Tihomir Viderman

Tihomir Viderman, University Assistant

Graduate Engineer (Dipl Ing) Architecture
MSc European Urban Studies

Urban planner and researcher with an educational background and work experience in spatial and urban planning accumulated in Croatia and Germany. He has been affiliated with the SKuOR as a university assistant since March 2012, contributing to the team’s multidisciplinary research on urban cultures and emerging cultural planning practices. His main research interests pertain to discursive planning of a city, communicative management and communication practices as a part of urban cultures.

University Assistant and PhD candidate
Interdisciplinary Centre for “Urban Culture and Public Space” – SKuOR
Department for Spatial Planning
Faculty of Architecture and Planning
Vienna University of Technology

Contact

Tel. +43-1-58801-280022
Fax. +43-1-58801-26899
Email. tihomir.viderman@skuor.tuwien.ac.at

Curriculum vitae Tihomir Viderman

born on 18th January 1980 in Zagreb, Croatia

Professional Career and Education

Since 03/2012
University assistant and PhD candidate at the Interdisciplinary Centre for “Urban Culture and Public Space” – SKuOR, Faculty of Architecture and Planning, Vienna University of Technology

10/2008 – 05/2011
Master studies at the Bauhaus University Weimar, Germany, with a focus on production of space and place promotion strategies, with regards to symbolic economy, attention economy, image management, soft power and multi-level urban governance

04/2009 – 11/2009
Internship as a spatial planner researcher at the German Institute of Urban Affairs / Deutsches Institut für Urbanistik (DIfU) Berlin, Germany, team member of the „REFINA“ project

06/2006 – 09/2008
Spatial/town planner at „Urbanistica“, office for urban planning, Zagreb, Croatia.
Contribution to preparing spatial/urban planning documents, programs, studies and reports at various planning levels.

06/2004 – 06/2006
Spatial/town planner at the Croatian Institute for urban planning, Zagreb, Croatia.
Contribution to preparing spatial/urban planning documents, programs, studies and reports at various planning levels.

09/1998 – 12/2004
Graduate studies at the University of Zagreb, Croatia, Faculty of Architecture
Engineering degree in Architecture (Dipl Ing Arch)

Awards, honors and competitions

2009-2010
Scholarship for master studies at the Bauhaus University Weimar from the Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD)

2008
3rd place at the National competition for high-density residential development „Precko“, Zagreb, Croatia (with Pilar-Katavic, J., Valasek, M.)

2008
Member of the technical committee and production of program for the National architectural competition for the museum of the antic sculpture Apoxiomenos in Mali Losinj, Croatia

2006
2nd place at the National competition for urban design of a square in Osijek, Croatia (with Valasek, M.)

2005
Cash prize and honourable mention at the National competition for urban development of Sesvete, Croatia (with Linardic, B., Tandara, A.)

Publications

VIDERMAN, T. (2010) B BELFAST, be BERLIN, but I amSTERDAM! Promoting cities‘ distinctiveness. IN: KNIERBEIN, Sabine, RIEGER-JANDL Andrea and BANERJEE Ian (2010) Information. Communication. Attention! Exploratory urban research beyond city branding. IVA Verlag. Wien, pp. 110-130.

PREUSS, T., FRERICHS, S., BOCK, S., VIDERMAN, T. (2010) Documentation of the Bilateral German-Polish REFINA Workshop: “Research and model projects on suburbanization and land consumption” November 6 and 7, 2009, Gdańsk (Poland) Available at: http://www.refina-info.de/en/refina-veroeffentlichungen/index.phtml