Slobodan Maldini is a Serbian architect, artist, writer and theoretician of architecture. He is the most significant representative of the alternative architecture in Serbia today. Some of his early works contained eclectic references influenced by the ideas of post-modern architecture in America. In 1978, he studied Palladian architecture in Vicenza, Italy at professor James S. Ackermann (Harvard University) and Wolfgang Lotz (Cambridge, Mass.) lectures. He graduated architecture in 1980 in Belgrade and performed postgraduate studies at his mentor, Austrian architect Bogdan Bogdanović. From 1982 he was an assistant professor at the Faculty of architecture in Prishtina, Kosovo. From 2002 till 2008 he lectured Architectural design at the Faculty of Technical Science, Department of Architecture, Novi Sad, Serbia.