Aljoša Dekleva (b. 1972) graduated at Faculty of Architecture in Ljubljana and received Master degree in Architecture with Distinction from Architectural Association in London in 2002. He co-directs the architectural practice Dekleva Gregoric Architects pursuing the concept of research by design and design by research with the aim to challenge the obvious by building architectures of various scales and programmes worldwide. Since 2014 He runs an experimental teaching and research programme AA Nanotourism Visiting School at the AA. With Tina Gregorič he curated the Slovenian national pavilion Home at Arsenale at Venice Biennale 2016. He was teaching architecture as a guest professor at Université de Montréal in Canada, ENSA Paris Val de Seine in France, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany and as a Gehry Chair 2019 at Daniels in Toronto, Canada.