Maria is the oldest of four sisters and grew up on the Sussex coast. She enjoys reading and writing stories, singing and playing the violin and keeping an eye on her little sisters. Maria is an ARB registered Architect and studied Architecture at the University of Bath, TU Delft (The Netherlands) and London Met. Prior to setting up Studio Weave, Maria worked with Carmody Groarke Architects, David Morley Architects, and Aaron Evans Architects. Maria has also taught at London Metropolitan University and has been a member of the Southwark Design Review Panel.