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School of Architecture
GAHTC - Global Architectural History Teaching Collaborative (since 2018)
SAH - Society of Architectural Historians (since 2016)
SAHANZ - Society of Architectural Historians Australia and New Zealand (since 2016)
ICOMOS – International Council on Monument and Sites (since 2014)
INTBAU – International Network for Traditional Building, Architecture & Urbanism (since 2011)
EAHN - European Architectural History Network - Serbia correspondent (since 2008)
The Society of Conservators of Serbia (since 1998)
Renata is an architect and architectural historian. She holds undergraduate and postgraduate architectural degrees, an MSc (2007) and a PhD (2013) from the Faculty of Architecture, University of Belgrade; and a fellowship from the Institute of Classical Architecture in New York (2002).
Renata has eighteen years of teaching experience at the Faculty of Architecture in Belgrade, where she taught several courses: History of Architecture and Settlements, Theory of Architecture, Protection of Building Heritage, Styles and Forms in Architecture, Ancient Building Techniques, Design Studio 1 - 4, Visual Research, Architectural Graphics.
At Unitec, Renata teaches courses in Critical Studies, Architectural Theory, Research Methods, Design Studio 1, 2 & 4, Research Project.
Renata’s research interests are in the field of history and theory of architecture and their influence, application and use in contemporary architecture and design. She is the author of research papers in international journals, chapters in monographs, and she presented at a number of conferences held in Europe, Australia, and New Zealand.
Renata holds the award for the best PhD thesis in 2013 from the Institute for Architecture and Urban Planning of Serbia; and she is a recipient of the Unitec Excellence Award 2018 for Excellence in Teaching.
Graduate supervision of completed theses/dissertations
Masters theses or dissertations
Masters theses or dissertations supervised by Renata Jadresin-Milic as Principal Supervisor
Ramtano, Jean-Damien (2019). Revitalising the Huntly Power Station (Master of Architecture (Professional))
Kaur, Jaspreet (2019). Making place : architecture reflective of Auckland city['s diversity] (Master of Architecture (Professional))
Wu, Yuhao (2018). What if there is another chance (to establish a balanced architectural relation between a heritage building and a new construction)? (Master of Architecture (Professional))
Liu, Yanliang (2018). Finding the romance : a project that invigorates cultural values through architecture (Master of Architecture (Professional))
Pavlenko, Olga (2018). Abandoned industrial spaces : the place of adaptive reuse in revitalising a rural community in Tokomaru Bay, New Zealand (Master of Architecture (Professional))
Vaglenarova, Ivana (2017). Finding the forgotten : a project that invigorates the cultural identity of Macedonia through architecture (Master of Architecture (Professional))
Howse, William (2017). Functional heritage : reconnecting with the iron web (Master of Architecture (Professional))
Masters theses or dissertations supervised by Renata Jadresin-Milic as Associate Supervisor
Kadwell, Michael Edward (2019). Intergenerational healing : redefining the healthcare environment (Master of Architecture (Professional))
Kumar, Aleesha (2019). Land, symbiosis & cultural identity : curating a collective narrative in Fiji (Master of Architecture (Professional))
Kerby, Thomas (2019). The Greenwood Effect (Master of Architecture (Professional))
Loggia, Paolo (2019). Castle on edge : adaptive reuse of Cargill's Castle and its site (Master of Architecture (Professional))
Hossain, Nayla Mehvish (2019). Outside, In : design for integration (Master of Architecture (Professional))
Singh, Raina (2018). Unlocking the potential of neglected urban spaces : Mangere Bridge West : community connection to the natural landscape (Master of Architecture (Professional))
Atanasov, Ivan (2017). Developing Auckland - via history (Master of Architecture (Professional))
Bell, Taylor Ryan (2017). A concept made concrete : conserving a Brutalist icon through architectural intervention (Master of Architecture (Professional))
Madanovic, M., & Jadresin Milic, R. (2020). Uncharted architectural theory of critical regionalism in the work of Aleksandar Deroko between the world wars. Journal of Art Historiography (Vol. 22: Jun20).
Kontic, A., Jadresin Milic, R., & Mrljes, R. (2019). Defining the methodology of integrated research in the process of digital documentation of architectural heritage: case study Lizori, Italy. DISEGNARECON (Vol. 12 (23)).
Jadresin Milic, R. (2019). Architects on the Verge_Round Table 4: AESTHETICS OF ARCHITECTURE. 21st International Congress of Aesthetics 2019_Possible Worlds of Contemporary Aesthetics: Aesthetics between History, Geography and Media (ICA 2019) International Association for Aesthetics, Belgrade, Serbia.
Madanovic, M., & Jadresin Milic, R. (2019). Distance and the Balkans: Critical Regionalism Between the World Wars in the Work of Aleksandar Deroko. EAHN-SAHANZ 2019 conference "Distance Looks Back", A. Leach & A. Stickells (Ed.), the University of Sydney, Sydney.
Kontic, A., Jadresin Milic, R., & Mrljes, R. (2019). "Integrated Research Methodology in the Process of Digitalization of Documents of Architectural Heritage" ("Методологија интегрисаног истраживања у процесу дигиталне документације архитектонског наслеђа"). Arhitektura i urbanizam - Journal for Architecture, Urbanism and Spatial Planning (Vol. 48 (2019)).
