EXPEDITIO - Center for Sustainable Spatial Development is socially engaged practice active in the field of architecture and urban planning since 1997.
It is a non-profit organization founded by six students of architecture at the University of Belgrade. Expeditio main office is based in Kotor, Montenegro.
EXPEDITIO has implemented more than 100 projects and activities addressing various issues of sustainable spatial development, such as: urban and rural planning and management, cultural heritage and landscape, sustainable cities, public spaces, green/energy efficient architecture etc.
EXPEDITIO’s mission is to encourage sustainable spatial development in Montenegro and SEE region through activity in the fields of sustainable architecture, cultural heritage, urban planning and through projects that encourage overall development of the civil society.
The main types of activities conducted by EXPEDITIO include cross-disciplinary engagement regarding urban sustainability, such as: developing studies and researches, organizing events (workshops, discussions, lectures, seminars, exhibitions …), advocacy activities, campaigns, publishing, actions in public spaces etc.
The STRUCTURE of EXPEDITIO consists of: Assembly, Board of directors, Executive Board, Members and Volunteers. EXPEDITIO has 5 full-time employees and a number of occasional collaborators. EXPEDITIO head office is based in Kotor (Montenegro) and also has a branch office in Belgrade (Serbia).
The Assembly consists of the Board of Directors and the Executive Board members and a number of honorary members of EXPEDITIO.
The BOARD OF DIRECTORS
- Jadranka Vojvodić, economist, Broadcasting Agency of Montenegro (deputy director), Podgorica
- Irina Subotić, art historian, Belgrade
- Uroš Vuković, rchitect, Beograd
- Biljana Maslovarić, sociologist, Podgorica
- Marina Filipović, journalist, Podgorica
- Radojka Nožica, architect, Banja Luka
- Ranka Ćatović, lawyer, Kotor
The EXECUTIVE BOARD
Tatjana Rajić, architect, executive director
Biljana Gligorić, architect, financial manager
Aleksandra Kapetanović, architect, coordinator for cultural heritage
Radmila Beća Radulović, graphic designer
Stevan Koridić, mathematician
Zorica Tomanović, architect
Nataša Ilinčić, architect, OD-DO arhitekti
Milica Lopičić, architect
EXPEDITIO has several volunteers for foreign languages translation. Additionally, since 1997, about 120 volunteers from Montenegro, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sweden, Slovakia, Croatia and Australia participated in projects that we condcuted (mostly architectural workshops and restoration work camps). During the autumn of 2009, we had a volunteer from Canada, Ms. Adrienne Blattel, working with us.
INVOLVEMNT IN DECISION MAKING PROCESSES
EXPEDITIO has been involved in various participatory planning and decision making processes and was represented in the National Council for Sustainable Development of Montenegro. EXPEDITIO is an active member of several regional and EU networks, such as: Civil Scape, Balkan Express Network, Europa Nostra and the South East European (SEE) Heritage Network.
For its activities in the field of urban development, EXPEDITIO has received several awards and recognitions at the national and regional level.