Hans Ibelings is an architectural critic and historian. He founded the magazine A10, new European architecture, together with Arjan Groot in 2004, which until recently he ran and edited. He studied art history and archeology in Amsterdam. As a curator he has worked for several years in the Netherlands Architecture Institute in Rotterdam. He has taught at various schools in the Netherlands and abroad, including in Rotterdam, Lausanne and Belgrade. He has written and edited several books on contemporary architecture, including the European Architecture 1890-2010. As an editor, critic and curator Hans Ibelings encountered architecture in the former Yugoslavia in various capacities and ways. In 2009 he was a member of the jury for the Golden Pencil in Slovenia, and was Commissioner of the 44th Zagreb Salon. He is the curator of traveling exhibition RESTART, Architecture in Bosnia and Herzegovina, 1995 to 2010. Currently he is preparing the launch of a new architectural media The Architecture Observer, intended to become a multi-platform tool for architectural criticism.
The Western Balkans on the architecture map
as author at MAO Unfinished Modernisations: between Utopia and Pragmatism, Ljubljana 2012,