from 4919 Indian Wood Rd., # 495, Culver City, United States
For two years, after Valkof graduated with Master’s degree from UACEG, Sofia in 1998 he had worked as free-lancer. In 2000 he relocated to Southern California first to do his internship in Morphosis and than his post-grad at SCI-ARC. After that he had gained extensive experience in several Los Angeles offices over complex commercial, institutional, mixed-use and residential projects throughout the US, Europe, Russia and the UAE. In 2009 Valkof had a chance to re-establish his practice under the name of Design Initiatives. Valkof is a Laureate of The International Academy of Architecture [IAA] and got awarded with The Iakov Chernikhov International Foundation [ICIF] Prize. His work won Second Prize from The United Nations Development Programme [UNDP] Competition and he participated in Beyond Media‘03 Festival in Florence, Italy. Some of Valkof’s projects got showcased in GA Houses, Design Daily, DESIGNBOOM, Arch Daily, BELLE Australia, Design Indaba, Architecture List, AECCafe, and e-Architect.