Nabi Agzamov is trained as an architect and urban designer with research interests in urban ecology, resilience and sustainability. His work focuses on the multiscalar relationship between water, ecology, and cities. Further areas of interest are climate adaptation and mitigation, environmental justice, bioregionalism, flood resilience, and water management.
Agzamov holds a Bachelor’s in Architecture from the New York Institute of Technology and a Master’s in Architecture and Urban Design from Columbia University, where he was awarded with the Lucille Smyser Lowenfish Memorial Prize. He is also an alumnus of The New Normal post-graduate research program at Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design.
Between 2019–2022 Agzamov was the Head of the Center for Urban Resilience and Ecology at Strelka KB, the largest urban consultancy in the CIS region. Before Strelka KB, Agzamov worked at a landscape architecture firm SCAPE in New York, where, among other projects, he worked on the design of the Ecological Citizens exhibition for the US Pavilion at the Venice Biennale Architettura (2018).