Staff

Elbay Anvar oglu Gasim-zada – President

Born on December 26, 1948 in Baku.
1971 – graduated from Architecture faculty of Azerbaijan Polytechnic University.
1971-1975 – dealt with issues of landscape architecture, researched problems of use of nature landscapes and harmonization of development of Baku districts.
1975-1989 – was working in designing institute of construction in countryside of the country. Author of general plans of a number of small-scale population aggregates. At the same time took a great interest in problems of International Program “Beaten Cobwork Architecture”. He has projects on this subject implemented in practice.
1989-2001 – was working as chief architect of Baku and head of Department of Architecture and Town Planning of Baku Mayor’s Office.
Author of more than 150 projects, majority of which have been constructed.
1998 – jointly with his son established and led the architectural firm El & En which has become one of the leading firms in Azerbaijan, well-known far beyond its borders.
1990 – has become the Honoured Architect of Azerbaijan.
2000 – has been awarded with the highest order of Azerbaijan “Shohrat”.
Currently the 1st Secretary of the Architects’ Union of Azerbaijan. Laureate of international competitions for the best project and construction of the year held in capitals of countries-members of the International Association of Architects’ Unions.
Full member and Vice-President of the International Academy of Architecture of Eastern Countries, professor of MIAA (Moscow International Academy of Architecture under the aegis of UNESCO).
Participant of World congresses of architects in Chicago, Barcelona, Lausanne, Beijing and Turin. Currently lectures at Architecture faculty of Azerbaijan Architecture and Construction University.
Married, has two children and four grandchildren.

Anvar Elbay oglu Gasim-Zada - Vice President

Was born on April 28, 1974 in Baku. In 1995 he graduated from the faculty of International Law and International Relations of Baku State University named after M.E.Rasul-zadeh as a bachelor of international law. Between 1996 and 2000 worked for law-enforcement agency of Azerbaijan Republic, attended an international conference of Interpol in Lyon, France. In June 2000 left for the United Kingdom in order to learn English language and then study at one of English universities to obtain a degree of Master of law. In 2001 he scored the highest mark of International English Language Testing System (IELTS). He graduated from the University of Nottingham (UK) with an honours degree of Master of law in international commercial law. Between years 2001 and 2004 he also studied at several short courses learning computer skills and programming, basics of business etc.
In 1998 Anvar and his father Elbay Gasim-Zada have founded “El & En” Ltd. At the moment he works as a leading specialist at legal department of “Silk Way Holding”.

Maksud Teymur oglu Mammadov – Leading Architect

Born on February 22, 1983 in Baku. 2004 – graduated from Azerbaijan Architecture and Construction University, specialization – architect. Diploma project entitled “Multifunctional business-centre on the coast of Baku bay” Since 2008 has been working at El & En. 2008-participated in the European Architecture Students Assembly which took place in Dublin (Ireland).

Lala Eldeniz qizi Karimova – Designer

Born on August 29, 1985 in Baku. 2007 – graduated from Azerbaijan Architecture and Construction University, specialization – architect-designer. Her diploma project “ Architectural and constructive model of bionic form” was selected for the competition of diploma projects held in Vologda (Russian Federation). Since 2008 has been working at El & En.

Halilova Turana Eldar qizi - Designer

Turana was born on December 5, 1985 in Baku. In 2005 she graduated from Azerbaijan University of Architecture and Construction with major in Architecture Design. Starting from 2005 Turana works for “El&EN” Company. In 2006 she completed the course in Royal Institute of Architects in London under the supervision of N. Foster (Great Britain). She is a member of Union of Architects of Azerbaijan.

Tagirova Fatima Sharif qizi - ofis manager

Fatima was born on June 21, 1985 in Baku. In 2006 graduated from Azerbaijan University of Architecture and Construction with a degree in Process Engineering. In 2009 she joined “El&EN” Company.

Askeriva Nushaba Elhan qizi - Architect

She was born on 16 April, 1987. In 2009 graduated from Azerbaijan University of Architecture and Construction. Her major field of study was Landscape Architecture. From 2009 works for “El&EN” Company.