Iva Vassileva is working as an architect in Greece thus being involved in numerous Nightscape Urban Design Projects in Greece, Cyprus and Bulgaria. After her Diploma in Architecture at the University of Dresden she completed her Master Studies at the ETH Zurich on the topic of Urban Night Appearance and Identity of Public Space. She was a workshop leader in “Lights in Alingsas” in 2008 and the “1st Lighting Workshop” in Athens, Greece in 2011. In 2017-2018 she was teaching at the Department of Architecture of the University of Patras. Since 2014 she belongs to the Teaching staff of the International Lighting Design Workshop "Rethink th e Night". She received a honourable mention in the category "Best Built Work of the years 2010-2014" in "DOMES 2015 Awards" for the project "Residence & Office, Kea".