Milica Topalovic

Milica Topalovic is an architect from Belgrade. She is currently based in Singapore as Assistant Professor of Architecture and Territorial Planning at the ETH Future Cities Laboratory. In 2006, she joined the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology as head of research at the ETH Studio Basel Contemporary City Institute and the chair of professors Roger Diener and Marcel Meili. She graduated with distinction from the Faculty of Architecture in Belgrade and received a Master's degree from the Berlage Institute in Rotterdam in 2001 with thesis on Belgrade's post-socialist urban transformation.

Since 2000 she also works independently across scales from urban research, to architecture to spatial installation. For the work with Bas Princen, Milica was awarded the basis Prix de Rome for Architecture 2006 and a residency at the MAK-Schindler Centre for Art and Architecture in Los Angeles in 2005. Their retrospective exhibition Invisible Frontier was shown at AUT, Innsbruck in 2008.

Milica lectured and exhibited widely, recently including deSingel in Antwerp, Munich's Haus der Kunst and the Swedish Architecture Museum. She regularly contributes essays on urbanism, architecture and art to various magazines and publications including Oase and San Rocco.

www.topalovic.arch.ethz.ch