Dr Emina Kristina Petrović

Dr Emina Kristina Petrović teaches at the School of Architecture, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, where she is also the Postgraduate Programmes Director and the First Year Coordinator. Emina is deeply committed to the great need of sustainable change and that an active rethinking of the built environment has a critical role to play in this process. In much of her work, Emina actively teaches grass-root action and student-led activism as one of the key activators for the betterment of the world. Emina currently serves as an editor of the Journal of Green Building, member of the steering group of Sustainability and Resilience Distinctiveness Theme of Victoria University of Wellington, and a member of Advisory group of the Sustainability Society – a technical interest group of IPENZ. Her research focusses on sustainable building materials through examination of their conceptual and practical roles. The particular area of her expertise is in the impacts building materials can have on human health in indoor environments.