Veronika Ilinkskaya Lead Designer
Prior to joining Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) in 2012, Veronika worked on multiple mixed-use, residential and city masterplans projects in St Petersburg and Moscow, Russia. After joining ZHA, Veronika has been involved in both design and delivery of a number of projects in practice, including hotels and residential, banks, retail and office buildings.
Veronika studied at I.E. Repin’s State Academy of Arts, Sculpture and Architecture of St Petersburg, Russia in 1999-2005, graduating with a diploma in Architecture. During her late years of studies, she took on several private residential and retails commissions following construction stages in St Petersburg.
Veronika has worked on diverse commissions and competitions in practice which includes the BEKO Masterplan, Croatia; headquarters for a major institution in Nicosia, Cyprus; overseen the construction stage from the beginning to the completion of the office building Dominion Tower in Moscow; worked on the Detail Design stage of Eleftheria square in Nicosia, Cyprus as well as the Opus in Dubai. Veronika led a team working on the competition for a metro station in Moscow and also worked on a competition for a luxury boutique hotel in Dubrovnik, Croatia. In 2016, she was leading the team winning 1st prize in a competition for the 131, 000 m2 Sberbank Technopark in Skolkovo near Moscow. Veronika has recently managed a team from Concept through Detail Design stage of a private penthouse apartment in Moscow.