Dekleva Gregorič Architects, Continuity and reflexion on architectural heritage through practical work
UGM | Maribor Art Gallery, Strossmayerjeva 6
Thursday, 29 March 2012 at 18.00
Lecture by: Aljoša Dekleva and Tina Gregorič, architects

Architectural bureau Dekleva Gregorič arhitekti was established by Aljoša Dekleva and Tina Gregorič in 2003. Their work first received international attention with XXS house in Ljubljana and was awarded Silver Plate, European Architecture Award Luigi Cosenza (2004) and WALLPAPER* award, Best breakthrough designers (2005). They have won two public competitions: re-development of Tobacco factory area in Ljubljana (2006) and University Campus Sun in Koper (2010). Metal recycling plant in Pivka was nominated and shortlisted for Mies van den Rohe Award 2009, was awarded International Architecture Awards 2009 and Plečnik's Medal prize in Slovenia (2009) among others. The latest awarded project is Housing Razgledi Perovo near Kamnik, which received Golden Pencil 2011 from the Chamber of Architecture and Spatial Planning of Slovenia.

Architects Aljoša Dekleva (1972, Postojna, Slovenia) and Tina Gregorič (1974, Kranj, Slovenia) both graduated at the Faculty of Architecture, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia and continued studying at the Architectural Association in London, where they received Master degree in Architecture with Distinction (2002). Their master thesis on mass-customisation in housing Negotiate my boundary! was published as a book by first AA Publications, London and later by Birkhauser, Basel. They have been visiting lecturers and critics at universities in Slovenia and abroad. They have been also running a Summer school studio at the Architectural Association, London and a workshop at CEDIM, Mexico.