Dina Stancheva Architectural Drawings,
Scope and Contents
The Dina Stancheva collection consists of architectural drawings and photographs of designs Stancheva created from 1963 to 1990. Many of the designs are of daycare centers and kindergartens in Sofia, Bulgaria.
- 1963 - 1990
- Stancheva, Dina, b.1925 (Person)
Language of Materials
The materials in the collection are in Bulgarian.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
The copyright status of this collection is unknown. Copyright restrictions may apply. Contact Special Collections and University Archives for assistance in determining the use of these materials. Reproduction or digitization of materials for personal or research use can be requested using our reproduction/digitization form: http://bit.ly/scuareproduction. Reproduction or digitization of materials for publication or exhibit use can be requested using our publication/exhibition form: http://bit.ly/scuapublication. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives (firstname.lastname@example.org or 540-231-6308) if you need assistance with forms or to submit a completed form.
Dina Nikolva Stancheva was born on November 18, 1925, in Nova-Zagora, Bulgaria, and raised in Sofia, Bulgaria. She was educated at the Sofia Art Academy, the Ecole Speciale d'Architecture and the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris, and at Sofia Polytechnic, where she received her architecture degree. She worked in the Sofia architectural organization Sofproekt from 1952 to 1972, when she became head of the design studio. She retired in 1982 but continued to work for Sofproekt for a few more years until she established a private practice. She closed her office in 1994.
Stancheva received the Koliu Ficheto award in 1968 for her design of a daycare center, the Red Banner of Labor award in 1977 for the Cultural Center in Pancharevo, and the gold badge of the Union of Bulgarian Architects in 1985 for her outstanding contributions to Bulgarian architecture, among other awards.
10.4 Cubic Feet (1 box; 3 oversize)
The Dina Stancheva collection consists of architectural drawings and photographs of designs Stancheva created from 1963 to 1990.
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Source of Acquisition
The Dina Stancheva Architectural Drawings were donated to Special Collections in March 1997.
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the Dina Stancheva Architectural Drawings by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).
The processing, arrangement, and description of the Dina Stancheva Architectural Drawings took place in October 1997 and April 1998.
- A Guide to the Dina Stancheva Architectural Drawings, 1963-1990
- Brad Shearer, Student Assistant; Laura Katz Smith, Manuscripts Curator
- 2009 (CC0 1.0)
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- Description is in English
- 2020-09-28: Finding aid notes updated to new department standards. juliags
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