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Nina MIlkova Ilieva is an architect, urbanist and academic a.
Nina Ilieva holds Master Professional Degree in Architecture from University of Architecture in Sofia, Bulgaria, MArch II from University of Houston, TX and Postgraduate Degree in Urban Policy and Design and Architecture from Southern California Institute of Architecture, LA California. Nina Ilieva has been studying one year also in Graz, Austria in the Technical University in Graz, department of architecture.
N_IMA’s work was exhibited nationally and internationally such as: Venice Biennale, Los Angeles Pacific Design Center, Council of European Urbanism in Oslo, Norway, European Commission in Sofia, Bulgaria, New York Festival of Ideas, Sofia Architecture Week, Institute of Creative Sustainability in Berlin among others. It was among the 40 under 40 most promising European emergent architectural firms for 2014, was among the selected project for the European Holcim Award for Sustainable Construction for , as well as was finalist for the international Sudapan competition.
Nina Ilieva is also an adjunct faculty at Parsons the New School for Design and has thought at New York Institute of Technology, Sci-Arc, Dessau, University of Architecture Civil Engineering Geodesy in University in Sofia/ Bulgaria. She was also invited for juries and her work was presented at Columbia University, Princeton University, Pratt, University of Houston among others. She is also a co-founder of NGO in Bulgaria, which is developing new urban typologies, emerging from different political, social and ethnic conditions, from different regions and territories. The goal is to stimulate multicultural coexistence, and creating more-inclusive, sustainable and culturally diverse environment.
Nina Ilieva has been working in architectural and urban design from small residential remodeling to large scale urban projects in offices in Sofia, New York , Los Angeles, Houston and San Francisco. Nina Ilieva speaks fluently 4 languages: Bulgarian, Russian, English and German.
Maria Vassileva, German Batista, Kazuhiro Okamoto, Michael McDowel, Victoria Lee, Do-Huyn
working with TSA (Trust for Social achievement, Mayor and community
of Peshtera in Bulgaria on urban prototypes for affordable housing @35 dka Romani neighborhood. Along the innovative design new business model is also developed for financing of the houses.
June 2015 _TU Delft
lecture at"New Urban languages conference"
N_IMA is selected for the Emergent European Architects Award for 2014 “40 under 40”, an annual awards program that celebrates the next new talented generation of European architects, by the European Center for Architecture & Urban Studies.
. The program is directed to support new and emerging design talent that will influence the near future of European architectural design, thinking, and theory with the direct consequence of impacting future environments and future European and international cities. The key is to bring wider recognition to 40 of the most promising emerging architects working in the European Union and other countries inside Europe, fostering and encouraging new talent and new creative thinking at the forefront of tomorrow's profession.
Re-envisioning the MASTERHousing/workshop
Dessau Institute of Architecture/Dessau/Germany
Exhibition of the " Park of Europe Project" competition at European Council and Bulgarian Architecture Center in Sofia/ Bulgaria.
European Commission Representation in Bulgaria in partnership with the Metropolitan Municipality organized competition and exhibition about " Park of Europe" an innovative way to inform residents and visitors of Sofia with the policy of the European Union rights and obligations of its citizens , as well as interesting natural and historical facts of the Member States. The proposal must provide visitors with a modern and interactive way about the European Union relating to the history of Europe and the European Union, EU policies - environment, free movement, renewable energy, interesting facts about the various EU Member States