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Non-profit architect group brightens up Sofia

Low-budget civic art, design transforming Bulgarian city

In transition: Mr Delchev sitting on a bench he designed with other members of Transformers in Sofia, Bulgaria; the group of more than 20 architects and architectural students has its work sprinkled around the city. - PHOTO: NYT

[SOFIA, Bulgaria] Delcho Delchev came back. For many of his generation, this is commuting against the tide of emigration from his native Bulgaria into the rest of Europe. But Mr Delchev, a 34-year-old architect, is one of the founders of a non-profit group called Transformers that has been