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Following the competition for funding projects of environmental NGOs in 2009, which was launched on February 18, 2009, the Ministry for Spatial Planning and Environment of Montenegro published the results of the competition. At the competition, Expeditio was awarded € 3.500,00 for publishing the second edition of the publication "Palaces of Boka Kotorska" in Montenegrin language. Additional information about the competition results ca be found here

adrienne Expeditio has had a new volunteer from Canada, Adrienne Blattel, since September 4, 2009. Adrienne works for an organisation called the Quebec-Labrador Foundation (QLF) as the Associate Director of their Northern Gulf Culture and Heritage Program. Adrienne will be with us for 3 months and will assist with programs related to cultural heritage. Adrienne is thrilled to be discovering Kotor and Montenegro for the first time, and is already greatly enjoying her time learning from Expeditio's experiences. For more information about QLF and Adrienne, please consult:

stajerska3 We wish to inform you that the television program, which the RTCG team recorded in Austria on a study trip of "ecological wooden houses in Styria," will be aired on Monday September 14th, 2009. Tune in to TVCG1 at 10:00 a.m. It will be rebroadcasted the same day at 3:45 p.m.


Dear friends, we are currently working on a new website for Expeditio. We will need a few more days to complete preparation and testing of the site, so please be patient if not all of the features have been configured. We hope you will like the new site. Thank you.


EXPEDITIO - Center for Sustainable Spatial Development is socially engaged practice active in the field of architecture and urban planning since 1997. It is NGO based in Kotor (Montenegro), founded by six students of architecture at the University of Belgrade. EXPEDITIO has implemented more than 100 projects and activities addressing various issues of sustainable spatial development, such as: urban and rural planning and management, cultural heritage and landscape, sustainable cities, public spaces, green/energy efficient architecture etc.

On the site of a Singapore association of young architects called “Really Architecture” there is a blog posted about Expeditio called Introducing Our Network - Expeditio. [re:Act] is group of architects - visionaries and enthusiasts interested in the development of architecture in Asia. We became familiar with their work during a visit of one of the group's members, Yu Sern Hong, to Montenegro in 2003.  
For more information about [re:Act] please see:
For their blog about their visit with Expeditio please go to: INTRODUCING OUR NETWORKS - EXPEDITIO

Today EXPEDITIO is celebrating its 12th birthday. On May 12th, 1997, at Fruska Gora we came up with the idea of founding a summer school for architecture students based in Perast called the Perast Expedition. This is the reason we consider this date our birthday. Thank you for following and supporting our work since 1997.

Please be informed that a founding conference of the ICOMOS National Committee for Montenegro will be held in Kotor on 25th June 2009. ICOMOS (International Council for Monuments and Sites) is an international non-governmental organization of professionals, dedicated to the conservation of the world historic monuments and sites. ICOMOS is one of the two advisory bodies of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee.

rumunija_6A member of EXPEDITIO participated in the Landscape Stewardship Exchange programme organized in the region Faget in Romania, from 25 June to 3 July 2009.

The programme was organized by the Quebec-Labrador Foundation / Atlantic Center for the Environment (QLF) from the USA, in cooperation with the Center for Rural Assistance from Timisoara, Romania.

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france2A representative of Expeditio attended a workshop "BUILDING A ROAD MAP FOR THE REINFORCEMENT OF BALKAN/ EU/ FRENCH CULTURAL COOPERATION" which was held from 7th to 10th July 2009 in Avignon, France. The workshop was organized by the French organization "Relais Culture Europe"(Resources center on Europe and Culture and National Contact Point for the EU Culture program).

Kotor_18jul09_02On the initiative of Archis Interventions from Berlin, a meeting of NGOs dealing with architecture and spatial planning was held in Kotor on 18th July 2009. The meeting was attended by the following NGOs:
Archis Interventions, Berlin | Platforma 9,81, Split/Zagreb, Hrvatska | Pulska Grupa, Pula, Hrvatska | Analog, Zagreb, Hrvatska | Co-PLAN, Tirana, Albanija | EXPEDITIO, Kotor, Crna Gora


The Austrian organization proHolz Steiermark from Graz organized, in cooperation with Expeditio, an expert excursion “Eco-houses in Styria” for Montenegrin construction firms and professionals in the fields of architecture and construction (architects, civil and mechanical engineers, etc.). More information here (pdf)

Klemen Klemenak
Holzcluster Steiermark GmbH
Reininghausstraße 13a
8020 Graz

Tel.: +43(0316)58 78 50-21
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

opstinativat1On 4 August 2009, representatives of Expeditio and the company ETG Engineering from Podgorica had a meeting in the Municipality of Tivat with the representatives of the local government and the public institutions on the territory of Tivat.

zakonom-zasticeno-webIn the context of the public review of the Draft Law on Cultural Properties which was completed on the 27th of May 2009, non-governmental organizations PROJEKTOR – Centre for Cultural Heritage from Tivat and EXPEDITIO – Centre for Sustainable Spatial Development from Kotor sent their comments, remarks and suggestions regarding the law.

The comments sent by PROJEKTOR can be downloaded ovdje (pdf) and the comments by EXPEDITIO ovdje (pdf).

EXPEDITIO is a non-governmental organization whose mission is to encourage sustainable spatial development in Montenegro and SEE region through activity in the fields of sustainable architecture, cultural heritage, urban planning and through projects that encourage overall development of the civil society. Expeditio was established in 1997.




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