Nadja Kurtović Folić
Professor, Ph.D., Architect

Nadja Kurtović Folić is retired professor employed at the Department of Architecture and Urbanism, Faculty of technical sciences, University of Novi Sad. She was professor at several courses in the field of History and Theory of Architecture and Protection of Cultural Heritage, She starts her career as a conservator architect at the Institute for the Protection of Cultural Monuments in Belgrade and Novi Sad. At the Faculty of Architecture, University of Belgrade, she worked from 1980 to 2007, on the courses of the Chair of History and Theory of Architecture and Art, whose long-time head she was. Since 1984, she was guest lecturer at the universities of Nis, Podgorica, and Banja Luka. In 2002 she participated at Master studies of UNESCO Twin Chair in Trieste and in 2006 at UNIADRION. She was supervisor of 31 doctoral dissertations. Nadja Kurtović Folić is author and co-author of 4 books, over 200 scientific papers in the field of conservation and renewal of the cultural heritage and typology of architectural forms. She cooperated in the preparation of The Dictionary of Art published by Oxford Press and wrote some entries in The Encyclopedia of Housing (ed. H. Creswell, Sage Publications, 2012, 2nd edition). She managed in continuo three scientific projects on housing in Serbia (Development and Improvement of Housing in Serbia), and then she was head researcher of the project “Optimization in architectural and urban planning and design in the function of the sustainable development of Serbia”, all supported by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology of Republic of Serbia. She has worked in the field of built heritage on many spatial plans for special purposes, especially on Spatial Development plan of Serbia and Regional spatial development plan of Vojvodina. During last decade she held many lectures and the introductory lectures by invitation, and filmed three TV series on cultural heritage. She is member of several editorial boards, editor and co-editor of 10 books and the Conference Proceedings. She is member of ICOMOS, Union of Serbian architects, Society of Serbian conservators. In 1976, she received the October’s award for the Architecture of Belgrade and in 2006 the Lifetime achievement award of the Association of the Conservators of Serbia.

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