Aljoša Dekleva, M.Arch (AA Dist), was born 1972 in Postojna, Slovenia. He graduated 1998 from the Faculty of Architecture of University of Ljubljana, Slovenia and got his Master degree in Architecture with Distinction, 2002 at the Architectural Association, London, UK. Since 2014 he is director of Architectural Association Visiting School Nanotourism. In 2014 he was guest professor at École d’architecture de l’Université de Montréal, Canada. Currently he is visiting professor at École nationale supérieure d'architecture Paris-Val de Seine, France.
Together with Tina Gregorič he set up dekleva gregorič arhitekti in 2003 in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
The work of dekleva gregorič arhitekti first received international attention with XXS house, and was awarded the Silver Plate, European Architecture Award Luigi Cosenza, in 2004, and the WALLPAPER* award, Best breakthrough designers, in 2005. In 2009, the Metal recycling plant ODPAD was nominated and shortlisted for the Mies van den Rohe Award 2009, was awarded at the International Architecture Awards 2009, and won Plečnik’s Medal prize in Slovenia among others. In 2009 they also won the international 40 under 40 award from the European Centre for Architecture, Art, Design and Urban Studies. In 2012 the Clifftop house on Maui received 2nd place at the AIT awards, in the Luxury Living category, and at the International Architecture Awards 2012. The same year the office was selected for a highly recommended group of practices for ’21 for 21′ WAN AWARDS 2012 – searching for “21 architects for the 21st Century. The initiative aims to highlight 21 architects who could be the leading lights of architecture in the 21st Century; outstanding, forward-thinking people and organisations who have the demonstrable potential to be the next big thing in the architectural world.” Two of their projects, Housing Perovo and KSEVT (Cultural Centre of EU Space Technologies), were nominated for the Mies van den Rohe Award 2013. Recently, their latest finalized project: Compact Karst House, has been nominated for the Mies van den Rohe Award 2015.
In early 2017 he gave a lecture at our department as part of the series „Luscious Lustrous Ljubljana“, organized by the chair of “Communication of Architecture” which presented contemporary architecture from Ljubljana.
More information: http://dekleva-gregoric.com