Ana Ascic

Architect and Founder at AA Studio


Member of Research Group Cultural Landscape
Universidad politécnica de Madrid, Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura Grupo de investigación paisaje cultural
November 2013-present
Member of Croatian Chamber of Architects
October 2013-present
State License Exam, Architecture
Ministry of Construction and Physical Planning, Republic of Croatia
September 2013
Advanced Architectural Design Phd Programme
Universidad politécnica de Madrid, Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura Doctorado en proyectos arquitectónicos avanzados
PhD Candidate
> Thesis: The Invisible Landscape-An Atlas; advised by DA Juan Miguel Hernández León
Master in Advanced Architectural Design
Universidad politécnica de Madrid, Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura Máster en proyectos arquitectónicos avanzados
> Thesis:  ̋Urbanizing Technologies:Locative Media ̋; advised by DA José Ballesteros
> Papers, among others:
̋Intensive Places:Atmospheres ̋, with Tunon and Mansilla;
̋Compound Libraries: Postproduction and Optimization? ̋, with Soriano and Ribot;  ̋11.44 am to 13.23 pm chat ̋, with Luis Fernández Galiano
Master of Architecture
University of Zagreb, Faculty of Architecture
> Final project:  ̋Poloj: Nature and Infrastructure ̋, advised by prof. Nenad Fabijanic
One year scholarship for post-professional studies
awarded by Randic i suradnici based on outstanding dedication and work results

Architectural Work Experience

AA studio, Architectural office
EMUR Studio Architectural office, Zagreb, Croatia
Architect, office coordinator and project leader, full employment, mentor for student internships
Grupo Aranea, Architectural office, Alicante, Spain
Architect, external collaborator
Randic i suradnici, Architectural office, Zagreb, Croatia
Design architect, full employment
Brijuni Arquitectos, Architectural office, Madrid, Spain
Design architect
Randic i suradnici, Architectural office, Zagreb, Croatia
Design architect, full employment
Randic-Turato, Architectural office, Zagreb, Croatia
Design architect, full employment
Njiric+ arhitekti, Architectural office, Zagreb, Croatia
Junior architect, full employment
University of Zagreb Faculty of Architecture
Design architect, full employment

Writings, a blog on space, design and other stuff
regular contributor,
> a series of articles on architecture, art and other stuff, among them:
Days of Oris, Dubrovnik, Croatia
International conference on architecture and urbanism
> Arhitekti u proširenom polje/ Architects in the Expanded Field, coverage of the conference
Transmediale BWPWAP Berlin, Germany
Festival on digital art and culture
> Book Sprints/Collaborative writing, conversation with Adam Hyde, David M. Berry,
Baruch Gottlieb, Lioudmila Voropai and Michael Dieter
> Digitalni gradovi/Digital Cities, conversation with Marleen Stikker, founder of Waag
Society, Amsterdam
PROTO/E/CO/LOGICS 002 The Field is Open, Rovinj, Croatia
International symposium on architecture and urbanism
> Otvoreno polje arhitekture/ The Open Field of Architecture, coverage of the symposium
Injured Cities/Urban Afterlives, Columbia University, New York
International conference
> Ozlijedeni gradovi/Injured Cities, coverage of the conference
Visualizar 11 Understanding Infrastructures, Medialab Prado, Madrid
> forum discussions exploring the culture of BigData and its impact today on society, sci-
ence and arts
Split Talks 2010
Conference exploring alternatives to existing models of development of Croatian coastline > interview with Nanne de Ru /Powerhouse Company, The Netherlands/
> interview with Ralf Looke /SALTO architects, Estonia/

Publications article “D-resort interiors”
“Oris” magazine special edition; D-resort;
The (In)Visible Landscape: Locative Media ̋
International Scienti c Conference RETHINKING URBANISM, Proceedings Book, Ed. Zlatko Karac, Faculty of Architecture, University of Zagreb, 2012. (159-162)
"Refugios desde una rótula"
MPAA 2010/2011, Ed. Darío Gazapo, Mairea Libros, Madrid, 2011. (68-69)

̋Un diario de acciones y re exiones sobre lugar y extraneza ̋
MPAA 2010/2011, Ed. Darío Gazapo, Mairea Libros, Madrid, 2011. (91-92)

̋Negotiations and Renegotiations: Atmospheric Interstice ̋
MPAA 2010/2011, Ed. Darío Gazapo, Mairea Libros, Madrid, 2011. (135)
a series of articles on contemporary architecture and design

"Katarina plug-in"
published in  ̋Katarina 06 Otvaranje pulske obale ̋, UPI-2M, Pula, 2006 (162-183)


EASA /European Architecture Summer Assembly/
 ̋Adaptation ̋, Motovun, Croatia, organization of an international congress of students
of architecture, with a series of lectures, a workshop and an exhibition

City Index, Elefsina, Greece; video workshop  ̋Licensed to Shoot ̋; exploration of video
and interview as tools for urban research

̋The Pavillion ̋, Brighton, UK, tutors: Chris Hardie, Andrew Groarke, Kevin Carmody
>  ̋Trans ID ̋, Berguen, Switzerland; design and construction of a travelling exhibition pavillion, tutors: Alexander M Bauer, Frederik De Smedt, Anne Celinne and Sebastian Rausch

GUP Praktikum
Critical research of General Urbanistic Plan of the City of Zagreb

Save as Tresnja
Development of future scenarios for Tresnjevka, a neighbourhood in Zagreb; Tutors: Penezic and Rogina


Association of architects of Zagreb
near zero energy buildings

ETSA Madrid, Spain
Grasshopper intensive workshop, taught by Roberto Molino
CTRL+MAD, Madrid, Spain

Arduino workshop, taught by Juanma Sarrió and Diego Cuevas
McNeal, on-line course

Introduction to grasshopper, taught by Andrés Gonzalez Posada

Skils & hobbies

English TOEFL 106/120
Spanish DELE B2
Danish A1

Autodesk AutoCAD, Archicad, Adobe CS, Rhinoceros, Grasshopper, MS Office

Driving licence
B Category

Soft skills

reading, writing, biking, swimming, workout, psychology, design, art

Architecture and Design

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