Tanović, Sabina, Designing Memory: The Architecture of Commemoration in Europe, 1914 to the Present, Cambridge University Press, 2019.

Peer reviewed articles

2022 – Tanoviċ, Sabina, “The Mood of the Sacred: Agency and Appropriation in Memorial Architecture”, Rassegna di Architettura e Urbanistica: Sacro Contemporaneo. Pubblicazione quadrimestrale della Sapienza Università di Roma, No. 166 (April, 2022): 25 – 31.

2020 – Tanoviċ, Sabina, “Architecture and Collective Remembrance at the Tunnel D-B Memorial Site in Sarajevo”, Change Over Time: An International Journal of Conservation and the Built Environment, University of Pennsylvania Press, Volume 9, Number 1, Spring 2019 (2020 in press): 14 – 33.

2019 – “Space that transcends time: Narrating past in the Steilneset Memorial in Vardø”, Interior Design Educators Council, Journal of Interior Design 44(1), 65–73.

2017 – Tanoviċ, Sabina, “Anchoring time to architectural space: temporality and spatiality in places of memory”, Ines Moreira and Elena Lacruz (Eds.), Projecting Memory, Interdisciplinary Research Forum – IRF Press: Warsaw 2017, pp. 27-52.

2016 – Tanović, Sabina, “From Temporary to Permanent: Public mourning and the architecture of memorial spaces”, Architecture, Research, Vol. 1/2016, pp. 26- 35.

2015 – Tanović, Sabina, “Confronting difficult memory through absence: space in contemporary memorial architecture”, LUCAS, Issue 3: Death, Absence, and Aesthetics, pp. 48-65

2013 – Tanović, Sabina, “Contemporary Memorial: Preserving and Creating a Sense of Place”, in: Proceedings of 5th International Conference on Hazards and Modern Heritage: Importance of Place, CICOPBH, Sarajevo, Vol. 2, No. 1, p. 155

Other publications

Tanović, Sabina, “Interspersed Memory” in Lesia Maruschak, Transfigurations (2018).

Tanović, Sabina, “Budućnost industrijske baštine Bosne i Hercegovine” (“Future of the industrial heritage in Bosnia and Herzegovina”), Oslobođenje (27.10.2016), pp. 30/31

Tanović, Sabina: interview with Jos Wassink, ‘Plaats geven aan rouw’, Delta nr. 7 (14 December 2015) p. 6. Available at:


11/2015 – Memory in Architecture: Contemporary Memorial Projects and their Predecessors, Delft University of Technology.