Research Associate
Damjan Kokalevski, Dr. Sc. ETH

Room: 0340 A 

Damjan Kokalevski is an architect and researcher. He is a postdoctoral associate at the Architekturmuseum der TUM, establishing the born-digital architecture archive. Born and raised in Skopje, he was educated and worked in Vienna, Tokyo, and Zurich. He completed his doctoral dissertation titled "Performing the Archive: Skopje. From the Ruins of the City of the Future" at ETH Zurich in 2018, where he investigated the role of the United Nations during the rebuilding of Skopje following the 1963 earthquake.

He is the author of the book "Skopje Walkie Talkie" with Susanne Hefti, published by Spector Books in 2019, the editorial assistant of "The Industrious City. Urban Industry in the Digital Age", published by Lars Müller Publishers in 2021, and the co-editor of the "Future Architecture Book" published by MAO Ljubljana in 2021.

In 2014 he co-founded the City Creative Network, a citizen initiative and research center based in Skopje. He recently co-founded Protokolektiv, a center for research, development, and transnational collaborations, which questions positions of power while creating new spatial, social, and political narratives.

His recent thematic interest revolves around the "infrastructures of data" seen through the lens of social justice, the democratization of knowledge, accessibility, and resources.