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About Maria Aiolova
Maria Aiolova is an educator, architect and urban designer in New York City. Her work is focused on the theory, science and application of ecological design.
She is the founding Co-President of Terreform ONE and a Partner at Planetary ONE.
Presently, Maria chairs the ONE Lab NY School for Design and Science and the One Prize Design and Science Award. Most recently, Maria was faculty at Pratt Institute, Graduate School of Architecture and Urban Design and Parsons the New School for Design.
She has taught at University of Toronto, Wentworth Institute of Technology and Boston Architectural Center and has been a visiting lecturer and critic at Harvard GSD, Columbia University, Cornell University, CUNY, Washington University, the Cooper Union and Rhode Island School of Design.
Maria was the winner of the Victor J. Papanek Social Design Award sponsored by the University of Applied Arts Vienna, the Austrian Cultural Forum, and the Museum of Arts and Design in 2011. She has a number of winning competitions including first place in the CHARLES/MGH Station, Boston and the Izmir Post District International Competition, Turkey. Maria won the Zumtobel Group Award for Sustainability and Humanity and the Build Boston Award.
She received her M.Arch. in Urban Design from Harvard University, B.Arch. from Wentworth IT with Honors, Dipl.-Ing. from the Technical University of Vienna, Austria and Sofia, Bulgaria.