Professional associates

Maja Kamenar

Professional Associate, M. Arch., architect

P. +385 1 6112 728

E. mkamenar /


Maja Kamenar was born in 1984 in Rijeka. She graduated at the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Zagreb in 2014. She completed Advanced Masters in Structural Analysis of Monuments and Historical Constructions in 2015 with a double degree from the Universita degli studi di Padova (Padua) and the Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (Barcelona), with the topic “The path from hydraulic lime to Portland cement. Implications for restoration”.

In 2023 she acquired the qualification of graphic designer, specializing in digital publishing at the Algebra (Zagreb).

From 2008 to 2022, she was an external collaborator of the Croatian Restoration Institute, in the services for immovable (department for architectural heritage; department for wall painting and mosaic) and movable heritage (department for wooden polychromy and sculpture), and the department for terrestrial archaeology.

She participated in international educations and trainings with a focus on research and conservation of cultural heritage at risk (Cultural Heritage without Borders, UNESCO World Heritage Youth Professionals Forum, Emergency Response to Cultural Heritage at Risk).

As a professional associate in science – architect, she has been employed at the Institute of Art History in Zagreb since March 2023.