hannover, Biel, Melbourne, Boston (Harvard, Northeastern, MIT), Trieste, Venezia, La Coruna, Silves, Aarhus, Skopje, Liege, Karlsruhe, Duesseldorf, Bucarest, Delft, Calgary, Napoli, Muenchen, Hasselt, Warsaw, Lodz, Gdansk, Belgrade, Tallinn, Montevideo, Genova, Lisbon, Coimbra, Darmstadt, Sisak, Tel Aviv, Haifa, Toronto, Ancona, Wroclaw, Dubrovnik, Bratislava, Panama City, Quito, Shanghai, Los Angeles and Chicago.

Njiric has been a jury member for the competitions in Croatia, Austria, Spain, Slovenia, Germany, Romania, Italy and Switzerland.