Nataša Ülen

Conservation architecht at Public Institute of the Republic of Slovenia for the Protection of Cultural Heritage – IPCHS

She graduated in 2008, and in 2009 she obtained her master's degree at the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Ljubljana. During her studies, she did a student exchange at Universität Karlsruhe (TH) Fridericiana, Germany. After graduation, she got a job in a small project office, and in 2009 she gained the status of an independent cultural creator in the field of architecture and worked as freelancer with several architectural offices. In 2011, she passed the professional exam in architectural planning, and in 2019 in the field of municipal spatial planning, and is an authorized architect. In 2013, she started working at a private secondary technical school and at independent higher education school; since 2014, she has also been habilitated as a lecturer, and since 2017 as a senior lecturer. That year, she also completed pedagogical and andragogic training at the Faculty of Arts of the University of Ljubljana. She teaches the independent subject Cultural Heritage and Bioclimatic Planning. Between 2016 and 2018, she was employed as a senior consultant in the municipal administration, and since 2019 she has been employed at the Institute for the Protection of Cultural Heritage of Slovenia as a conservator - architect. As a hobby, she is involved in presenting cultural heritage to younger elementary school students as part of cultural days, she designs exhibitions and is engaged in researching architectural heritage and stencil paintings.