SHARE Ljubljana 2020 | About the conference


SHARE Forum is one of the essential networking platforms for the construction-related fields in Central and Eastern Europe. We bring together principal and senior architects from leading practices to discuss their recently awarded projects from the most significant architectural competitions worldwide.

The 2nd edition of the International Forum of Architecture and Engineering, SHARE Ljubljana 2020 will be held on the 22nd of September 2020. SHARE Ljubljana 2020 will be an exciting day of award-winning project presentations, debates, and workshops on all things architecture-related and beyond.

Organized by Pro Event Cultural Association in partnership with The Chamber of Architecture and Spatial Planning of Slovenia, SHARE Ljubljana 2020 looks ahead to bringing together delegated architects, municipality officials, engineers, urbanists and other professionals related to architecture field.

Chairman of the conference Mr Tomaz Kristof, the President of the Chamber of Architecture and Spatial Planning of Slovenia andMr. Florin Mindrigiu, Event Director and Founder of Pro Event Association will open this year’s edition.

International speakers from countries like the UK, The Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, confirmed their presence at SHARE Ljubljana 2020.

Location: Hotel InterContinental, Slovenia

Date & Time: 22nd September 2020 from 9:00-19:00.


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Arch. Stephen WITHERFORD / co-founder Witherford Watson Mann architects – UK

RIBA Stirling Prize Laureate


Since establishing Witherford Watson Mann Architects in 2001, Stephen has led projects for Amnesty International UK’s headquarters, the Bankside Urban Forest, Arts Council England’s North West offices in Manchester, Olympic Legacy Masterplan, Astley Castle, a contemporary almshouse in London, Clare College, Cambridge and The Courtauld Institute of Art. The practice was awarded the 2013 RIBA Stirling Prize for the construction of a contemporary house within the medieval ruins of Astley Castle. Stephen is the chair of Tate Members Council, a member of Tate Modern Council and was an artist Trustee of Tate Gallery from 2015-2019. He was previously a member of the British School at Rome Faculty of Fine Arts, the Mayor’s Design Advisory Group and a Visiting Fellow in Urban Design at the London School of Economics.


Arch. Maurizio MEOSSI / Senior associate ZAHA HADID – UK

Winner of 2019 World Architecture Community Award (Generali Tower)


Maurizio Meossi originally joined ZHA in 2002, working primarily as a 3D designer for several international competitions. He moved to Italy in 2002 to join the team working on the MAXII Museum of Contemporary Arts. After a few years interval where he worked for structural engineers GPA engineering, Maurizio re-joined the ZHA’s Rome office in 2006 as project architect for the Milan Citylife residential project, completed in 2013. Now in London, Maurizio became a senior associate in 2016. Maurizio has worked on some of ZHA’s largest scale residential projects across the world, including Italy, Australia, Mexico and Turkey. In Italy, he successfully led the design team for the residential cluster of buildings that form the new CityLife complex in Milan. Completed in 2014, the project is formed of 6 medium rise towers organised around a wide green communal space.


Arch. Pepe GASCON / founder Pepe Gascón Arquitectura – SPAIN

Winner of The International Architecture Award (The European Centre for Architecture and Urban Studies + The Chicago Athenaeum)


His architecture and design are contextual, taking into consideration the intrinsic characteristics of the context in which they arise. This affords him the versatility to tackle different types of work, without needing to resort to just one single style. A lover of timelessness, his passion for architecture and design means that he views each project as a fresh challenge. His work has been published and exhibited in numerous publications and exhibitions, national and international.


Arch. Sonja RADOVIC /  Founder of Studio Synthesis – MONTENEGRO

Winner of the Grand Prix for Architecture – Project at Balkan Architectural Biennale BAB 2017 for Urban design for the New Cemetery, Municipality of Podgorica, Montenegro


Sonja RADOVIC was Montenegrin Women Laureate for Mimar Sinan Award, (2014). She was Visiting Professor of Urban Design at the Faculty of Architecture in Montenegro (2014-2016). As Curator of Montenegrin pavilion at 16th Venice Architecture Biennale, she conceptualises the theme of exibition “Emerging Resilience. Reimagining voids through sharing values” (2018). Sonja was Commissioner of Montenegro on 4th Balkan Architectural Biennale, BAB (2019).  She authored numerous scientific and artistic papers and publications and she has won many international awards and recognitions.


