Bostjan Vuga_Biography

Boštjan Vuga graduated at the Faculty of Architecture in Ljubljana in 1992 and completed the postgraduate masters course at the AA School of Architecture in London from 1993-1995.
Together with Jurij Sadar, they founded the SADAR+VUGA (S+V) office in Ljubljana in 1996, which in two decades took place as one of the critical European architectural practices with production and communication based on an open, integral and innovative concept. Their most acclaimed works include chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia (1996), Central part of the National Gallery, Ljubljana (1996) Stadium and Multipurpose hall Stožice (2010) and Air Traffic Control Centre Ljubljana (2013). The office has received many national and global architectural awards (Bauwelt Prize, Iconic
Award, Archmaraton Award, Piranesi award, Plečnik Prize) and eight Mies van der Rohe nominations.

The office’s work was featured in multiple independent and collective exhibitions and is featured in permanent collections at the Architekturmuseum der TU München and MAO Ljubljana. Furthermore the practice was selected to exhibit the project Adaptation and Reconstruction of Dom Revolucije at Chicago Architecture Biennial »Make new history« in 2017. The practice indeed enrolled at Royal Academy of Art Summer exhibition 2017, presenting the construction drawings of Sports Hall Stožice. In 2017, the office released a documentary, an essay on architectural practice S+V XX, produced by studio Vertigo. The documentary premiered in Ljubljana, and it is being selected and screened at international festivals (Sant ander, Rotterdam) as well as at the ORIS house of architecture in Zagreb.
In addition to his work at SADAR+VUGA, Boštjan Vuga has taught at the Berlage Institute Rotterdam, the IAAC Barcelona, the Faculty of Architecture Ljubljana, TU Berlin and MSA Muenster. In 2017 He was visiting professor at Technischen Universitat Graz, Institut fur Architekturtechnologie. In addition, he was appointed associated professor for architecture at the Faculty of Architecture in Ljubljana.
He was a visiting critic at AA London, the Bauhaus Kolleg in Dessau, the ETH in Zürich, Leopold-Franzens-Univeristaet Innsbruck, EIA Ecole D’ingenieurs et d’architectes Fribourg, the Academy of Visual Arts Vienna among others. He regularly lectures at architectural schools, conferences, and symposia in Slovenia and abroad. He publishes articles about current issues in architecture and urban planning. He edited several publications, among them the Plečnik 2007 issue for AB Architectural Bulletin and series of publications for TU Berlin.
Boštjan Vuga participated as a co-curator at the Montenegro Pavilion, »Treasures in Disguise« at the14th Venice Biennale of Architecture »Fundamentals«, Venice 2014.
Since 2014 he has been a president of the council of the MAO Museum of Architecture and Design of Slovenia.