Graduate of the Kharkiv University of Civil Engineering with a degree in architecture; lives and works in Kharkiv, Ukraine. In 1991-1997, pursued a career of an artist and in 1997 established “Drozdov & Partners” architectural practice. The office works on a wide international scale (South Korea, France, Switzerland, the USA, Spain, Kuwait) and embraces the philosophy of critical artistic pragmatism. Curator of the Ukrainian projects at the “Flood” International Architecture Biennale in Rotterdam, 2005 (the “Monisto [Necklace]” research project that explores Odessa seafront development) and the Moscow Architecture Biennale, 2012 (the “Circumstances” project tracing the “lifelines” of some of the practice’s built projects). A key player in the “Terralogia” art project (Kyiv, Kharkiv, 2015) and the “Patiologia” project (Kyiv, Kharkiv, 2007), an in-depth research into the nature of patio houses. An author and reviewer of a course project in Columbia University GSAPP, 2011. The founder of the Kharkiv School of Architecture, the first private architectural school in Ukraine, 2017, its key tutor at the Department of Technology, focusing on a new understanding of tectonics. An expert of the EU Mies Award.