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Community Organizations Institute of Architecture and Urban & Spatial Planning of Serbia
Institute of Architecture and Urban & Spatial Planning of Serbia
Institute of Architecture and Urban & Spatial Planning of Serbia
University or Research Institution
Phone number
381-11-3370 091


Bulevar Kralja Aleksandra 73/II
Working languages

The Institute of Architecture and Urban & Spatial Planning of Serbia (IAUS) was founded in 1954 within the Faculty of Architecture. It was established as an independent scientific research organization by the Decision of the Republic Executive Council No.N/303 of May 13, 1961. The Institute’s scientific research and professional work is carried out within three organizational units as follows:

  1. Center for Architecture and Housing;
  2. Center for Spatial Development and Environment, and
  3. Center for Information Technology, Publishing Activities and Education.

The Institute has 40 full-time permanent employees of various professional orientations (30 of which are holders of scientific, research or professional titles). It also gathers many visiting associates - experts in specific fields.

The Institute has been established with the aim to deal with research and educational work, as well as work on comprehensive projects in the field of architecture and urban planning. In previous period, due to specific conditions of financing scientific research projects, greater results were achieved in professional work, particularly in architectural and urban designing, as well as spatial and urban planning. In the last 15 years the Institute has achieved greater scope and noticeable results in the scientific and research work.



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Brownfield regeneration: Towards strengthening social cohesion?

Peer-reviewed publication
Diciembre, 2016

In broader terms, the paper refers to the topic of brownfield regeneration, as one of the most complex mechanisms for sustainable spatial development. In addition to the fact that brownfield regeneration demands a variety of instruments, such as: tax subsidies, the change of land use ownership, soil remediation, planning regulative amendments, etc., the complexity of brownfield regeneration is primarily seen in a number of stakeholders participating in such a process.

Allotment plan as a condition for sustainable development on the example of detailed regulation 'Stanko Vlasotinčanin' in Nis

Peer-reviewed publication
Diciembre, 2012

In order to protect the environment and creation the conditions for a good and healthy life, the construction of buildings should be sustainable. It is essential that the entire process that includes planning, design and realization, be consistent with bioclimatic principles. Allotment plan should be an integral part of the planning process because it is an instrument to control the use of construction land and prevention the negative consequences that are created by uncontrolled action of the market.

Regional adaptation strategies to climate change: Guidelines for urban planning in Serbia

Peer-reviewed publication
Diciembre, 2012

The problems of climate change significantly alter the character of urban planning. While changes in the planning process are aimed at mechanisms for urgent action in the transformed circumstances in the sense of a deeper understanding of the causes of phenomena and prediction of future changes, modification of specific measures suppose to be related to the regulatory framework for new and existing construction that will lead to reduction in carbon dioxide emissions and the development of resistance to settlements' extreme impacts.

Conflicts and limitations in spatial development of mining basins

Peer-reviewed publication
Diciembre, 2009

A relatively high degree of conflicts between development and developmental goals is an objective condition that one has to face in planning in large mining basins. Numerous conflicts exist: between wider public larger social interests (land occupation, removal-power production), short-term and long-term goals, specific and general aims, etc.

Application of protective distances in vicinity of dangerous facilities in urban and spatial plans

Peer-reviewed publication
Diciembre, 2006

Environmental risk management in production, use and transportation of dangerous materials having been actual theme in the world and in Serbia. Although environmental risk is mostly connected with technical issues, since chemical catastrophe in Bophal-lndia (1986) in the world was recognized that this is complex issue that besides of technical-technological, includes also social-economic, organizational and spatial factors. Spatial component of risk management which is regulated by Seveso II Directive in EU is important for planners.