She was born in Zagreb in 1979. Graduated from the Faculty of Architecture, University of Zagreb in 2003. Since 2004 she has been working at the Department of Urban Planning, Spatial Planning and Landscape Architecture. In the period from 2006 to 2009, she attended the „Doktoratsstudium der technischen Wissenschaften – Arhitektur” at the Graz University of Technology, Austria, where she received her PhD in 2009 after defending her doctoral dissertation entitled "Impact of the World Exhibition on Urban and Regional Development". She is a winner of Schumacher - Studienreisestipendium for 2004 awarded by Alfred Toepfer Stiftung F.V.S., Hamburg, Germany, on the conclusion of the curatorium Fritz-Schumacher Prize for architecture and urban planning. She has been trained in scientific, teaching and professional skills at internationally recognized institutions in Spain, Japan, France, Germany, Belgium, Portugal, Austria and Slovenia. She is a senior research associate and assistant professor at the Department of Urban Planning, Spatial Planning and Landscape Architecture at the Faculty of Architecture in Zagreb. She is conducting training courses of the Department in Bachelor and Master Studies and is the holder of an elective course at Master Study Program "Sustainability in Urban Planning and Spatial Planning". At the Faculty of Forestry of the University of Zagreb, she is holder of the course "Introduction to Spatial Planning". She actively participates as a researcher at international and domestic scientific projects. She is the author of a series of scientific works in domestic and foreign scientific journals and in international scientific conferences proceedings, as well as a member of editorial board of three books. From 2008 to 2017 she was a member of the Editorial Board of the Scholarly journal of Architecture and Urban planning "Prostor". She is a reviewer of scientific articles in Croatia and abroad, and a member of scientific and organizational committees. In addition to teaching and scientific research, she is engaged in professional work in the field of urban planning, spatial planning and architecture. She is a co-author of a series of adopted urban and spatial plans, realized architectural projects, urban planning - architectural and landscape studies and conservation elaborates. She participates in urban planning and architectural competitions, urban planning salons and national competitions. She is an authorized architect of the Croatian Chamber of Architects, a member of the Association of Croatian Architects and the Association of Architects of the City of Zagreb.