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Eva Prelovšek Niemelä

Head of research department - Creativity & Society

Eva Prelovšek Niemelä is Head of research department for Creativity & Society at the InnoRenew CoE, an architect and authorized designer architect. She was in charge of planning and implementing the new buildings of the research institute InnoRenew CoE. In addition, she is leading the design of the renovation of the Servite Monastery in Koper, as well as other projects for timber buildings and interiors. Her research interests include LCA and LCC analysis in architecture, REED design, design of spaces for childcare and education, and various aspects of building physics in timber construction.

She finished her education in the field of architecture at the Technical University in Vienna and at the Academy of Fine arts in 2002. In 2006 she finished her master studies at the Faculty of Architecture, University of Ljubljana. After 1 year the Faculty of Architecture choose to publish her master thesis (focus on formation of Slovenian highway identity) as an independent monography.

Since 2005 she has been working in her architect studio Atelje Prelovšek. She set up many expositions in the National Gallery in Ljubljana and in other galleries in Slovenia and abroad – Austria, Czech Republic, Brazil, North Macedonia and Japan. She conducted many new buildings and renewals.

Between the years 2008 and 2017 she also regularly wrote articles in architectural magazines and, as a curator and moderator, co-organized the Month of Design (Mesec oblikovanja) and the Architectural Conference within the City of Design. In the years 2015-2017 she was the chief editor of the architectural magazine HIŠE.