A + U Research Group - International Burch University
 

A + U Research Group

About

The Architecture & Urbanism Research Group at IBU is an interdisciplinary research group interested in collaborative research projects that will engage academics, students, local communities and governmental institutions. A+U is the platform for various cross-disciplinary projects. Research interests include sustainable architecture, urbanism and preservation, energy efficiency in built environment, urban transformations and interactive design processes. The group is a combination of team of young professionals, bringing research and academic communities closer to industry and the general public.

People
Assist. Prof. Dr. Emina Zejnilović (Head)
Assist. Prof. Dr. Erna Husukić
Assist. Prof. Dr. Sanela Klarić
Assist. Prof. Dr. Ahmed El Sayed
Assist. Prof. Dr. Dina Šamić
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Maja Popovac
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sanin Džidić
Lejla Odobašić, MSc
Lucy Dinnen, MSc
Adnan Novalić, MSc
Omar Kapetanović, MSc
Publications

JOURNALS

A. Korjenic, S. Klaric: "The revival of the traditional Bosnian wood dwellings"; Energy Efficiency, Volume 4 (2011), Number 4; S. 547 - 558.
A. Korjenic, S. Klaric: "Traditional Bosnian House As A Platform For An Innovative Upgrading Architectural Environment Intervention";
A. Korjenic, S. Klaric: "Traditional Bosnian House in Compliance with the Current Energy Efficiency Requirements"; Energy Management in Cultural Heritage-International Conference, Dubrovnik; 06.04.2011 - 08.04.2011; in: "Energy Management in Cultural Heritage", (2011), Paper-Nr. Session S2d/ Paper 8, 10 S.
I. Aybek, Z. Hujdur, A. Dautović, S. Klarić, A. Novalić: “The use of natural renewable materials in support of sustainable development”; International Symposium on Sustainable Development – Biotechnology for Sustainable Development, Sarajevo 15-18 May 2014, BURCH University; ISBN 978-9958-834-33-2
A.Korjenić, S. Klarić, A. Hadžić“Sheep wool as a construction material that goes beyond its traditional use in the textile industry”; Building Services Engineering Research and Technology. Manuscript ID: BSE-C-14-057
Samic D., Zagora N., The role of contemporary architecture in global strategies of city branding, 2012, in "Architecture and Ideology", Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Cambridge, ISBN 978-1-4438-5671-3;
Samic D., Zagora N., Sarajevo lost in transition? Ideologies and Their Representational Spaces, 2014, in "International Journal of Architectural Research", Volume 8, ISSN - International (Online) 1994-6961, ISSN - United States (Online) 1938-7806;
Samic D., Zagora N., Interiors from visual arts perspective: home as portrait and tool for introspection, DAKAM Publishing, 2012, Istanbul, Turkey, ISBN: 978-605-4514-04-52012;
Samic D., Zagora N., Who gave us the sponge to wipe away the entire horizon - Ideological causes of demolishing the city fabric, 2012, International Conference Architecture&Ideology Conf.Proc., held in Belgrade, Serbia,
Zagora N., Samic D., The role of contemporary architecture in global strategies of city branding, 2012, in "Journal De re Aedificatoria", Faculty of Architecture, Belgrade, COBISS.SR-ID 16912642;
Lejla Kargic, Emina Zejnilovic; APPLICATION OF FRACTAL GEOMETRY PRINCIPLES IN ARCHITECTURAL ORNAMENTS AND THE USE OF FRACTAL ANALYSIS SOFTWARES FOR RECONSTRUCTION OF ARCHITECTURAL ORNAMENTS, Belgrade, Serbia, ZBORNIK NOVA NAUČNA EDUKATIVNA MISAO, Vol. 5/2015, Page 117-126
Emina Zejnilovic, Erna Husukic; Cultural Reflections on Architectural Space: The Case of Single Residential Unit, ARCHTHEO '16 / X. International Theory of Architecture Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, Oct. 2016
Erna Husukic, Emina Zejnilovic; Aluminium in Architecture - Design & Technology, Aug. 2015, International Journal of Scientific Research, Vol. 4, No. 8
Emina Zejnilovic, Erna Husukic; Biomimicry in Architecture , International Journal of Engineering Research and Development, Jul. 2015, Vol. 11, No. 07
Emina Zejnilovic; Aesthetics and Place - The Trans-cultural Study, ARCHDESIGN'15: Current Trends in Architectural Design and Methodologies , Istanbul, Turkey, Jul. 2015
El Sayed A., Varenikic A., Zejnilovic E., Ahmetspahic E., Zejnilovic I., Obralic A., Kutanis M.; Seismic Performance Assessment: Sarajevo Case Study, International Balkans Conference on Challenges of Civil Engineering, BCCCE, Tirana/Albania, May. 2013
Emina Zejnilovic, Erna Ahmetspahic; Traditional Bosnian House – Lesson in Environmental Justice, The 4th International Symposium on Sustainable Development , Sarajevo, May. 2013
Emina Zejnilovic, Fuad Catovic; Glass Based Composite Materials – Laminated Glass and its use in Structural Elements, 26 International Symposium ‘New Technologies’, Sibenik/Croatia, May. 2013
Emina Zejnilovic, Erna Ahmetspahic; Nature as Inspiration for Sustainable Aesthetics, The 4th International Symposium on Sustainable Development , Sarajevo, May. 2013
Erna Husukic; Terrain Vague in Sarajevo, Architectural Design Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, Jul. 2015
Ahmetspahic Erna; Sustainable city, International Symposium on Sustainable Development, Sarajevo,Bosnia and Herzegovina, Jun. 2012, Vol. 3
Projects
1. Project
Project Name: DIANZEF - HORIZON 2020 project proposal
Date: Jan. 2015
Supported by: Brno University of Technology, TU Wien, BRE, Yıldız Technical University

2. Project
Project Name:
Energy efficiency in buildings as a basis for achieving sustainable socio-economic growth in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Date: January 2015 – December 2016