Arch. Lekova joined the A&A team in 2021 immediately after gaining her Master’s degree in Architecture at the University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy, Sofia. She spent her fifth year of studies as an exchange student in Politecnico di Milano. Yona holds several architectural awards and with her diploma project she received an Honorable mention in the international competition “Detroit Water District”, organized by “Young Architects Competitions”. She has experience with international architectural workshops, being part of the Bulgarian team of EASA( European Architecture Student Assembly).