Marija Marić is an architect and research, working as a postdoctoral research associate at the Department of Geography and Spatial Planning, University of Luxembourg. In 2020, she obtained her doctoral degree from the Institute for the History and Theory of Architecture (gta), ETH Zurich. Her dissertation, titled ‘Real Estate Fiction. Branding Industries and the Construction of Global Urban Imaginaries’ examined the role of communication strategists in the mediation, design and globalisation of the built environment.
Before joining the University of Luxembourg, Marija taught at the Department of Architecture, ETH Zurich, and appeared as a guest crit and lecturer at architectural schools of universities such as Harvard GSD, TU Delft, and others. Her work has been published in books and journals, including Log, ARCH+, Thresholds, CARTHA, the SITE Magazine, and presented at instututions such as UCL, TU Delft, TU Graz, University of Leeds, University of Nottingham, Goethe University, HKW Berlin, MAO Ljubljana, University of Chicago, to name just some.
Marija’s research is organised around the questions of property, real estate, architecture and media, and the production of built environment and urban imaginaries in the context of global capitalism and global flow of information.