Srdjan Jovanović Weiss

Srdjan Jovanović Weiss is an architect living and working in New York and is as a research fellow on the Forensic Architecture project. He is the founding principal of NAO (Normal Architecture Office) and co-founder of School of Missing Studies. He is author of Socialist Architecture: The Vanishing Act (JRP|Ringier, 2012) with photographer Armin Linke, and Almost Architecture (Merz & Solitude, 2006). His designs include Villa 62 Ordos, China, curated by artist Ai Weiwei; Z-blocks, created for social interaction; and Hilltopia, a vision involving the creation of hills in Philadelphia to transform the vacant city into a common landscape. His curatorial projects include: “Lina Bo Bardi” at Columbia GSAPP, “Yona Friedman: About Cities” at The Drawing Center in New York, and “Anne Tyng: Inhabiting Geometry” at The Institute for Contemporary Art in Philadelphia and at The Graham Foundation in Chicago. He received a PhD from the Centre for Research Architecture at Goldsmiths University of London for research on the Architecture of Balkanization, and Masters degrees from Harvard GSD and the University of Belgrade. Jovanovic Weiss currently teaches at Columbia and Penn universities. He has worked with Herzog & de Meuron Architects, Richard Gluckman, and artists Jenny Holzer, Robert Wilson, and Marjetica Potrč.

As of March 2014