In 1999 Maria founded MGArchitects where she and Kate Symons worked together for over 8 years. Maria and Kate continued their working relationship through MGA.I from 2016-2020 and now with Studio Ilk.

Maria is primarily committed to returning client projects of substantial residential and commercial work. She has extensive hospitality and retail experience principally through her work with Hill Street Grocer and many of those projects have been awarded nationally and published widely.