Graduated from Zagreb University, Faculty of Architecture. Since 1998, he has been working as project architect with a number of completed,
Graduated from Zagreb University, Faculty of Architecture. Since 1998, he has been working as project architect with a number of completed, prize-winning projects in the areas of urban design, architecture, public space, interior and exhibition design. In 2000 he set up architectural studioCapsula, as a partner, and in 2003 established VanjaIlic Architecture, based on constant research in field of expanding architectural limits and integration with other fields of design and collaboration with other artists. VanjaIlic is Professor, teaching architectural design at the Faculty of Architecture in Split. Major awards include:„Vladimir Nazor“ Ministry of Culture prize for social housing project on island of Cres , 41st Zagreb Salon, 35th Zagreb Salon, Applied artists association annual award, the Piranesi award, Luigi Consenza silver plate for European young architects, Bernardo Bernardi best interior award 2012 for Donassy open atelier by Croatian Architectural Association and East Centric ArhitextTrienalleAward of interior design, Bucharest 2013. 50 Zagreb salon grand prix and Viktor Kovacic prize 2016.