Maria Aiolova

Maria Aiolova

New York, NY, US



Maria Aiolova is an architect and urban designer in New York City.  She is a Co-Founder of Terreform ONE and Planetary ONE.  Maria received her MAUD from Harvard University,  B.Arch. from Wentworth IT, Dipl.-Ing. from the Technical University of Vienna, Austria and Sofia, Bulgaria. She directs the ONE Lab School for Urban Ecology 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 won the Zumtobel Group Award for Sustainability and Humanity and the Build Boston Award. Maria has a number of winning competitions including first place in the CHARLES/MGH Station, Boston and the Izmir Post District International Competition, Turkey.  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.


Planetary ONE, Brooklyn, NY, US, Partner

Dec 2010 - current

Terreform ONE, Brooklyn, NY, US, Co-Founder

Dec 2006 - current


Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, US, MArch, Graduate School of Design

Sep 2000 - Jun 2002

Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA, US, BArch, Architecture

Jan 1994 - Jun 1996

Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria, Arch. Dipl.-Ing.

Sep 1991 - Jan 1994

Technical University of Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria, Arch. Dipl.-Ing.

Sep 1989 - Jun 1991

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