Currently, Smiljan Radic is one of the most-respected Chilean architects. His work is characterized by extreme delicacy and care in the details.
Smiljan Radic (Santiago de Chile, 1965) earned his architectural degree from the School of Architecture at the Pontificie Universidad Católica de Chile in 1989. After, he studied esthetics at the Istitutto Universitario di Archittetura de Venice, Italy (1990-1992). In 1994, he won the international competition, Platia Eleftería, in Heraklion, Crete, Greece when he partnered with Nicolas Skutelis and Flavio Zanon for development and construction. In 2000, he won the civic neighborhood competition in Concepción, Chile, a project that awarded him, by the College of Chilean Architects, the best Chilean architect under 35 years old, in 2001. He has given several seminars and his work has been exhibited in Mexico, Argentina, Spain, the United States, Norway, and Austria.
His projects have been published in international architectural magazines such as 2G, Revista Internacional de Arquitectura, a+u, ARQ, Casabella, Detail, Lotus and Quaderns d' Arquitectura i Urbanisme, and also has been published in two Spanish digests by the Escuela Técnico Superior de la Universidad de Navarra, and in Chile by Ediciones ARQ. In 2007, he was a visiting professor at the University of Texas and currently, he works in his Santiago-based practice.