Vanja Sikman


World happiness day – Happiness is a decision! 2

March 20, 2020, 14th International day of happiness, 50th day of Coronavirus; in Vienna, 5th day of quarantine. Thanks to nature, destiny, circumstances, good/bad luck, right/wrong decisions, these days we’ve all got a bit of time to slow down. Also, we’ve got some time to rethink our actions, our purposes, […]


House of the future: with less get more

  Society is continuously evolving, and with it, so are our housing needs. Social, economic, technological and environmental changes oblige us to start thinking differently and to reconsider our actions and habits, wishes and needs. The decreasing size of households, financial considerations and ideological motives (environmental concerns) are just some […]


Architecture inspired by nature

By connecting architecture with nature, one can create an architectural work that generates experiences with the full embodiment of physical and spiritual presence. To achieve this, first, it is necessary to understand nature. As American lecturer, poet, and essayist Ralph Waldo Emerson said in his essay Nature, “To speak truly, few […]