dontDIY is an architecture and design bureau founded in 2011 in Sofia by Svetoslav Michev, Stefan Minkov and Hristo Stankushev. Antonina Ilieva joined the partnership in late 2014.


Current team lineup:

Boyan Stoyanov

Radostina Ivanova - architect

Radostina Stankova - architect

Hristina Hristova - architect

Vladislav Velkov - architect

Lenko Mihov - architect


Evgenia Koeva - intern

Konstantin Gerin - intern


dontDIY won the first prize in the 2012 Passive House International Design Competition, and the third prize in the competition to design the interior of Bulgarian National Television’s Studio 5, also in 2012. The bureau realized the project “Architecture Seeks” within the framework of Sofia Architecture Week 2012, as well as the project “Architecture Meets” in 2013 in collaboration with Vladiya Mihailova. The studio's plywood furniture became a laureate at the Mikser Festival Awards in Belgrade in 2013. dontDIY was the curator of the 2014 One Architecture Week.


Photos: Yana Lozeva