IIT College of Architecture Logo My IIT Portal Login
IIT College of Architecture

    Vedran Mimica

    Associate Dean of Research
    Director, Master of Science in Architecture
    Cloud Studio Curator

    Office: S.R. Crown Hall, Upper Level
    3360 S. State Street
    Chicago, IL 60616
    Office Hours: By appointment
    Phone: 312.567.3260
    Fax: 312.567.5820
    Email: vmimica@iit.edu



    • 1991-1992 TU (University of Technology) Delft, Netherlands - Postgraduate research, "Notes on Children, Environment and Architecture"; Herman Hertzberger, Advisor
    • 1985-1986 TU Delft - Postgraduate studies, "School Buildings for Montessori Primary Education"; Herman Hertzberger, Advisor
    • 1979 Master of Architecture, University of Zagreb, Croatia

    Curriculum Vitae

    Courses Taught

    Research & Major Accomplishments

    Current Projects




    Selected Publications

    2007 "Contemporary Croatian Architecture: Testing Reality", co-authored with Maroje Mrduljas and Andrija Rusan, Arhitekst Publishers, Zagreb,  2007, (ISBN 978-953-6888-07-8).

    2000 "Randic & Turato, The Architecture of Transition", a monograph with an essay "An Architecture of Transition and the Production of Meaning", Arhitekst Publishers, Zagreb, 2000, (ISBN 953-6888-00-9).

    1992 "Notes on Architecture, the Environment and Children", Publikatieburo Boouwkunde, Delft, 1992, (ISBN 90-5269-107-X).

    2013 “NOWNESS”, IIT Architecture Magazine nr.1; concept development with Arets and Keller, editorial work and chapter author; IITAC Press/Illinois Institute of Technology, 2013, (ISBN978-0-98904-38-9-2).

    2010 "The Berlage Survey of the Culture, Education, and Practice of Architecture and Urbanism", with an essay "Building Consciousness", Rotterdam, NAi Publishers/Berlage Institute,-2010,  (ISBN 978-90-5662-765-2).

    Book Chapters & Contributions
    2013 “Arhitektonski dijalozi” vol. - diskurs hrvatske arhitektonske teorije 21I21I21 (Dialogues in Architecture),  UPI2M books, Zagreb, 2013, (ISBN 978-953-7703-13-4).

    2008 "Vedran Mimica talks to Petra Wollenberg about the mid-sized city" in Urban Reports - Urban strategies and visions in mid-sized cities in a local and global context; eds. Nicola Schuller, Petra Wollenberg and Kees Christiaanse,  gta Verlag,ETH Zurich, Zurich, 2008, (ISBN 978-86676-228-5).

    2007 "Tendencies" an essay in “Project Zagreb” by Eva Balu and Ivan Rupnik, based on GSD Harvard studio research, published by Actar, Barcelona, 2007, (ISBN 978-84-96540-57-6).

    Vedran has written more than 100 articles on architecture, education and culture, published in books and magazines including: Domus, Hunch, Architectur Aktuell, Architecture-Seoul, Abitare, AB-Ljubljana, Man and Space (Zagreb), and Oris (Zagreb).

    Professional Society Memberships

    Editorial Board Service

    Professional Society Service

    Grants and Fellowships

    Community Service