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Zdravko Zdravkov

Chief Architect of Sofia Municipality

Sofia Municipality

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Zdravko Zdravkov is Bulgarian architect based in Sofia whose career has focused on improving quality of urban life. He is Chief Architect at Sofia Municipality. The eight principles of Planning Cities for People are: 1. Walk. Develop neighborhoods that promote walking. 2. Connect. Create dense networks of streets and paths. 3. Transit. Build extensive, high quality transit. Look to make connections between modes. 4. Cycle. Prioritize city bicycle networks that offer protected lanes. 5. Mix. Zone for mixed-use neighborhoods. 6. Densify. Actively encourage greater density around major transit hubs. 7. Compact. Set growth boundaries to spur emergence of compact regions with short commutes. 8. Shift. Increase mobility by regulation parking and road use.

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Current Position

Chief Architect of Sofia Municipality at Sofia Municipality


Master of Architecture (M.Arch.), Architecture

Past Talks

Expo Real 2022