New York, NY, US



Registered Architect in the State of New York with over 15 years of advanced experience and proven record of successfully overseeing and directing projects of varying sizes and complexities from inception to completion in some of the top national offices.



Gertler & Wente Architects, LLP, Head of Retail Studio

Jan 2013 - current

MStudio, New York, NY, US, Principal

Mar 2009 - current

Gensler, New York, NY, US, Project Manager

Feb 2006 - Mar 2009

TPG ARCHITECTURE LLP, New York, NY, US, Senior Associate/Account Executive

Jan 2001 - Feb 2006

Walker/Group/CNI, New York, NY, US, Associate, Account Executive and Project Manager

Feb 1989 - Nov 1998


University of Belgrade, Faculty of Architecture, , BArch, Architectural Enginering

9 Semesters of Architectural Engineering to include Architectural Design, Urbanism and City Planning Studies, Interior Design, Landscaping, Historic Preservation, History of Architecture and Arts, Building Details of Historic Buildings, Free Hand drawing & Painting, Vernacular Architecture, Statics 1 & 2, Mathematic 1 & 2 & 3, Concrete, Steel, Mixed and Wood Constructions, Perspective Rendering 1 & 2, Construction Materials, Plumbing, Mechanical, Heating, Cooling, Electrical, and other.
Historic Preservation, Restoration and Urban Revitalization of K.Venac, Landmark area of Belgrade

Sep 1976 - Nov 1981

Polytechnical University of Milan (Italy) Faculty of Architecture, Milan Italy, Architectural Studies

Architectural Studies (not completed)

Sep 1978 - Nov 1980

University of Belgrade, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Chemical Engineering

Chemical and Theoretic Engineering

Sep 1975 - Jun 1976



• Relocated to Bangkok, Thailand working for US employer in marketing, design and supervision of the working drawing production for 5 Robinson department stores.
• Spent a year in Stuttgart, Germany working for the US employer on Breuninger department store on-site design supervision and transfer of construction documents.
• Collaborated with Naomi Leff who is selected as one of “The World’s 20 Greatest Designers of All Time” by Architectural Digest, January 2010 edition
• Extensive experience in historic buildings site survey and construction techniques.
• Worked with NYC Landmark Commission on various designated buildings.


Awarded Projects I managed:, 1st Place

Awarded Projects I managed:
- Christian Dior Store - Madison Avenue, New York, AWARDED by the International Design Institute with the 1st place in categories of Temporary Stores, and Innovative Graphics
- Barneys Chelsea Passage- New York, AWARDED as “Store of the Year” by DDI magazine;
- ULTA Cosmetic and Salon - Prototype, AWARDED “Store of the Year” by DDI magazine;
-Iwataya Tunnel - Fukuoka, Japan, AWARDED “Best Public Space in the World” by ISP/VMS+SD magazine;
-Robinson Department Store, Fashion Island -Bangkok, AWARDED “Best Department Store in the World” by Chain Store Age Magazine;
- Iwataya Department Store - Fukuoka, Japan, AWARDED “Best Department Store in the World” by Chain Store Age Magazine


Areas of Specialization