Maria is an architect, researcher, and tutor. She has practiced architecture commercially for over a decade, with extensive experience in the architecture of offices, which led her to pursue a PhD in Architecture at the Royal College of Art, where she currently aims to advance a critique of the architectural form of work through the contemporary headquarters of some of the most notorious ‘big-tech’ firms of Silicon Valley.

Along with Brendon Carlin, and Andrew Houston, Maria is the co-founder of the AA Visiting School Tropicality, a nomadic research studio that constructs alternative histories of the domestic through film, drawing and writing.

She is also an Architecture Design tutor at the Royal College of Art, School of Architecture with Steve Salembier in ADS0 Studio