Smiljan Radic (Santiago, Chile, 1965) obtained his architecture degree from the School of Architecture of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile in 1989. He then studied Aesthetics at the Università di Architettura de Venecia, Italy (1990-1992). In 1994 he won an international competition to build the plaza in Heraklion on the Greek island of Crete, and he joined forces with Nicolas Skutelis and Flavio Zanon to develop this project. In 2000 he won the competition to design the civic district in Concepción, Chile, a project that earned him the award for best Chilean architect under 35 years of age from the Colegio de Arquitectos de Chile in 2001. He has spoken at numerous conferences and his work has been exhibited in Mexico, Argentina, Spain, the United States, Norway, and Austria. His projects have been published in various international architectural journals, such as 2G, Revista Internacional de Arquitectura, A+U, ARQ, Casabella, Detail, Lotus and Quaderns d' Arquitectura i Urbanisme and has also been collected in two monographic catalogues published in Spain by the Escuela Técnica Superior of the Universidad de Navarra and in Chile by Ediciones ARQ. In 2007 he was guest lecturer at the University of Texas and he currently works in partnership with sculptor Marcela Correa in his studio in Santiago, Chile.