Veronika BakalovaAIA

Associate Director

Born in Bulgaria and raised in Chicago, Veronika Bakalova brings both global and local design perspectives to her work. Her interests in the city’s urban fabric and diverse streetscapes translate into her project experience with residential, mixed-use, and hospitality project types. Veronika is also experienced in several project phases including programming, conceptual design, design development and construction documentation.

Veronika’s positivity and diligent work ethic make her a valuable member of the bKL design team. She approaches every project meticulously, focusing on the fine details to produce high quality designs. Her education, along with her work experience, has allowed her to gain a wholesome perspective, think critically, develop ideas thoroughly and envision design for the future.

Veronika earned her Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Michigan. She is licensed in the State of Illinois.