STUDIO TROBEC was a joint-recipient of a World Community Architecture Award 2008 for Vesna’s collaborative work in remote Papua New Guinea.

Vesna Trobec was nominated twice for the Australian Institute of Architects NSW Design Medal for graduating architecture students. She was also the recipient of the Ethel M Chettle Prize in Architecture.

Vesna has received the Byera Hadley Traveling Scholarship to research public spaces and policies in New York City with the intention of learning better ways to design our public urban and suburban environments.

Vesna has been invited and received scholarships to attend design masterclasses in Taiwan, Japan, Canada and rural Australia.


2014  Elizabeth Farrelly quoted “the enchanting tataMI house” for “nomadic and mobile futures” by STUDIO TROBEC in The Sydney Morning Herald,  ‘Could tiny houses be the shape of things to come?’, December 11 2014

2014  Vesna Trobec was invited by architectural writer and critic Elizabeth Farrelly to present her residential work at ABOUT THE HOUSE, Surry Hills Library.

2013/2014  Vesna Trobec and Langzi Chiu were interviewed by Ksenia Totoeva and Albert Quizon for the Architecture Bulletin, the publication of the Australian Institute of Architects.

2010 Vesna’s Architecture/Art collaboration with artist Mathieu Gallois titled ‘1 House = 1000 Homes‘ was published in Architecture Australia, the Sydney Morning Herald, The Age in Melbourne, and Frankie Magazine. It was exhibited at Performance Space Carriageworks in Sydney and McClelland Sculpture Park in Melbourne.

2010 Vesna was invited to exhibit her design drawings and models for a project set in Homebush Bay at Boutwell Draper Gallery in a show-case of work by young practitioners. The exhibition and her work was written about in Architecture Australia: “the epic vision of Vesna Trobec’s dexterous explorations of space and scale”.

Photo above taken by Albert Quizon for the Architectural Bulletin.