Maria is a Brussels-based freelance Architect, Designer and Visual Artist with various academic and artistic skills.


She has graduated from a two-year Master programme in Architecture at the University of KU Leuven (Sint-Lucas, Ghent). She has also completed a three-year Bachelor in Architecture at the University of East London (RIBA I) in the United Kingdom, as well as a full five-year cycle of studies in Chemistry (Aristotle University, Greece). Since 2015 she is working as a freelance Architect (Ordre des Architectes of Belgium) at the architecture office SumProject+SumResearch.


Her multitude of academic and professional interests are complemented by a wide variety of artistic and social activities. She has been involved in various social and start-up projects and collectives in Brussels as designer and filmmaker. She has also been an active graphic designer and illustrator, and has experimented with a variety of other techniques for her creative projects, including 3D-printing, CNC machine and laser-cutting.

She has recently started working as a visual artist, providing live Video Mapping in events (more info..)

photo by Lewin Ge Lewin

@2018 website created by Maria Ilia 

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