Bojidar Kadiev Architect 2008 ~ Present

Residential, Commercial and Hospitality Design. Interior Design. Owner's representation, Construction Documents and Construction administration. DOB and New York Landmarks approvals. Zoning and feasibility studies,
  • 735 9th Avenue–New York, NY New 8 story residential building with extended commercial podium. Design, DOB approvals, Construction documents and Construction administration; 2016-2018
  • 821 9th Avenue–New York, NY New 2 story addition over existing 4 story mixed-use building. Re-design, Amendment approvals and Construction administration; 2016-2017
  • 520 East 89 Street–New York, NY New 3 story addition and extension over existing 3 story townhouse. Re-design, Amendment approvals and Construction administration; 2015-2016.
  • 107 Greenwich Avenue–New York, NY Interior renovation of a 4 story townhouse. Design , Landmarks, and DOB approvals 2013-2014
  • 2010 Ocean Avenue - Brooklyn, NY 3 story addition over 4 story residential building in Brooklyn, NY. Design, DOB approval, Construction Documents and Construction administration: 2013-2018
  • 24 East 39 St a k a The Williams Club–New York, NY: Interior renovation and conversion into an apartment hotel, Schematic design and  DOB approval - 2012, Architect of record and construction administration - 2013. BSA approval for a transient hotel - 2016
  • 120-124 Lexington Avenue–6 story addition over 5 story residential buildings in New York, NY Schematic Design, -2013
  • 622 Ocean Parkway –3 story addition over 4 story residential building in Brooklyn, NY Design, DOB approval, and Construction documents 2012. Construction and construction administration, 2017;
  • 721 5th Avenue, a k a The Trump Tower, Apt-61AB – Apartment renovation and interior design; Design, DOB approval, CDs and Construction Administration - 2010-2011.
  • 349 West 22nd Street – Gut renovation and rooftop addition; Design, DOB and NYLPC approval, CDs and Construction Administration - 2010;
  • Westbury Twin theater –restoration and adaptive re-use of mixed-use complex of live theater, movie theater, restaurant and retail in Westbury, NY– Preliminary Massing and Design Studies 2010;
  • The Pashev Residence – Single family house in Bistritza, Bulgaria – Design and Construction documents;
  • The Cortelbaum Residence – Single family vacation home in Indigo Ridge, AZ Schematic design and Design development; Estimated construction cost: $2,900,000.
 Independent Practice 2001 ~ 2004:    
  • Three S Ventures LLP: 232 East 68th Street 5-story town house, Renovation and addition- Construction cost: $ 2,500,000 Design , DOB approval , Construction Documents and Construction Administration.
  • M. Yoder: 303 West 20th Street 3-story town house renovation – Construction cost: $ 900,000 appr. Design, DOB approval, Construction Documents and Construction Administration.

Costas Kondylis and Partners LLP:  March '2005 ~ December '2008

Project Manager:  Project management and Construction administration of hi-rise residential buildings

  • Alexico Group: The Laurel (400 East 67th St) 37 story LEED certified residential tower. Construction cost $ 120,000,000 Design development, Design supervision, Project management, and Construction Administration www.laurelcondominium.com
WQB Architects associated to Perkins/Eastman PC, New York: June '2000 ~ March '2005

Senior designer / Project Manager: Design, Project Management and Production of residential, commercial and mixed-use buildings:

  • Uptown Partners: 400 Lenox Avenue. Pentecostal church and new 20-story residential building – Estimated construction cost $ 65,000,000 Zoning analysis and Schematic Design; www.thelenoxnyc.com
  • Uptown Partners:  1845 Madison Avenue. (with FoxFowle) Bethel Church and 20-story residential buildings Estimated construction cost $ 98,000,000: Zoning Analysis, Massing studies and Schematic Design; www.5thonthepark.com
  • Vintage Group LLC: 135 W 14th Street- luxury lofts conversion and addition-Construction cost $36,000,000 DOB approvals, Design, Project Management.
  • Vintage Group LLC: 5 E 44th Street-. Luxury lofts conversion and addition-Zoning analysis, Schematic Design, DOB approvals. www.number5nyc.com (DD and CD by PJAR Architects)
  • Hampshire Hotels and Resorts: The Lambs Club-Design studies for renovation and a 4 story hotel addition -Design , Zoning analysis and NYLPC approval.