Winner of The International Architecture Award (The European Centre for Architecture and Urban Studies + The Chicago Athenaeum)


For MVRDV he currently oversees the studio for projects in German-speaking countries. Besides his work for MVRDV, he has acted as visiting critic at the Rotterdam Academy of Architecture, the ENSA Belleville, Paris, and the University of Applied Sciences in Leiden. Thorissen contributed to a number of publications about inclusive city design, future housing, the circular economy, and productive urban landscapes. “MVRDV is one of the most intriguing architectural practices globally: projects covering all imaginable scales, collaborating with the world’s brightest people, always pushing boundaries and exploring new possibilities,” he says.



Arch. Kerem YAGZAN & Arch. Begüm YAZGAN / Founding Partners OF Yazgan Design Architecture – TURKEY

Winners of LEAF Awards – ‘Urban Design Project of the Year’ Award European Property Awards 2017 


Founded in 2003 by Kerem Yazgan and Begüm Yazgan, both PhD. Architects, Yazgan Design Architecture Inc. is an architectural, interior, landscape and graphic design and construction firm based in Ankara, Turkey.  In the past 16 years, Yazgan Design Architecture has been published in 19 countries and has been awarded with 89 national and international design awards.

With over 8.000.000 square meters in total projects located in both Turkey and a number of other countries, the portfolio of Yazgan Design Architecture continues to grow and diversify.

The company has the capacity to create projects of different programs and scales that cover conceptual, design development and construction phases. Mixed-use buildings, retail, hotel, residential, office, educational buildings, hospitals, cultural centers, airports, and sport complexes are some of the building typologies that comprise the company portfolio. Yazgan Design Architecture also achieves interior and landscape design construction works alongside its project repertoire.


Arch. Mihael DEŠMAN / Founding Partner of DANS STUDIO – SLOVENIA

Winner of Architizer A+ jury Award 2016


Mihael Dešman received the Piranesi Prize (1990) and the nomination for the Plečnik Medal (2004). The architectural projects developed by DANS arhitekti received numerous awards on architectural competitions.

They were nominated for the Piranesi Award (2008, 2016) and Plečnik Award (2010). Recent recognitions include the European Prize for Urban Public Space – joint winner (2012) and the nomination for the Mies van der Rohe prize (2015, 2017), they got the Golden Pencil Award (2013), the first National Award for wooden construction (2013), nomination for the Brick Award (2014) and Architizer A+ jury Award 2016. Their works were presented at numerous international exhibitions and published at various venues and journals worldwide.


Arch. Dean LAH / Co-founder Enota – SLOVENIA

Winner of Archilovers Best Project 2018 Italy


For his work in Enota he received many architectural awards, his work has been presented on numerous exhibitions and published in professional and broad interest publications all over the world.
Dean lectures at architectural schools, conferences and symposiums in Slovenia and abroad. Since 2016 he is teaching at Architectural Department of University of Maribor. With intention to promote the importance of architectural quality, he has been active as the member of several architectural award and architectural competitions juries, member of executive board of Chamber of Architecture and Spatial Planning of Slovenia, member of European Forum for Architectural policies, member of executive board of Architects Association of Ljubljana and some other formal and informal networks and events on architecture.



 Why SHARE Ljubljana 2020?

● A leading conference programme with outstanding architects who present their recent international awarded projects;
● Thematics: Interior Architecture / Design & Furniture / Lighting Design/Facades/Roofs/ Insulation/ Landscape;International debate ‘Transforming the world through architecture”;
● An exhibition of innovative architectural solutions, products, and services;
● Networking and social events like architectural tours, practices visits, and cocktails & conversation meetings;