Architecture Alum Boris Dramov Wins Prestigious Silver SPUR Award

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Architecture Alum Boris Dramov Wins Prestigious Silver SPUR Award

November 29, 2017

USC Architecture alum Boris Dramov (FAIA, FAICP; B.Arch. 1966) and his wife Bonnie Fisher (FASLA) received the Silver SPUR award today for their longtime work championing urban sustainability and better cities. The award was delivered by the San Francisco Bay Area Planning and Urban Research Association (SPUR), a nonprofit organization dedicated to civic planning.


The Silver SPUR Award is the most prominent award for lifetime civic achievement in San Francisco. It honors individuals whose goals and achievements have made San Francisco and the Bay Area a better place to live, work and play. 


Dramov received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the USC Architectural Guild in 2008. Currently serving as a principal alongside Fisher at the interdisciplinary firm ROMA Design Group in San Francisco, his career has focused on projects that address critical issues of environmental quality and social equity facing towns, cities and regions. One of Dramov and Fisher’s most notable projects is the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on Washington, D.C.’s National Mall, which utilizes natural elements and seeks to engage visitors in the continued pursuit of positive social change.


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