Angel Zahariev graduated Master of Architecture In 2003 at the University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy (UACEG), Sofia with awards. In 2004 he specialized at the Institute of Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS), Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
From 2003 to 2007 Angel Zahariev was a PhD Student at the Urban Planning Department, UACEG, Sofia. Since 2004 arch.Zahariev is an Assistant Professor/lecturer at UACEG, Sofia In 2005, together with his colleague and friend arch. Assen Milev, he has founded A&A Architects.
Over the years of his professional career, Arch.Zahariev has built up great design experience on the local market and excellent network among the local and international professionals. As a leader of the A&A Architects’ design team Arch.Zahariev has been responsible for the design of some of the most recognizable projects in recent times in Bulgaria, such as: Business Park Sofia, Capital Fort, Muzeiko and many others.
Arch. Zahariev is a lecturer of many Architectural and Urban Planning events in Bulgaria, such as: International Etem Conference For Facade Engineering, Sofia – 2015; Urban & Building Innovation Forum, Sofia – 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015; One Architectural Week 2011, 2014; Mentor of the Sofia Independent City Academy;
Angel Zahariev is winner of many professional awards, personally and as part of the A&A Architects team: Several times winner of the prize Building of the Year in Bulgaria – 2007,2014,2015; Winner of the prize Architects of the Year in Bulgaria for 2015; Winner of the National Competition for Architectural Projects: Archinova 2015, and many others.
In their work, A&A Architects strive to create a strong link between theory and practice, expressed in the search for an optimal balance between aesthetic, functional, economic and environmental characteristics of each building designed by the studio.
A&A Architects was established in 2005 in Sofia by arch. Assen Milev and arch. Angel Zahariev as an innovative design bureau offering а wide range of architectural und urban design services. The professional competency of the company includes: design of office, commercial, industrial and residential buildings, as well as urban planning, master planning and consulting.
One of the most important features in the work of A&A is the individual approach to each project, tailored to the client’s requirements, local context and the specifics of the environment. Of great importance for our design philosophy are environmental protection and the pursuit of a sustainable and balanced development.
A&A Architects rely on a wide range of established professional partners in the field of architectural design and engineering.