Dijana Vučinić – DVARP studio

Vučinić iz a practicing architect, founder and leader of an interdisciplinary architectural practice DVARP dvarp.me, with projects that range from urban design to hotels, residential buildings and theater stage design and research. Her work is based on research of urban condition in the developing touristic areas on Montenegrin coast and in the mountains; post-transition cities and interactive contemporary city ambience.

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She is also the founder of KotorAPSS Architectural Prison Summer School in Kotor, Montenegro. KotorAPSS kotorapss.me has been investigating mechanisms that could redefine the relationship between architecture and the city in Montenegrin coastal cities and improve urban setting by redefining the approach to urban planning and design. KotorAPSS is imagined as a platform for education and further research and development of urban structure in these cities and it has been gathering architects and students from all over the world. For her work she has received several awards. She was a commissioner for Project Solana – Montenegro pavilion at XV Venice Architecture Biennale 2016. Vučinić is also one of the curators of the exhibition “Treasures in disguise”- Montenegro Pavilion at La Biennale di Venezia 2014 that has been recognized as very successful in Venice and has initiated redevelopment of neglected structures in Montenegrin cities. She teaches at the University of Donja Gorica and has been a guest lecturer at several other Universities and symposiums in Montenegro and abroad. She has received many awards and recognitions for her work and works within a large international network of architects, designers and educators. For over a year Dijana Vucinic has been the Head of the Department for Development Projects in Urbanism and Architecture at the Ministry of sustainable development and tourism where she managed a young and enthusiastic team working on portfolio that includes projects from architectural competitions to development on cultural heritage and other emerging projects in architecture and urbanism.

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Dijana Vucinic je arhitekt – osnovala je i vodi interdisciplinarnu arhitektonsku praksu DVARP sa projektima urbanog dizajana, hotela, rezidencijalnih projekata, scenografije. Njen rad bazira se na istraživanjima urbanih promjena u gradskoj sredini i turističkim oblastima u razvoju, na crnogorskoj obali i sjeveru; istraživanjima o post-tranzicionom gradu i interaktivnim savremenim gradskim sredinama.

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Osnivač je Kotor APSS ljetnje škole arhitekture, koja se održava u Kotoru. Kotor APSS se bavi proučavanjem mehanizmama koji mogu redefinisati vezu između arhitekture i urbane matrice, te poboljšati kompletan urbani kontekst u odnosu na trenutni pristup arhitektonskom projektovanju i urbanom planiranju. KotorAPSS je zamišljen kao edukativna platforma za dalje istraživanje i razvoj urbanih struktura u gradovima na obali i okuplja arhitekte, profesore i studente iz cijelog svijeta.

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Dijana Vučinić je komesarka Crnogorskog paviljona na 15. Bijenalu arhitekture u Veneciji 2016. godine, u okviru kojeg je sa kustosima Bart Lootsma i Katharina Weinberger razvila Projekat Solana Ulcinj. Vučinić  je ko-kustos crnogorske postavke Treasures in Disguise na 14. Venecijanskom bijenalu arhitekture 2014. godine koja je pokrenula mnoga pitanja na domaćem planu razvoja zapostavljenih struktura u gradovima. Predavač je na Fakultetu za politehniku na Univerzitetu Donja Gorica, a gostujući je predavač na Univerzitetima i simpozijumima u inostranstvu i u Crnoj Gori.  Za svoj rad je dobila više nagrada i priznanja i sarađuje sa mnogim arhitektama, dizjanerima i drugim međunarodno priznatim profesionalcima. Nešto vise od jedne godine je vodila Odjeljenje za razvojne projekte u urbanizmu i arhitekturi u Vladi Crne Gore sa portfolijom koji obuhvata arhitetkonske konkurse, projekte razvoja kulturne baštine i druge projekte koji se odnose na razvoj arhitekture i urbanizma u Crnoj Gori.

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