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September 16, 2020

Professor Vladimir Krstic receives TreanorHL Faculty Award

Submitted by Thom Jackson

Professor Krstic

Vladimir Krstic, professor of architecture in the College of Architecture, Planning & Design, has been awarded the TreanorHL Faculty Award for 2020. This award recognizes outstanding efforts by faculty that promote the design profession in the education of our students.

Krstic has been teaching in the architecture department since 1988 and is the academic programs director of the Kansas City Design Center, or KCDC. He has taught and lectured nationally and internationally. His teaching and research are focused on urban and architectural design and design theory. Krstic is one of the leading experts on Japanese contemporary architecture and urbanism and has extensively published on the subject. Parallel to his academic work, he is also involved in architectural practice as a design consultant with BNIM Architects.

"As a professor, Vladimir Krstic's unwavering commitment to education over the years has helped propel the advancement of design education at APDesign and through his role with KCDC, has turned it into a civic force," said Tim de Noble, dean of APDesign and fellow of the American Institute of Architects. "Under his leadership, the participation of students, most embedded at the center, has grown exponentially to a high of 22 graduate students this past academic year."

The TreanorHL Faculty Award, established in 2014 is generously underwritten by the architecture, design and engineering firm. TreanorHL is a multidisciplinary firm with nine offices throughout the United States with headquarters in Lawrence.