Jury Details

Head of the Urban Policies Association.

Speaker 1

Ljubo Georgiev

Ljubo Georgiev works in the field of urban planning. In the course of the years he combined design, activist and management experience. He began studying architecture at IUAV in Venice (Italy). He received his master's degree in Architecture, Urbanism and Building Sciences from TU Delft (the Netherlands) in 2007. Ljubo Georgiev has built-up an international experience by studying and working in diverse countries and contexts: Scotland, Italy, the Netherlands, China and his native Bulgaria. He has authored a number of articles and has lectured at different conferences and events around Europe. Between 2014 and 2016, he was the director of One Architecture Week, an international festival for contemporary architecture and the built environment. From the beginning of 2017 until the end of 2019, he led the team which coordinated and co-created the long-term development plan for Sofia, Vision Sofia 2050. Parallel to this, between 2017 and the end of 2021, he was the director of Sofiaplan - Sofia’s municipal strategic and spatial planning body. Since the beginning of 2022, he has been head of the Urban Policies Association in Sofia - Team of Sofia.