PerspectLab – Laboratory for the Theory, Creation, and Politics of Space combines a theoretical understanding of spatial and social sciences with practical and political approaches to pressing issues such as space creation; the projection of justice across the spatial scale of architecture, urban forms, and territories; citizen participation in decision-making; housing (and its commodification); segregation, gentrification, and privatization; urban commons; endangerment of cultural heritage and natural resources.

PerspectLab gathers experts in architecture, philosophy, heritage, history of art, anthropology and sociology who provide a scientific research core to an international network of individuals, civil organizations, activist groups, social movements, as well as academic and other institutions.

The findings gained from research projects and theoretical analysis are continuously presented at conferences and in publications, as well as challenged through debates and round tables. PerspectLab’s mission is to find effective pathways for the application of scientific research on this cluster of topics, thus positioning itself as a locus of communication between the scientific community and the broader public.

  • Publishing Khōrein: Journal for Architecture and Philosophy in collaboration with the Faculty of Architecture, University of Belgrade (https://khorein.ifdt.bg.ac.rs/index.php/ch).
  • Annual Summer School on boat “Waterscapes in Heritage and Environment,” in collaboration with the University of Bergamo.
  • Annual Summer School “Architecture & Philosophy,” held in Cres, Croatia, in collaboration with the University of Rijeka, Technische Universität Berlin, Politecnico di Torino.
  • Annual Conference “Moise Architectural Seminar,” held in Cres Croatia, in collaboration with DeltaLab, University of Rijeka.

External associates:

Bougleux Elena (University of Bergamo)
Ćurčić Danilo (A11 iniciative)
Morezzi Emanuele (Politecnico di Torino)
Timotijević Jovana (Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Belgrade)
Vesnić Snežana (Faculty of Architecture, University of Belgrade)

Miloš Ćipranić, Opisi arhitektonskih objekata u antici, Institut za filozofiju i društvenu teoriju, Orion Art Books, Beograd, 2022.

Snežana Vesnić, Petar Bojanić, Miloš Ćipranić, “Object as a Series of Its Acts”, Filozofski vestnik, XLIV, 3, pp. 131–144. 2023. https://ojs.zrc-sazu.si/filozofski-vestnik/article/view/13606

Petar Bojanić, In-Statuere. Figures of Institutional Building, trans. E. Djordjevic, Vittorio Klostermann, Frankfurt am Main, 2022.

Željko Radinković, Filozofija tehnike. Uvod u teoriju tehničkog odnošenja prema svijetu, Novi Sad/Beograd: Akademska knjiga/IFDT, 2022.

Davor Ereš, “The Influence of Temporality: Exhibiting Architecture and the Prospect of Immediacy of Discipline at the Venice Biennale”, AM Journal of Art and Media Studie, pp. 11-22. 2023. https://fmkjournals.fmk.edu.rs/index.php/AM/article/view/479

Milica Mađanović, “Building for the age” according to the principles of holism, individuality, and development: Historicism and architecture, Filozofija i drustvo 2022 Volume 33, Issue 4, Pages: 1004-1021. https://doi.org/10.2298/FID2204004M

Iguman, S. & Galway, N. (2024). The Battle for Belgrade’s Historic Riverfront: Citizen Resistance to Radical Urban Changes. In Handbook of Politics and Heritage. Routledge.

Iguman, S. (2021). Urban rivers in Belgrade, Serbia. Radical transformations and illegal urban practices in a post-socialist capital. Archivio Antropologico Mediterraneo, 23(2), pp. 1-17. https://doi.org/10.4000/aam.4334

Iguman, Sanja, Nevena Mijatović i Sara Nikolić. 2022. “’Keep up the Good Work, Za naš Kej!’Citizens’ Passive Support to the Local Activist Group“, Filozofija i društvo/Philosophy and Society 33 (1): 120-142.

Nikolić, Sara. 2023. „Burning Tires, Sauerkraut and Dung: The (Classist) Boundaries of an Olfactory Landscape“. Sensory Environmental Relationships: Between Memories of the Past and Imaginings of the Future, eds. Blaž Bajič, Ana Svetel, 155-173. Delaware: Vernon press.

