Vesela Tanaskovic                                          BOOK ME 

Wallrißstraße 68/33, 1180 Vienna

Phone:  +43(0)699 10 880 345

                                                                                                              E-mail: veselatanaskovic@gmail.com


LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/profile/veselatanaskovic

Research Architect

Personal Information

Date of Birth                    4 January 1985

Place of Birth                    Nis, Serbia

Nationality                        Serbian

Driving licence: B

Marital Status                    Single



An energetic, talented, self-motivated young scientist driven by her vision of a green Sahara, eager to help the people mitigate the effects of climate change and with a strong desire to build a career by implementing the knowledge gained during her PhD studies. Hugely efficient and methodical with highly developed scientific research and writing skills.

Vesela is at present looking for suitable partners to join her on her quest of greening the world’s deserts. They should be active in at least one of the fields of sustainable businesses, social entrepreneurship, preserving the environment and helping to mitigate climate change.

Excellent social skills; Experianced working in international teams; Fluent in English


Professional Experience

Founder and CEO-CSO of Afforest4Future ( 03/2016–present)

Making the worlds deserts green again, safely and sustainably by using our unique patent pending transportation system for making agroforestry fields in the desert sand; for ours and our children’s future.

External Expert ( 05/2015–present)

European Commission; Research Executive Agency; REA/C/04 (1049 Brussels, Belgium)

Evaluator of H2020 projects proposals

Topics: Water; Waste water; Water Management

Research Architect (07/2012 –present)

Gramont Inzenjering (Vojvede Misica 7, 18000 Nis, Serbia)

Afforestation of Sahara Desert

Sustainable use of Water

Sustainable Irrigation

Water Management

Remodeling of Wastewater Facility

Supply Management

Project Design in 3D MAX, AutoCAD, ArchiCAD etc.

Architect (01/2011 –03/2012)

Gramont Inzenjering (Vojvede Misica 7, 18000 Nis, Serbia)

Supervision of Construction Sites

Project Management

Remodeling of Wastewater Facility

Supply Management

Project Design in 3D MAX, Auto Cad, Archi Cad etc.

Assistant Architect (01/2009 –12/2010)

Building Projekt (Dusanov Bazar bb, 18000 Nis, Serbia)

Construction Site Observation

Assistant Project Management

3D Modeling in 3D MAX

Computer 2D drawing in AutoCAD, ArchiCAD and Rhino

Final Preparation in Photoshop

Architectural Intern (06/2009 –09/2009)

Garage Group Architects (Ucitelj Milina 25a, 18000 Nis, Serbia)


Freehand Sketching

Precise drawing on computer using AutoCAD and ArchiCAD

Making scale models

Project Design in 3D MAX

Making final preparations in Photoshop and CorelDraw

Architectural Intern (06/2008 –09/2008)

Gramont Inzenjering (Vojvede Misica 7, 18000 Nis, Serbia)

Participated in supervision of Construction Sites

Observing Supply Management in MS Office

Computer drawings

Taking part in effluent treatment facility project

Making Computer Presentations in PowerPoint


Technical University of Vienna (03/2012 – Present)

Faculty of Architecture and Spatial Planning

Institute for Transportation System Planning

Ph.D Candidate

Title of Doctorate Research: Making the Sahara Desert Green:

Sustainable Transport design to produce new Agricultural Land from Desert

University of Nis (12/2010)

Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture,

Department of Architecture

Dipl. Eng. Architecture

Diploma Work: Zero CO2 Hollywood Mansion

Final grade: 10 (out of 10, with 6 being a passing mark)


Other Skills/Language Proficiency

Computer Skills:

MS Office: Excellent;   AutoCAD: Excellent;   ArchiCAD: Excellent;   Autodesk Revit: Excellent;   SketchUP: Excellent;   3D MAX: Excellent;   Rhino: Very good;   Maya: Very good;  Photoshop: Excellent;   CorelDraw: Excellent;   Adobe Acrobat X Pro: Excellent; Internet Research Skills: Excellent WordPress: you are looking at it 🙂

Language Skills:

Serbo-Croatian-Bosnian-Montenegrian: Mother tongue;    English: Excellent (academic IELTS);    Macedonian: Very Good;   Bulgarian: Very Good;   Russian: Good;

German: Good(A2);    French: Good;    Italian: Good(A2);    Spanish: Good

Other Studies/Awards

References on request

Hire me                 or                    Click to download my CV