Elena Grigoryeva portrait

Elena Grigoryeva

Project Baikal / Editor-in-Chief

Elena Grigoryeva is an honoured architect of Russia, corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Architecture and Construction Sciences (RAACS), full member of the International Academy of Architecture, Moscow Branch, Eurasia (IAAM). Her architectural works include about 100 projects: for schools and universities, residential complexes, the bridge over the Angara River in Irkutsk (first prize in an invited competition, 1998), development of two microdistricts in Grozny (2004-5), the design of a Water Sports Complex for Olympians (2008), and restoration of historic areas in Irkutsk. One of these areas, the 130 Quarter was awarded the Chrystal Daedalus at the International Architectural Festival Zodchestvo in 2010.

Since 2004, Elena Grigoryeva has been a member of the Presidium of the Union of Architects of Russia (UAR), and a vice-president of UAR since 2008. Since 2004, she has represented UAR at the UIA Professional Practice Commission. In 2005, 2008 and 2011 the UIA General Assembly elected her an alt-member of the UIA Council. Elena Grigoryeva is a publisher of the international architectural journal Project Baikal, winner of the Interarch 2009 Grand Prix at the International Academy of Architecture Triennial.