the Bulgarian pavilion
education is the movement
to light
architettura 2023
pov architects
Alexander Dumarey


Since 2016, Dumarey has been working on his "Uchilishte" series, in which he documents the abandoned schools of Bulgaria. Over the course of 10 trips to the country, he has captured over 200 of these schools.

Cherniche VILLAGE
Slavyanovo VILLAGE
Levunovo VILLAGE


In this section, you can find updates on the pavilion, including news, events, press publications, and connected projects related to the project's focus.

visitors till 01.January
  • 20.May event

    Opening of the Bulgarian Pavilion at BIENNALE ARCHITETTURA 2023

  • 12.June partnership

    University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy, Sofia. Research program.

  • 01.July event

    The Christo and Jeanne-Claude Center in Gabrovo: New Into Old As Cultural Experiment

school is not for sale

The mayor of a remote village wants to sell the former schoolbuilding - an architectural heritage monument and symbol of the community. In order to save the school a young family organizes supporters and stops the deal. But the difficulties around recovering the building still lie ahead. Documentary film, 2023. Director and editing: Elena Stoycheva

Curators seek experience and idea sharing. Visitors can contact the team via email and social media.

  • ministry
    of culture
    Republic of Bulgaria
  • the chamber of architects
    in Bulgaria
  • union of architects
    of Bulgaria
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