Venelin Kokalov

Design Principal and owner
Revery Architecture Inc.

Venelin Kokalov is widely recognized for his bold architectural statements and creative design solutions. Under his direction, Revery has won prestigious international competitions for the multi-award-winning University of Chicago Hong Kong Campus and Xiqu Centre opera house in Hong Kong. His vision is shaping the current 11.5-acre Senákw development in collaboration with the Squamish Nation.

WHAT’S NEW: Winning the 2021 Canadian Architect Award of Excellence for Revery’s Butterfly and First Baptist Church complex.
BUCKET LIST: To design and build a cultural venue in British Columbia.
PET PEEVE: Seeing mediocrity being tolerated.
BEST HABIT: To dream.