Karlsberger Architecture, New York, NY  September '1998 ~ June '2000

  • Project Architect: Schematic design, Design development and Construction Documents production. Institutional, educational and healthcare buildings.

European experience:

Bojidar Kadiev Architectural Agency, Bulgaria   June '1993 ~ September '1998

  • Owner and Principal; Design, production and administration of residential, commercial and institutional buildings. Interior design and decorating. 12 mid-rise and single family residential buildings 250,000 Sf total, Interior design of 6 boutique stores and 2 restaurants, Adaptive reuse of 8 historic landmarks.
Agence Calmettes, Paris, France:  January '1992 ~ May '1993
  • Staff architect: Urban design and historic preservation of buildings in Saintes and Paris.

UNESCO and ICOMOS :September'1988 ~ January'1992

  • Secretary of the International Committee for Vernacular Architecture (CIAV) – Organization and management of heritage preservation programs. Organization and scientific coverage of international events.
National Institute for Historic Monuments – Bulgaria:September'1984 ~ August'1988
  • Project Architect: Urban studies and architectural projects in the field of conservation, restoration, and adaptive reuse of architectural landmarks.

Scientific presentations and personal bibliography:

  • 1993 Particularities of Vernacular Architecture within the Context of Globalization of Modern Culture – a lecture during the international symposium of architecture students, Sofia, Bulgaria.
  • 1990 International colloquium on the problems of small historic cities down the Volga river, part of the international project: Vernacular Architecture and History (report on the strategies applied in the historic village of Batak, Bulgaria.
  • 1990 Participation in the World Forum of Young Architects, Perpignan, France.
    1990 Traditional Bulgarian Houses – article in the collection Zemya’90, Zemizdat, Sofia, Bulgaria.
    1989 International colloquium Understanding and Protecting the Architectural Heritage: Education and Training for Young People, UNESCO, Paris (report selected for publishing in the conference book by MARDAGA, Paris.
  • 1987-89 Translating Bruno Zevi – Series of translated articles and editorials from Italian for the weekly “Narodna Kultura”.
  • 1985 The Plovdiv Archeological Heritage, Philosophic Aspects of its Integration into Contemporary Urban Structures – article for the monthly “Architektura” Issue 3-4/1985

Public activities:    

Member of the International Union of Architects, member of the Associacion des Architectes du Patrimoine in France, Member of the National Academy for Architecture, Bulgaria. Collaborator to researhj programs supported by cultural heritage funds.

  • 1988 Architecture as Virtual Metaphor – solo exhibition of artistic CAD renderings.
  • 1996  Participant in the XIX Congress of UIA (International Union of Architects) Barcelona, Spain.
  • 1987, 89, 91 Participant in the exhibitions of the World Biennale of Architecture Interarch Sofia, Bulgaria.
  • 1989 Member of the International working group for training and educating young people to understand and protecty architectural heritage UNESCO, Paris.
  • 1989 The Beginning of the Road that Ends – Exhibition of architectural projects in St.Petersburg, Russia (with a team).
  • 1987-90 President of Young Archietcts League for Plovdiv, Bulgaria.


  • Graduate, Master of Architecture:
    University for Architecture, Urban Planning, and Civil Engineering – Sofia, Bulgaria – 1984; - 5.5 years graduate program
  • Graduate, Fundamental Architectural Studies Degree:
    C.E.S.H.C.M.A. (Centre d’Etudes Superieures sur l’Histoire et la Conservation des Monuments Anciens) L’Ecole de Chaillot Paris, France 1993; 2 years post graduate program specialized in landmarks preservation.

Computer skills:

AutoCAD 2000-2011, Revit’2009-2010, Word for Windows, MS Office programs in Windows XP SP 1 and 2 ,Vista and Windows-7,  Adobe CS3 Photoshop, InDesign, Fireworks, Dreamweaver, and Illustrator.




Quote of the month:.

I have said Good Bye to the over worked notion that architecture has to save the world..

Peter Zumtor