People

Mina Radić Sibinović

  • Role in Center:

    SMUS Doctoral Student

  • Discipline:

    Architecture and Urban Planning

  • University:

    University Union - Nikola Tesla

  • Country:

    Serbia

Biography: Mina Radić is an Architect from Serbia, who specializes in green building and sustainable design. She has completed a bachelor’s degree in Architecture and Urban Planning at the University Union – Nikola Tesla in Belgrade and a master’s degree at the University of Technical Sciences in Novi Sad, Serbia. During her studies, she won an award for designing the external vertical garden at the International Green Build Conference. After the award, she has started working on scientific research related to the design and functions of vertical gardens. She has participated in many international workshops, public debates, and lectures. She was a guest scientific researcher at the Technical University in Munich at the Chair of Building Technology and Climate Responsive Design, working with Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Thomas Auer. She has published four research papers and participated in field projects concerned with green building in her home country and Germany. 

PhD Thesis Working Title: Low Cost Vertical Gardens in Schools. Built Environment Education Tools for Tackling Sustainability Issues

Supervisors:  Asst. Prof. Dr. Marta Brkovć Dodig, University Union – Nikola Tesla, Belgrade, Serbia; Prof. Dr. Ing. Angela Million, Technische Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Selected Publications:

  • Radić, M. (2021): Housing. SMUS Booklet.

  • Radić, M./ Brković Dodig M./Auer T. (2019): Green Facades and Living Walls — A Review Establishing the Classification of Construction Types and Mapping the Benefits. Sustainability, Vol. 11. doi:10.3390/su11174579

  • Radić, M./ Arsić, J./ Džaleta, M./Stevović, S. (2012): Improvement of Environmental Quality by Setting up the External Vertical Garden on the Existing Building. ”Conference on Mechanical Engineering Technologies and Applications”. Istočno Sarajevo – Jahorina, National and University Library of Republic of Srpska, Banja Luka: COMETa 2012, 525-532.

  • Radić, M./Arsić, J./ Džaleta, M./Stevović, S. (2012): Eco-Architecture and Sustainable Design as a Function of the Quality of Environment. Održiva gradnja i urbane oaze [Sustainable buildings and Urban Oasis], 109-119.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Sustainable Architecture 
  • Green Building 
  • Vertical Gardens 
  • Built Environment Education 

Current Position(s):

  • SMUS Doctoral Student, Univesity Union – Nikola Tesla, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Owner of the Educational Center ‘’Logoland 2019’’, Kragujevac, Serbia

Past Position(s)

  • Guest scientific researcher, Technical University of Munich, Faculty of Architecture, Chair of Building Technology and Climate Responsive Design, Germany
  • Architect and designer on green building projects, Construction Claster of Šumadija and Pomoravlje, Kragujevac, Serbia

Prizes & Awards:

  • April 2021-current: Global Center of Spatial Methods for Urban Sustainability Scholarship, Doctoral Student, Technical University in Berlin, Germany 
  • September 2020-February 2021: Global Center of Spatial Methods for Urban Sustainability Scholarship, Ph.D. Candidate, Technical University in Berlin, Germany
  • March 2017-February 2017: Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt Scholarship, Guest Scientific Researcher at Technical University of Munich, Faculty of Architecture, Chair of Building Technology and Climate Responsive Design, Germany  
  • November 2011: 1st Award for Design in Category of the External Vertical Gardens, International Green Build Conference 2011, Belgrade, Serbia

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