Milica Božić (1997) is an architect and a researcher from Belgrade, Serbia. She finished her bachelor’s RIBA Part I and master’s RIBA Part II studies at the Faculty of Architecture, University of Belgrade. During her master’s
studies, and especially in her master’s thesis titled Terra Posteterna: Hyperobjects as phenomena in the Third landscape, she found a particular fascination in relations between landscape and art practices, with a specific focus on exhibition spaces, and their effect on questions of sustainability. In addition, during her master’s she became a teaching associate at the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Architecture. Throughout this period, she joined the Faculty’s research laboratory The legacy of modernism where she actively contributed to research activities related to the questions of architectural heritage. Meanwhile, she participated in multiple extracurricular activities, such as exhibitions, workshops, seminars, conferences, and architectural and art competitions, in addition to parallel practical work. Some of these include the Student workshop ISO-SCAPES: Research Mass Housing (Belgrade, Serbia), the International MOISE Architectural Seminar (Cres, Croatia), the International student workshop ‘ADJUSTING BELGRADE: COLLAGE OF URBAN INTERIORITY’ (Organizers Architectural Association (AA) faculty, London, UK, in Belgrade, Serbia), International exhibition and conference ‘Balkan Architectural Biennale’, (Belgrade, Serbia), Competition for Serbian Pavilion at Milano Triennale exhibition (Shorlisted) Competition for Serbian pavilion in LA BIENNALE ARCHITETTURA 2020 (Venice, Italy), Competition for conceptual urban and architectural design for the development of Moraca riverfront in Podgorica, Montenegro (Praise), and others.
Following her master’s, she became a junior researcher at the Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory in Belgrade, where she was working in an interdisciplinary team on various topics that connect architecture, art, sociology, and philosophy. In addition, another working engagement that stands out is her experience as an invigilator at the Eugster II Gallery of contemporary art in Belgrade. This included participation in two exhibitions: Belgrade at Conflicts: Future ecologies – WE ARE HERE: Artists’ moving image and With luck, there’ll be no more dreams. As per her professional practice, she has worked with Blakstad Haffner Arkitekter, Buro +1, and Buro Via as a freelance architect.