Sep 6 2022

Ivan Martinović

Principal, Archdesign Architects & Director of Syllabus at RAIC

Ivan Martinovic is a practicing architect with over 35 years of professional experience. He is a graduate of the University of Belgrade with a professional architectural and engineering degree. Ivan is the principal architect and founder of the office of Archdesign Architects, a Toronto-based architectural and consulting architectural practice providing a wide range of architectural, design and urban planning services. Ivan is also consulting on the code, universal design, resilience, and professional education issues.

Ivan teaches undergraduate and graduate architectural programs at the Ryerson University’s Department of Architectural Science and in the Continuing Education Studies of University of Toronto. He is also a Director of Syllabus, the professional architecture diploma program of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada.

For his professional work, Ivan received the G. Randy Roberts Service Award from the Ontario Association of Architects and was named a Fellow in the College of Fellows of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada.

Ivan’s professional and academic interests revolving around a basic idea that the architecture of the future has to move away from buildings designed as unique objects to buildings designed as self-sufficient, resilient mechanisms that can respond to the new realities of the society and the environment.