Amila Smajlović

Amila Smajlović studied architecture at the Graz University of Technology (TU Graz). During her studies, she worked as a study and project assistant in academic teaching and research. For her work "A Right to Housing" (2017, with Arch DI Michael Pleschberger), she received an honorable mention as part of the Herbert Eichholzer Architecture Promotion Award from the City of Graz. Based on the topic of social and functional diversity and justice in the city, she wrote her master’s thesis "Equilibrium: On Distance and Proximity in the City” and was awarded the Tschom Housing Prize at the GAD Awards 2021. She gained several years of practical experience focusing on urban and public space planning as well as housing projects in architectural offices in Graz and Vienna. Since June 2024, she has been working as a university assistant at the Research Area for Local Planning at TU Wien, where she will work on her dissertation focusing on the development of rural areas.