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- Analytical mindset and problem-solving skills necessary to develop rapid solutions, strong work ethic, leadership and interpersonal skills, proactive and committed to team success and design excellence, ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously under strict deadlines- Highly versatile architect with well balanced technical knowledge and broad design experience working in all project phases from Conceptual Design to Construction Administration, on USA, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Armenia, Montenegro and Serbia markets- Relevant design experience in large scale mix-use and residential projects, data centers, commercial, hospitality, recreation, cultural centers, landmark reconstructions and adaptive reuse- Specialty in theaters, multipurpose arenas, auditoriums, sports halls and  stadiums- Strong software skills as well as hand rendering and sketching skills - 12+ year professional experience in using knowledge of construction technology and architectural practices, project managing and technical coordination with MEP, structural and civil engineers and specialized consultants

Work experience

Jul 2011Present

Freelance Architectural Consultant

Uchida Kolacz Design

Responsible for producing drawings and coordination between technical disciplines.Interior projects:- Financial institution, Chicago, IL (13,000 sq ft) - FF&E and work-space planning,- Legal assistance offices, Chicago (50,000 sq ft) - adaptive reuse design/build project, FF&E,Long term care facilities, Chicago (15,000 sq ft) -interior alterations, work-space planning.

Apr 2010May 2011

Freelance Architectural Consultant

Sheehan Partners, Ltd

Data Centers: Working on projects for collocation and single user data centers, on new construction as well as adaptive reuse, for top IT clients, in NY, NJ, OR and TX . Responsible for producing drawings in all project phases, with an emphasis on detailing.

Oct 2007Feb 2009

Architectural Professional

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP

Large scale mix-use - Schematic Design and Design Development, design presentations:- Al Oula International, Al Khobar, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (2,600,000 sq ft), mix-use tower including office space, five star hotel and club, alongside a three-story of high-end retail, hotel banqueting and conference facilities - was responsible for developing design schemes, technical coordination and design documents production for 30% of the overall project area.- Encinal Tower, 1938 Broadway, Oakland, CA - design presentations.

Oct 2005May 2007

Project Architect

Romanticna Arhitektura

(Oct 2005 - May 2007; Nov 2002 - Jan 2004)

Directed multiple projects simultaneously, managed technical coordination with outsource architectural and interior design team, MEP, structural, civil, landscape and other consultants.- Cultural Center "Rakovica", Belgrade - Adaptive reuse, renovation and addition project"Mercedes-Benz" Truck Center, Dobanovci, Belgrade - Planning and Schematic Design Sports Facilities: - Soccer Stadium Complex "Cukaricki Stankom", Belgrade, including commercial spaces and "Stankom" Hotel - Schematic Design/Construction Documents (645,000 sq ft)- Athletic and Soccer Stadium, Yerevan, Armenia - SD and DD (1,080,000 sq ft)- Sports Center "Rakovica", Belgrade - adaptive reuse, renovation and addition (72,000 sq ft)Residential/ commercial complexes, Residential Buildings and Houses - SD/CA:- "Sunny Slope", Belgrade (75,000 sq ft)- "Karijatide" , Belgrade (162,000 sq ft)

Mar 2004Jul 2005

Project Architect

Svetlost Teatar

Managed and coordinated multidisciplinary team on several projects simultaneously, developed customized turn-key solutions and provided consulting in theater/stage technologies.Adaptive reuses - interior design/build:- Yugoslav Film Archive, Belgrade Serbia - TV Studio, Civic Center "Millennium", Vrsac, Serbia Multipurpose Arenas, Theaters and Multipurpose Auditoriums - Theater, auditorium and sports consulting and design/build, stage machinery and remotely controlled mobile rigging:- "Belgrade Arena", Serbia (22,000 seats) - Sports Center "Moraca", Podgorica, Montenegro- "Zvezdara Theater", Belgrade - Music Theater "Terazije", Belgrade- Barvikha Luxury Village Concert Hall, Moscow, Russia - multipurpose auditorium- Convention Center, Civic Center "Millennium", Vrsac, Serbia - multipurpose auditorium

Oct 1995Jan 1999

Intern Architect/Architectural Technician

Neimar 2001

Assisted in DD and CD phases and Construction Administration, technical coordination and cost calculations for commercial and residential buildings and interior renovations

Jan 1997Jul 1997

Architectural Technician/Drafter

Cultural Heritage Preservation Institute of Belgrade

(Jan 1997 - Jul 1997; Mar 1996 - Sep1996)

Assisted in Construction Documents production and design as built for City Landmarks reconstructions, renovations and adaptive reuse.


Graduate Engineer of Architecture

Faculty of Architecture, University of Belgrade

- Professional State License Examination in Serbia (2005)- Graduate Engineer of Architecture, certified equal as MS in Architecture, Faculty of Architecture, University of Belgrade, Serbia (2002) - Architectural Technician, High School of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Belgrade, Serbia (1990)

Recent Architectural Projects

Theater and Sports Projects

Architectural Projects


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