Speaker
Position:Designer, Business Developer
Employer:MVRDV
Country:Netherlands

Elija Kozak is a designer and urbanst at MVRDV. She studied architecture at Strathclyde University in Glasgow and urbanism at the Rotterdam Academy of Architecture. She works on strategic development of cities, especially focusing on development of Russian projects, where the complex nature of urban planning requires deep understanding of the political and cultural context. She has greatly contributed to the first built project of MVRDV in Russia, RED7, and the development of the campus design for ITMO University in Saint Petersburg.