Kornelia Dimitrova (1990) is an architect, researcher and lecturer based in Eindhoven (NL). She graduated in Architecture at TU Eindhoven in 2015, and was nominated for Archiprix NL (2016) and Archiprix International (2017).
Her projects explore the speculative and performative potential of architecture. In 2019, she developed the Moral Lab with Bernhard Lenger - a spatial research tool designer for collecting moral data as part of the ongoing research of Dr Bart Wernaart, Fontys School of Applied Sciences. The installation is deployed during Dutch Design Week 2019.
Currently, she is a PDEng researcher at Eindhoven University of Technology, where she is developing a set of speculative architectural scenarios for the future development of GGze De Grote Beek in Eindhoven, one of the five largest mental health institutions in The Netherlands. She is teaching at Architecture Theory and Design at Fontys Academy in Tilburg since 2018. In 2015-18, she taught at the Architectural History and Theory chair at Bergische Universität Wuppertal with Christoph Grafe. Apart from her academic commitments, she is designer and head of research of Foundation We Are, a creative agency that brings design thinking into the practices of lawyers and human rights defenders. Since January 2020, she is a member of the editorial board of OASE.