Ante Kuzmanić Architecture Office was founded in July 2001. From the very beginning we have specialized in public and residential buildings design, as well as in urban planning.

Adress: Trg Mihovila Pavlinovica 1, 21000 Split, Hrvatska
Telephone: +385 21 332 533, +385 21 341 775
Fax: +385 21 332 532
Web: antekuzmanic-arhitekt.hr


  1. prof Ante Kuzmanić dipl.ing.arh, founder and owner
  2. Darinka Kuzmanić, dipl.ing.arh, founder and owner
  3. Sanja Vondra, dipl.ing.arh., since 2001
  4. Andrej Čikeš, dipl.arh. (FH)., since 2005
  5. Marin Kaliterna, dipl.ing.arh., since 2007
  6. Mate Jurić, dipl.ing.arh., since 2007
  7. Luka Mužinić, dipl.ing.arh., since 2011
  8. Mirjana Radoš, dipl.ing.arh., since 2013
  9. Mirela Donadini, office administration and finances, since 2007

Former members of the project team

  1. Kate Šarić, arh.teh., since 2001.
  2. Lada Mimica, dipl.ing.arh., 2002. – 2003.
  3. Mihaela Bašić, dipl.ing.arh., 2004. – 2006.
  4. Dujmo Žižić, dipl.ing.arh., 2004. – 2008.
  5. Slavica Bubić Mihanović, dipl.ing.arh., since 2009.
  6. Vanda Ivanković Kontić, dipl.ing.arh., 2006. – 2009.
  7. Zrinka Radunić, dipl.ing.arh., 2008. – 2010.
  8. Josipa Ružić, dipl.ing.arh., 2007. – 2010.
  9. Darovan Tušek, dipl.ing.arh., 2010. – 2011.
  10. Samuel Martin, dipl.Arch. FH., since 2004. – 2013.
  11. Ivan Novaković, dipl.ing.arh., since 2009. – 2013.


1. Founders and owners

Ante Kuzmanić
Ante Kuzmanić was born on 28.10.1952 in Split. After graduating from Vladimir Nazor grammar school in Split in 1971, he enrolled at the Faculty of Architecture in Zagreb. He graduated in 1978 under professor Neven Šegvić.

From 1978 to 1982 he worked at G.P. Konstruktor in Split. Thereafter, he started to work at the Konstruktor Architecture Office with architect Frano Gotovac. He passed certification examination in 1981, and has been an authorised architect and a member of Croatian Chamber of Architects since 1999. From 1990 to 2001 he headed Konstruktor Architecture Office In 2001 Kuzmanić started to work at the Faculty of Civil Engineering of the University of Split, where he took part in the establishment of the Architectural Study.

Meanwhile, he started his own practice where he continued his professional work as an architect.

Ante Kuzmanić has received a number of awards. The most significant are:

A. Kuzmanić has realized a number of significant projects, the most notable being: Elementary school Stobreč 1994; Convent of the Sisters of Mercy, Split 1996; Aquarium and beach building Bačvice, Split (together with E.Širola) 1997; Dubrovnik Airport building 1997, and together with S. Martin in 2005 and 2010; Seminary building for Archdiocese of Split- Makarska, Split 1996; residential complex Turska kula, Split 2000; General Hospital Nova Bila (together with D. Marasović, B. Radonić and G. Rako) 1999; residential and office building Sukoišan 2, Split 2003; museum and Alkarski dvori (heritage building), Sinj 2009; vocational technical school, Split 2010, etc.

In September 2001 he was appointed as an assistant professor, and in September 2006 as an associate professor. At the Faculty of Civil Engineering of the University of Split he taught Urban area management and Elements of building structures 2 courses from 2001 to 2005. After establishment of the Architectural Study, he organizes and teaches Architectural design 1, 5 and 6 and Urban design courses. He continuously teaches Typology and Form in Architecture course. He headed the Department of Architectural design from 2004 to 2010.

From 1995 to 1998 he was a member of Executive Committee of DAS (Split Architects' Association), and from 2000 to 2005 a member of Expert Council of UHA (Croatian Architects' Association) and Managing Committee of Europan Croatia.

Darinka Kuzmanić
Darinka Kuzmanić was born in Čakovec in 1952. She graduated from the Faculty of Architecture in Zagreb in 1978 under professor Neven Šegvić. Since 1980 she has been living in Split, where she works as an architect-project leader in HEP-DP Elektrodalmacija Split design office.

Her professional work includes a number of architectural and interior projects, most of them being realized. In 1994 she exhibits for the first time at the Zagreb salon. She was nominated for Drago Galić award for the best design in residential architecture in 2008. In 2009 she exhibits again at the Zagreb salon.

As a member of Ante Kuzmanić Architecture Office she has been awarded on several design competitions.

2. Project leaders

Sanja Vondra, dipl.ing.arh.
Sanja Vondra was born on 31.01.1962 in Split. She graduated from the Faculty of Architecture in Zagreb in 1989.

In 1998 she started to work at Konstruktor Architecture Office together with Ante Kuzmanić. She has been working at Ante Kuzmanić Architecture Office since its establishment in 2001. In same year (2001) she became a member of Croatian Chamber of Architects and an authorised architect.

As a member of the Ante Kuzmanić Architecture Office she worked on design of residential and office buildings, as well as on design of public buildings in Split. Simultaneously, she collaborated as a member of A. Kuzmanić design team on several design competitions.

Marin Kaliterna, dipl. ing. arh.
Marin Kaliterna was born on 13.12.1978 in Split. While studying, he worked as a representative and an assistant of construction site manager for Inka GmbH, Frankfurt/Main (1999-2002). He worked on several exhibitions, as well as on editing a complete archive of architect Ivo Vitić at Croatian Museum of Architecture in 2005. After graduating in 2006, he worked for one year for authorised architect Helena Njirić in Zagreb.

In 2007 he started to work at the Ante Kuzmanić Architecture Office He has been a member of Croatian Chamber of Architects since 2011. He collaborated on number of architectural and sculpture design competitions. At Ante Kuzmanić Architecture Office he works as a project leader and an author on urban-architectural projects (public, business, touristic and residential projects).


Awards and acknowledgements

1997 Fabrics Architecture (Magazine – USA) – Acknowledgement for development of membrane structures – membrane on Bačvice beach building

Updated September 20. 2011.