Born in Moscow, 1943. Graduated from the Moscow Architectural Institute (MArchI), 1966.
1966 – 1970
Architect, then Senior Architect of the “Mosproject” Design Department of the Main Architectural and Planning Directorate (Glav APU) of the City of Moscow.
1970 – 1972
Post-graduate of the Central Scientific-Research Institute of Theory and History of Architecture.
Defense of PhD thesis for Candidate of Architecture Degree on the theme: “Architectural and Spatial Organization of Multifunctional Complexes and Structures”.
1972 – 1974
Acted as Junior, then as Senior Researcher of the Central Scientific-Research Institute of the Theory and History of Architecture.
1974 – 1981
Senior Researcher, then Sector Manager of the B.S. Mesentsev Central Scientific-Research Institute for the Experimental Design of Entertainment Buildings and Sports Facilities.
1981 – 1988
Acting Research Department Manager, then Deputy Director for Research of the Moscow Scientific-Research and Design Institute for Culture, Leisure, Sports and Health Care Buildings at the Main Architectural and Planning Directorate (GlavAPU) of the city of Moscow.
1988 – 1991
Deputy Director for Research of the All-Union Scientific-Research Institute of the Theory of Architecture and City Planning at the State Committee on Architecture and City Planning attached to the “Gosstroy” (Governmental Construction Committee) of the USSR.
Chief Architect – First Deputy Director of the Moscow Scientific-Research and Design Institute for Culture, Leisure, Sports and Health Care Buildings.
Defense of PhD thesis for Architecture Doctorate on the theme: “Geometrical Principles of Architecture and Universe Pattern”.
Since 1998 Director, then General Director of the State Unitary Enterprise “The Moscow Scientific-Research and Design Institute for Culture, Leisure, Sports and Health Care Buildings” (GUP MNIIP “Mosproject-4”).
Since 2008 Full Member of the Russian Academy of Architecture and Construction Sciences (RAASN);
President of the Union of Architects of Russia.
A. Bokov is the author of more than a hundred city planning and architectural projects; among the main realized projects are: an experimental housing block in Nizhny Novgorod; the Pavilion No. 4 at the All-Russian Exhibition Centre (VVTS) in Moscow; the V.V. Mayakovsky Museum on Lubyanka Square; the A.S. Pushkin Museum in Prechistenka Street; office buildings at Savinskaya Embankment, Gilyarovsky Street and Bolshoi Gnezdnikovsky Lane.; the “Locomotive” football stadium, covered skating centre in Krylatskoye, the “Megasport” Ice Palace; the planning concept and apartment blocks in Khodynka; and the K.S.Stanislavsky and V.I. Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Academic Theatre.
A. Bokov’s two books and over 50 articles were published in national and international magazines. Many of them were awarded Union of Architects’ prizes. A. Bokov conducted theoretical research on the problems of urban and environmental planning and the development of social infrastructure of Moscow. He was one of the ideologists of the “environmental approach in architecture”. For many years he worked as a consultant and seminar leader in the Senezh Design Studios, a professional and academic center for environmental and urban design. He was an instructor in the Moscow Architectural Institute (MArchI), in the MIIS (now the State University on Land Development – GUZ) and in the V.I. Sourikov Moscow Artistic High School.
A. Bokov is a regular participant in Russian and international professional competitions and has been a laureate over 40 times.