October 9, 2019
City of Design, Dunajska cesta 13, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia

Big architecture is a leading business and educational event related to advanced architecture. It is intended to strengthen business success and attractiveness of South-Eastern Europe by researching, evaluating, and promoting architectural excellence. It serves as a catalyst of reflections about the crucial importance of architecture in the environment that takes into account and responds to the contemporary social challenges which are important for our existence, economy, and future.

The purpose of the festival is to familiarise architects and professional decision-makers with the new concepts of living, innovative technologies, building systems, services, and advanced solutions in forming and implementing a high-quality architectural envelope and interior. It is also an opportunity for the architects to present their work.

Focus on October edition of the Festival are interiors.

ARCHITECTURE 180˚ (Brands Stage)

Construction experts and architects on new materials and technical solutions through advanced architectural examples: wooden construction, doors & windows, facades, roofs, insulation, light, ceramics, floor and parquet, water, sanitary equipment, heating and air-conditioning technology, photovoltaics, garden and surroundings, technical security, fireproof materials, stone, light, glass, furniture.

ARCHITECTURE 180˚ (Awards Stage)

A series of short, concise presentations of the awarded BIG SEE projects which aim to confront critical thinking about the quality in architecture and establish quality communication within the profession.


An event organised by an exhibitor at one’s own exhibition space shall raise the visibility of a trademark and at- tract different business partners and clients (i.e. meeting with designer, architect, general manager, owner…). When organised in the frame of the Month of Design the event is additionaly promoted in digital an printed media as the Month of Design Partner Event.


The selected architects will present the current architectural challenge and look for an appropriate response in the polemic debate.


You are kindly invited to attend Business Architectural forum on the topic of wooden interiors, which has been organised by the Ministry of Economic Development and Technology – Directorate for Woodworking and SPIRIT Slovenia – Public Agency in cooperation with Zavod Big and the Association of Woodworkers in Slovenia and some other partners.

What is the future of innovative use of food in interiors what are the trends and opportunities for greater use of wood in public and commercial buildings as well as appartments are the issues that will be addressed by top foreign architects in forum.

Curator: Mateja Panter


The leading Trade Show for advanced architecture and professional civil engineering in the region that aims to familiarize architects and other expert decision-makers with new materials, innovative technologies and advanced solutions related to planning and implementation of high-quality architecture and interior design. It is also an opportunity for the architects to present their work.


BIG SEE INTERIOR DESIGN AWARDS recognise and expose excellence in interior design from Southeast Europe in categories:
– Retail (shops, shopping centres, showrooms, department stores, hairdressers, doctor’s & dentist’s rooms)
– Hospitality (bars, restaurants, hotels, boutique lodges, spa centres, casinos, clubs, cinemas, fitness centres)
– Workplace (offices, factories, warehouses, studios)
– Civic (galleries, museums, concert halls, theatres, community centres, educational institutions, places of worship, hospitals, libraries, consulates, law courts, parliamentary buildings, airports, railway stations, ports & ferry terminals, prisons & police stations)
– Installation (installation structures, set designs, galleries and museum exhibitions, pavilions, pop-ups, showrooms)
– Residential

Projects for the award competition can be applied here.

Please, fill in application form:


Regular and students tickets include:
– Big architecture Trade Show
– Lectures SuperHome
– Lectures Business-Architectural Forum
– Lectures Interior 180˚
– Gala evening Awards Ceremony
– Exhibition BIG SEE Awards
– Morning coffee, croissants, lunch, snack, evening BIG SEE buffet
– Participation certificate

Business tickets  include:
– Big architecture Trade Show
– Lectures SuperHome
– Lectures Interior 180˚
– Lectures Business-Architectural Forum
– Gala evening Awards Ceremony
– Exhibition BIG SEE Awards
– Morning coffee, croissants, lunch, snack, evening BIG SEE buffet
– Participation certificate
– Distribution of promotional material at the info point

* Required


  • Fakuteta za arhitekturo
  • Biotehniška fakulteta
  • ZAPS
  • Center za kreativnost
  • Center za kreativnost
  • MAO
  • Društvo arhitektov Ljubljana
  • Center arhitekture Slovenije
  • Piranski dnevi arhitekture
  • DESSA - arhitekturna galerija
  • Open house Slovenia
  • Istenič


  • Zumtobel Group
  • Knauf Insulation
  • Elementare
  • Bauta
  • SIKA
  • Pilon Aec
  • Mizarstvo Košak