KHARKIV SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE
Born in 1966, Oleg Drozdov obtained a degree in architecture from Kharkiv University of Civil Engineering and Architecture. In 1997 he founded “Drozdov&Partners” which is now one of the leading architectural offices in Ukraine. Over twenty years of its history, around 200 projects have been designed and many of them have been built. Among some of the most significant realized works, it is worth mentioning the revolutionary Yaske sushi-bar, Platinum Plaza office center, Ave Plaza commercial complex, Heirloom and Carat apartment houses in Kharkiv, as well as a number of family houses in various cities of Ukraine. Some of the most remarkable events in recent years have been the first prize in the Design competition in South Korea, the project of a cultural centre in Lviv, and the construction of Teatr na Podole in Kyiv. Besides design activity, Oleg Drozdov and his team constantly initiate and take part in various public and educational projects. He has been a guest lecturer in a number of universities, both in Ukraine and beyond. Finally, “Drozdov&Partners” takes a pride in being an educational platform for numerous interns and young architects who embark on their professional career in the office, gain experience and eventually start their own practices. AWARDS: 2014, Design Competition for Dalseong Citizen’s Gymnasium in Daegu, South Korea – first prize. 2012, Voronov Museum of Contemporary Art Competition in Kyiv, Ukraine – second prize. 2011, Сleveland Design Сompetition: A New School Vision, Cleveland, the USA – third prize.