Biografija

Graduated and received PhD form the Faculty of Architecture, Zagreb.
He has authored and edited books on architecture and design: Fiume Fantastica, Tadao Ando: Transcending oppositions, Modernism-in-Between: Mediatory Architectures of Socialist Yugoslavia (with V. Kulić), Design and Independent Culture (with D. Vidović), Testing reality – Contemporary Croatian Architecture and others.
Since 2005 he has serves as editor of Oris magazine. Maroje’s writings have appeared in leading international journals including Vesper, A+U, Archithese, Bauwelt, db and Domus.
He curated and contributed to the exhibitions Towards Concrete Utopia (MoMA NY), Sunny Side of Modernism 1 and 2 (DESSA Ljubjana), SOS Brutalism (DAM Frankfurt), Art of 1960s in Croatia (MUO Zagreb), Vjenceslav Richter (MSU Zagreb), 3LHD – Interactions (MSU Zagreb), Lifting the Curtain – Central European Architectural Networks (Venice Architecture Biennale 2014), Unfinished Modernisations – Between Utopia and Pragmatism, Continuity of Modernity, Balkanology (SAM Basel), Housing Models – Experiment and Everyday Life (Kunstlerhaus, Vienna) and others.
He was guest critic and delivered lectures at various universities and institutions: ETH Zurich, KIT Karlsruhe, COAC Barcelona, ETSA Madrid, AZW Wien, RIBA London, Berlage Institute Rotterdam and others.
Maroje co-authored two seasons of internationally acclaimed documentary films Concrete Slumbers commissioned by Croatian national television which deals with neglected modernist architecture in the region of former Yugoslavia.
He received four Neven Šegvić prizes awarded by Croatian Architects’ Society for critical ant theoretical work.
Maroje is independent expert of EU Mies van der Rohe Prize for Architecture and member of Committee of Experts of European Prize for Urban Public Space.
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