About bignatov studio

Our studio is featured by a particular attention to details. We believe that it is details that shows the quality of architecture.

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Bignatov Studio is a contemporary interdisciplinary architectural firm with offices in New York, USA and Varna, Bulgaria. We are interested in contemporary green architecture and related experimental artistic work. The company is established by Boris Ignatov in 2004 in New York. Mr. Ignatov holds Master degrees in architecture from Columbia University in New York (2006) and Sofia University of Architecture (1995). He has worked for several large architectural firms including “Perkins + Will Architects” and is a licensed architect in the state of New York and Bulgaria. Our work has been internationally acclaimed for environmental awareness. We are a practice that focuses on delivering exceptional design with a considered and personal service. Our work aims to make a lasting contribution to the urban and natural context by challenging, provoking and delighting.


2014 Stalker Prize

2013 Ministry of Culture Architectural Prize "Golden Century"

2012 Grand Prix of the Bulgarian Architects

2012 Varna Grand Prize for cultural achievements in promoting sustainable architecture

2011 Prize of the Search Architectural Review

2010 Best Residential Architect Award by SI magazine

2010 Grand Prix of the Bulgarian Architects

2010 Stalker Prize


The Equinox House - "Eco Living", hardcover book,  Braun, Switzerland, 2013

The Conservatory House - "1000 European Architects", hardcover book,  Braun, Switzerland, 2010