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FUTURE RESIDENTIAL CITIES FORUM - Automation, Energy Efficiency, and Urbanization in Newly Constructed Residential Complexes



Hybrid Event


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09:30 – 11:00 Opening and Module 1 – Urban Development – Masterplanning, Urbanization, Landscape, Moderator: Landscape Architect Veselina Kalaykova, SLA


Participants and Topics:

  • Basic principles in urban planning of residential complexes, by Arch. Vladislav Dechev and Arch. Tihomir Kazakov from SGI Architects & Masterplanners.

  • Building a city from scratch, by Arch. Deyan Baranski from Markan Design Studio Ltd., Okol Lake Park.

  • Strengths and deficits in living environments. Possible solutions and the role of planning, by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Irina Mutafchiyska from the Faculty of Architecture, Department of Urban Planning.

  • Basic principles of water resource management in future cities, by Eng. Ivan Kolev from INZHENERIC Ltd.




11:15 – 13:00 Module 2 – Minimum energy for maximum comfort – passive buildings from principles to practice, moderated by Alexander Stankov from Energy Efficiency Center EnEffect.


  • Comfortable and healthy living environment, by Alexander Stankov from Energy Efficiency Center EnEffect.

  • Basic principles of passive houses, by Svetlin Dobrebski from Passive House Bulgaria.

  • 3rd PASSIVE HOUSE ARCHITECTURE AWARDS, by Dragos Arnautu from the Passive House Institute (online).

  • Energy-efficient and sustainable solutions for residential buildings, by Eng. Anton Sarbinov from Danfoss.

  • Maintaining a perfect microclimate in single-family houses and apartments, by Eng. Ivan Shishkov from Tulips.


14:00 – 15:50 Module 3 Case studies – Implementation of green systems in design, moderated by Teodora Gavrilova from Triple Green Group.

Participants and Topics:

  • Arch. Angel Zahariev from A and A Architects.

  • Arch. Plamen Bratkov from Aedes Studio.

  • Residential complexes – the first step in the Renaturalization of the modern city, by Landscape Architect Dobromira Lulcheva from Landscape Design Studio.

  • Closed-type residential complexes – a sustainable model for creating a quality living environment, by Arch. Radko Todorov and Arch. Nicoleta Balabanova from RT Consult.

  • Examples from practice – passive houses in Bulgaria, by Arch. Alexander Genchev from SolAir Architects.

  • The program is subject to additions and updates.

The event is suitable for:


👉 Architects and design professionals interested in urbanization and the design of contemporary residential complexes.

👉 Landscape architects and designers working on green systems and urban greening.

👉Engineers and specialists in energy-efficient and sustainable building solutions.

👉Developers, investors, and professionals involved in the construction and management of residential complexes.

👉 Representatives of governmental and non-governmental organizations engaged in urban development and environmental initiatives.

👉 Suppliers and manufacturers of building materials, technologies, and solutions for residential construction.

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