Marija Mano Velevska, (Ph.D. in architecture) is Associate Professor at Ss Cyril and Methodius University – Faculty of Architecture in Skopje, N. Macedonia. Besides teaching a course in Architectural design, she co-leads master studio in architectural-urbanism entitled Growth 2.0. She is editor and co-author of several books including Conversations that embodies series of interviews with eminent architects and educators. With active participation in numerous workshops, seminars and conferences, concerning both the academia and the practice in architecture, the focus of her work refers on teaching and learning architecture by combining design practice and architecture theory.