Lejla Odobasic Novo

Lejla Odobasic Novo
International BURCH University · Department of Architecture

BA (Honours), M.Arch, PhD

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Additional affiliations
September 2017 - present
International BURCH University
Position
  • Professor
August 2016 - September 2016
Università degli Studi G. d'Annunzio Chieti e Pescara
Position
  • Lab Co-Leader with Prof. Federico Bilo
Description
  • International Summer School 2016
February 2016 - June 2016
IBU Architecture and Dd'A
Position
  • Co-ordinator / Mentor
Description
  • Joint project between International Burch University and Università degli Studi G. d'Annunzio Chieti e Pescara for the re-design of Ars Aevi (Sarajevo Contemporary Art Museum).
Education
September 2015 - July 2017
International BURCH University
Field of study
  • Architecture
September 2007 - May 2009
University of Waterloo
Field of study
  • Architecture
September 2001 - May 2006
University of Waterloo
Field of study
  • Architecture

Publications

Publications (20)
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When violence and destruction occur in an urban setting, as was the case in the 1992-1995 siege of Sarajevo, the city takes on a new morphology as the citizens adapt their living habits. In the process they also adapt both urban and architectural spaces to the new-found circumstances as a form of survival strategy. Aside from mere survival, the not...
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This publication is the result of a one-year research project funded by Tandem Western Balkans as an initiative of European Cultural Foundation and MitOst e.V. The Tandem consists of a collaboration between Aleksandar Obradović from Philopolitcs, based in Belgrade, and Lejla Odobašić Novo from International Burch University, based in Sarajevo. The...
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We could argue that one of the inherent attributes of Architecture that defines the built form is its materiality. It is the persistence of materiality that often stands witness to remembrance, be it individual or collective. The relationship between the way we remember and the materiality of what we remember is a subject explored by many scholars...
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Biofilms are microbial mono-specie or multi-specie (consortium) communities that play a significant role in the clinical, industrial and natural settings. Biofilm formation can be determined by using qualitative and quantitative tests, where the latter are considered more reliable. The prominently accepted result interpretation procedure for quanti...
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This research is driven by the notion of culture as a regenerative tool and its translation through architectural and urban form in the museum typology in the context of Bosnia and Hezegovina. Museums, as well as other cultural institutions, are considered a reflection of society as they inherently embody its history and collective memory while at...
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Throughout the last decades, cities are facing the common problem of abandonment and decay of urban land. This paper explores culture-led urban regeneration in the city of Sarajevo. Sarajevo is a city with rich cultural history, known for its diverse population. It has gone through several destruction periods, the greatest and most recent being the...
Conference Paper
This research is driven by the notion of culture as a regenerative tool and its translation through architectural and urban form in the museum typology in the context of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Museums, as well as other cultural institutions, are considered a reflection of society as they inherently embody its history and collective memory while at...
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Conceived during the siege of Sarajevo, with the city under bombardment, Ars Aevi Contemporary Art Museum is the outcome of an extraordinary story. By involving the world’s most important artists, it became the emblem of the city’s cultural resistance and the will to foster multicultural values.
Book
l numero 35 della collana Re-Cycle ITA LY — Nuovi cicli di vita per architetture e infrastrutture di città e paesaggio — contiene la ricerca di una delle componenti dell’unità di Pescara – Università G. d’Annunzio - (coordinatore Francesco Garofalo). Il lavoro nasce da una serie di sguardi incrociati attraverso l’Adriatico che, a partire da Pescara...
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This paper traces the role of the museum as a tool in the formation of national identity, in Bavarian kingdom, during the late eighteen and early nineteenth centuries. The importance of the museums in Berlin and Munich, built under the rule of Ludwig I, is that they helped to forge the new museum typology that were applied to other European cities...
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Universita G. d’Annunzio Dipartimento di Architettura di Pescara and IBU Architecture (joint project) Pescara, Italy - Sarajevo, BH Spring Semester
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Universita G. d’Annunzio Dipartimento di Architettura di Pescara and IBU Architecture (joint project) Pescara, Italy - Sarajevo, BH Spring Semester
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Locations of Exhibition: Cambridge, ON/ London UK/ Hannikah, Sarajevo/ Opatija Caught between a tormented past and a contested future, between religions and nationalities, both Jerusalem and Sarajevo are cities of multiplicity and division. Sarajevo has been referred to as 'Jerusalem of the West', a place where mosques, churches and synagogues ar...
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The Decolonizing Architecture Art Residency (DAAR) is part of a long-term project that deals with the spatial complexities of decolonization through an interrogation of the relationships between law, spatial production and colonial practices in Palestine and Israel. A significant body of DAAR’s work attempts to reveal how the operation of Israeli s...
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The thickening line crafted as a ‘temporary’ border thirteen years ago during the Dayton Peace Agreement –dividing Bosnia into Republika Srpska and the Federation of Bosniaks and Croats- is gaining an unsettling permanence in present-day Bosnia. As each of the three ethnic groups attempts to maintain their autonomy, they unwillingly share the divid...
Poster
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First Place Winner for the ”Best graphically presented Thesis” 2009 For written text please see: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/310694623_Across_the_River_A_Library_Reflected

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TACEESM aims to improve quality of higher education in partner countries in the field of architecture and civil engineering and enhance its relevance for the labour market needs and in accordance with European growth and development strategies.