On Wednesday, 17 April 2019, at 10.30 a.m., in the Oris House of Architecture, renowned Chilean architect Smiljan Radić will take part in a public conversation on the occasion of his visit to Croatia, which will be moderated by editors of Oris magazine, Ana Bedenko and Frano Petar Zovko. The programme will also include the projection of the Grace and Gravity short film.
Smiljan Radić was born in Santiago in 1965. Graduated in architecture from Universidad Católica de Chile. Subsequently studied at Instituto Universitario di Architettura in Venice. After being awarded first prize at the International Competition Platía Eleftería (Heraklion, Crete), he worked on the development and realisation of a project in Greece in association with architects Nicolas Skutelis and Flavio Zanon. In 2000, he won the competition for the project Barrio Cívico de Concepción (under construction at the moment) and received the Best National Architect Under 35 award by the Chilean Architects Association in 2001. Has given numerous lectures and participated in numerous exhibitions in Mexico, Argentina, Spain, USA, Norway and Austria. His writings have been published in magazines, such as Casabella, A+U, Quaderns, Detail, 2G, Electa, Lotus and Arq among others, as well as in two monographic catalogues published in Spain and Chile. In 2007, he was invited to be guest professor at the University of Texas. In 2008, he gave lectures at Harvard with his long-time associate, sculptor Marcela Correa.