architect JEKO TILEV
Jeko Tilev is one of the most popular and celebrated
at international level Bulgarian architects. He is
born on 26. 08. 1950 in the city of Simeonovgrad,
Bulgaria. In 1969 he graduated from the technical
high school of Stara Zagora city with excellent
marks. In 1974 he graduated with distinction the
University for Architecture, Construction and
Geodesy in Sofia, Bulgaria. In 1991 he became an
associated professor and specialized “Technology of
the architecture” in the Faculty of Rome
Architecture. He speaks French and Russian.
Since 1995 he is the head of department “Building
construction”, part of Faculty of Architecture of
the University for Architecture, Construction and
Geodesy. In 2002 he founded Tilev Architects Ltd.
Among the many famous projects of his are: the Great
Egyptian museum – Egypt, the Olympic complex in
Insbruk, Astria with the reconstruction of a part of
- Laureate and a gold medal winner of the XI World
trianale “Interarch” 2006 in Sofia and a medal from
UNESCO for the architectural project for "Seuthopolis".
- A golden “Vizar” in 2005 at the European awards
for the architectural project "Seuthopolis".
- Architect of the year 2003.
- Laureate and a silver medal winner at the X World
trianale “Interarch” 2003.
- Professor of the year for the faculty of
Architecture of the “University for Architecture,
Construction and Geodesy” for 2003 and 2004.
- Inclusion of one of his projects in the chart for
the 12 buildings of the year by SCHUCO, publication
in the catalogs and the yearly calendar of SCHUCO
- Laureate of the Bulgarian national review for
architecture - 1995
National Unity "Treasure the
Unity "Treasure the Bulgarian Heritage" is one of
the most popular NGOs in Bulgaria.
The main priority of the organization is the work
for the social society and the young people in
various aspects of life.
Main goals of the organization are the preservation
and development of the Bulgarian cultural,
historical and social values, the integration and
development of the European values in Bulgaria.
The activities of National Unity "Treasure the
Bulgarian Heritage" are orientated towards the
participation and involvement of young people in
campaigns, programs and initiatives at local,
national and international scale.
The organisation partners successfully with many
Bulgarian and foreign government and non-government
Since the beginning of the idea “Treasure the
Bulgarian Heritage” we have realised many
initiatives with patriotic, social and educational
character, some of them are:
- Since 2006 each year we produce a computer
calendar on a patriotic theme – in 2007 the theme
was "Patriotic faces in different times" (including
Bulgarian khans and kings), in 2008 the theme is
"Bulgarian poets and writers";
- We have introduced to the wide public
internet campaigns called "The Bulgarian House" and
"The European Union House" which include the symbols
– anthems, flags, financial symbols, etc; and every
person can download them for a personal use.
- On the Day of Europe 09. 05. 2007 we organized a
campaign “Brussels’ sprout” presenting a metaphor of
European Parliament and making people favor the idea
to cast their votes;
- A unique collection of over 100 computer
wallpapers of great Bulgarians such as Vasil Levki,
Hristo Botev, Rayna Knyaginya, and King Boris I and
other historical figures were made and presented on
22. 09. 2007
- National Unity "Treasure the Bulgarian Heritage"
holds a yearly youth forum, at witch it gathers many
youth organizations, NGOs, government institutions
The Association is governed by a Governing Council,
witch consists of:
- Chairman – Dimiter Mandradjiev
- Deputy-chairman – Katerina Baeva
- Deputy-chairman – Andrey Stoychev
- Secretary General –
- Finance officer
– Veselka Vasileva
National Unity "Treasure the Bulgarian Heritage" has
councils and workgroups. At the moment two of them
are presided by the people, who cane to the National
Unity and asked us to start this campaign:
- Doichin Kotlarov, legal council of National Unity
"Treasure the Bulgarian Heritage"
- Lachezar Nikolov – workgroup “Projects” of
National Unity “Treasure the Bulgarian Heritage”