Jadresin Milic, R., & Mitchell, C. (2019). Architectural History and Design Studio: Redrawing Pedagogical Boundaries. Learning Through Practice: The fifth international peer reviewed conference of the Association of Architectural Educators, The University of Westminster, London.
Jadresin Milic, R., & Mitchell, C. (2019). The Death of Aesthetics in Architectural Education? Possibilities for Contemporary Pedagogy. SAJ - Serbian Architectural Journal (Vol. volume 11 _2019 No _3).
Pretty, A., & Jadresin Milic, R. (2018). Ephemeral Crossroads: seven lamps, six years, seven lux-pavilions. P. Rajagopalan and M.M Andamon, Engaging Architectural Science: Meeting the Challenges of Higher Density: 52nd International Conference of the Architectural Science Association 2018. The Architectural Science Association and RMIT University, Australia.
Jadresin Milic, R., & Pretty, A. (2018). Relevance of Renaissance Architectural Theories Today: Together? Césaap; Claire Brunet, Cumulus Conference Proceedings Paris 2018 - To get there: designing together (Vol. Cumulus Conference Proceedings Series 03/2018 Paris).
Kontic, A., Jadresin Milic, R., & Mrljes, R. (2018). "International Summer School on Cultural Landscape and Heritage Skills, Lizori, Italy" ("Међународна летња школа о културном пејзажу и очувању наслеђа, Лизори, Италија"). Glasnik Društva Konzervatora Srbije (Vol. 42 (2018)).
Pretty, A., & Jadresin Milic, R. (2018). Ephemeral Crossroads: seven lamps, six years, seven lux-pavilions. Engaging Architectural Science: Meeting the Challenges of Higher Density: 52nd International Conference of the Architectural Science Association, The Architectural Science Association and RMIT University, Australia.
Jadresin Milic, R., & Madanovic, M. (2018). Romantic Visions vs. Rejection of Ideal Reconstruction. J. C. Pimentel,. A. Trevisan and A. Cardoso, Regionalism, Nationalism & Modern Architecture International Conference Proceedings. CEAA Centro de Estudos Arnaldo Araújo Escola Superior Artística do Porto Portugal.
Jadresin Milic, R., & McConchie, G. (2017). Quoting Palladio. In G. Hartoonian & J. Ting, Proceedings of the 34th Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand (SAHANZ 2017).
Jadresin Milic, R., & Nikezic, A. (2017). Enhancing Local Identity through Fostering Research-based Education in Architecture. Association of Architectural Educators aae 2017 Conference 'Architecture Connects', Oxford Brookes School of Architecture, Oxford, UK.
Jadresin Milic, R. (2017). The Role of Architectural History in Education of Architects Today. Symposium 'Educating Architects and Planners in the Twentieth Century', School of Architecture and Planning, The University of Auckland.
Jadresin Milic, R., & Preety, A. (2017). e-Measures of Success. Online Learning and Teaching in Architectural Education, Association of Architecture Schools of Australasia (AASA), School of Architectural Design and Planning, University of Sydney.
Jadresin Milic, R., & Nikezic, A. (2017). Communicating Heritage Through Intertwining Theory and Studio-based Course in Architectural Education. Giuseppe Amoruso, Putting Tradition into Practice: Heritage, Place and Design; Proceedings of 5th INTBAU International Annual Event.
Jadresin Milic, R., & Nikezic, A. (2017). Enhancing Local Identity through Fostering Research-based Education in Architecture. J. Anderson, Architecture Connects. Association of Architectural Educators 4th International peer reviewed conference. Oxford Brookes University, UK.
Jadresin Milic, R. (2015). The past as project forming, cultural heritage and architectural design, International Exhibition Catalogue FIRENZE-BEOGRAD-FIRENZE. Kosancicev venac 1941-2015. F. Collotti & M. Roter-Blagojevic (ed.), Universita degli Studi di Firenze, University of Belgrade.
Jadresin Milic, R. (2014). Contemporary Classical Architecture - Reconsidering Tradition. 3rd Annual International INTBAU Scientific Conference "Tradition and Heritage in Contemporary Image of the City", Krakow, Poland.
Jadresin Milic, R. (2013). Theories of Contemporary Classical Architecture and their Relationship with Theoretical Principles of Renaissance. Faculty of Architecture, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia.
Jadresin Milic, R. (2013). Vitruvius's Notion of Symmetry in Renaissance Texts on Architecture. Second Colloquium on Architectural Theory, Werner Oechslin Library Foundation "TEXT: TOOL AND SOURCE OF UNDERSTANDING", Einsiedeln, Switzerland.
Jadresin Milic, R., & Kurtovic Folic, N. (2013). The Idea of Restoration in Renaissance Treatises on Architecture. International Symposium CITIES UNDER RESTORATION, Centre for Built Environment, Kolkata, India.
Roter Blagojevic, M., Nikolic, M., & Jadresin Milic, R. (2013). The New Management Approach in Protection and Reactivation of Cultural and Natural Heritage in Resava - Mlava Region. Editore Valmaran - Roma, 6th International Congress on "Science and Technology for the Safeguard of Cultural Heritage of the Mediterranean Basin", Cultural Heritage Congress Athens (Vol. III).