Bojanić, Sanja, Jelena Ćeriman i Sara Nikolić. 2023. „Upotreba foto-elicitacije u sociologiji: kontekstualizacija siromaštva i društvene isključenosti“, Revija za sociologiju 53 (3): 429-457. DOI:10.5613/rzs.53.3.4

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ABOUT

PerspectLab gathers experts in architecture, philosophy, heritage, history of art, anthropology and sociology who provide a scientific research core to an international network of individuals, civil organizations, activist groups, social movements, as well as academic and other institutions.

The findings gained from research projects and theoretical analysis are continuously presented at conferences and in publications, as well as challenged through debates and round tables. PerspectLab’s mission is to find effective pathways for the application of scientific research on this cluster of topics, thus positioning itself as a locus of communication between the scientific community and the broader public.

ACTIVITIES
  • Publishing Khōrein: Journal for Architecture and Philosophy in collaboration with the Faculty of Architecture, University of Belgrade (https://khorein.ifdt.bg.ac.rs/index.php/ch).
  • Annual Summer School on boat “Waterscapes in Heritage and Environment,” in collaboration with the University of Bergamo.
  • Annual Summer School “Architecture & Philosophy,” held in Cres, Croatia, in collaboration with the University of Rijeka, Technische Universität Berlin, Politecnico di Torino.
  • Annual Conference “Moise Architectural Seminar,” held in Cres Croatia, in collaboration with DeltaLab, University of Rijeka.
MEMBERS

External associates:

Bougleux Elena (University of Bergamo)
Ćurčić Danilo (A11 iniciative)
Morezzi Emanuele (Politecnico di Torino)
Timotijević Jovana (Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Belgrade)
Vesnić Snežana (Faculty of Architecture, University of Belgrade)

PUBLICATIONS

Miloš Ćipranić, Opisi arhitektonskih objekata u antici, Institut za filozofiju i društvenu teoriju, Orion Art Books, Beograd, 2022.

Snežana Vesnić, Petar Bojanić, Miloš Ćipranić, “Object as a Series of Its Acts”, Filozofski vestnik, XLIV, 3, pp. 131–144. 2023. https://ojs.zrc-sazu.si/filozofski-vestnik/article/view/13606

Petar Bojanić, In-Statuere. Figures of Institutional Building, trans. E. Djordjevic, Vittorio Klostermann, Frankfurt am Main, 2022.

Željko Radinković, Filozofija tehnike. Uvod u teoriju tehničkog odnošenja prema svijetu, Novi Sad/Beograd: Akademska knjiga/IFDT, 2022.

Davor Ereš, “The Influence of Temporality: Exhibiting Architecture and the Prospect of Immediacy of Discipline at the Venice Biennale”, AM Journal of Art and Media Studie, pp. 11-22. 2023. https://fmkjournals.fmk.edu.rs/index.php/AM/article/view/479

Milica Mađanović, “Building for the age” according to the principles of holism, individuality, and development: Historicism and architecture, Filozofija i drustvo 2022 Volume 33, Issue 4, Pages: 1004-1021. https://doi.org/10.2298/FID2204004M

Iguman, S. & Galway, N. (2024). The Battle for Belgrade’s Historic Riverfront: Citizen Resistance to Radical Urban Changes. In Handbook of Politics and Heritage. Routledge.

Iguman, S. (2021). Urban rivers in Belgrade, Serbia. Radical transformations and illegal urban practices in a post-socialist capital. Archivio Antropologico Mediterraneo, 23(2), pp. 1-17. https://doi.org/10.4000/aam.4334

Iguman, Sanja, Nevena Mijatović i Sara Nikolić. 2022. “’Keep up the Good Work, Za naš Kej!’Citizens’ Passive Support to the Local Activist Group“, Filozofija i društvo/Philosophy and Society 33 (1): 120-142.

Nikolić, Sara. 2023. „Burning Tires, Sauerkraut and Dung: The (Classist) Boundaries of an Olfactory Landscape“. Sensory Environmental Relationships: Between Memories of the Past and Imaginings of the Future, eds. Blaž Bajič, Ana Svetel, 155-173. Delaware: Vernon press.

Bojanić, Sanja, Jelena Ćeriman i Sara Nikolić. 2023. „Upotreba foto-elicitacije u sociologiji: kontekstualizacija siromaštva i društvene isključenosti“, Revija za sociologiju 53 (3): 429-457. DOI:10.5613/rzs.53.3.4

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