External associates

Zrinka Rudež

- expert in the field of spatial planning

– expert in field of spatial planning
– expert in project management and consultation in field of spatial planning, urbanism, architectural design, environmental protection and protection of nature

Born in Vareš, Bosnia and Hercegovina, and finished graduate and master degree studies at the Faculty of Architecture, University of Sarajevo. In 1987 defended doctoral thesis titled ‘’Stadtgestalterische Prinzipien aus der Zeit von 1880-1930 und deren heutige Bedeutung” at RWTH Aachen, Germany.

Professional experience started with working at the Institute for architecture, urbanism and spatial planning at the Faculty of Architecture, University of Sarajevo. In 1990 moving to Dubrovnik she became Head of Department of spatial planning at the Secretariat for spatial planning in Dubrovnik, and following that the Head of Office for spatial planning of the Dubrovnik-Neretva County. From 2008 to 2012 worked at the company Institut IGH d.d., where she was named the director of Business centre Dubrovnik, leading the Office for spatial planning.

After years of experience, at the end of 2012 she decided to open her independent company URBANIZAM Dubrovnik d.o.o. where she has been working until today.

Significant achievements:
– Spatial planning documentation (spatial plans of the Dubrovnik-Neretva County, national parks, municipalities and cities, urban development plans and a series of expertise) – worked on over 110 documents of spatial planning as a coordinator, lead and official planner
– Studies, analysis, programmes, expertise – work on over 75 documents
– Participated in over 30 scientific and expert meetings and symposiums and 50 seminars
– Worked on 17 scientific papers
– from 1979 until today expert lecturer and associate professor/docent at various Universities (Sarajevo, Zagreb, Dubrovnik, Split, Podgorica and Aachen).

Foreign language knowledge: German and English (active) and Spanish (passive).

Memberships:
1987-1990 – Member of the Scientific council of the Institute for architecture, urbanism and spatial planning at the Faculty of Architecture, University of Sarajevo
1993 – Promoted to scientific title of docent with the Ministry of science and technology
1998 – Included in General Leksikon, Vol. 2, Lexicographic Institute “Miroslav Krleža”, Zagreb, 1997/98
2004 – Member of the University Senate of the University of Dubrovnik
2008 – Certified architect – member of the Croatian Chamber of Architects and Engineers in Construction
2009 – Certified architect – member of the Engineering Chamber of Montenegro
2016 – Certified Architect-Urbanist – member of the Croatian Chamber of Architects
2018 – Ministry of Culture – permit for performing works on protection and preservation of cultural heritage specifically study and research of cultural property landscape