Aljoša Dekleva graduated in Ljubljana and received Master degree in Architecture with Distinction from Architectural Association in London. He co-directs architectural practice Dekleva Gregoric Architects based in Ljubljana, pursuing the concept of research by design and design by research with the aim to challenge the obvious. He runs an experimental teaching and research programme AA Nanotourism Visiting School at the AA. With Tina Gregorič he curated the Slovenian national pavilion at Venice Biennale 2016. He was a guest professor in Montréal, Paris, Karlsruhe and a Gehry Chair 2019 at Daniels, Toronto.