Rebecca Miller Kirova

Rebecca Miller Kirova

Chicago, IL, US



Rebecca Kirova joined VDTA as an architectural designer in 2016 after several years of professional experience in New York. She currently assists VDTA with a variety of projects ranging in size and scope from a graduate student housing competition in California to construction documents for a new hotel in Chicago. Her past architectural experience includes healthcare renovation projects at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Mount Sinai Health System in NYC, and Temple University Health System. Additionally, she spent eight months as an intern at Will Bruder + Partners in Phoenix, where she worked on several projects in Riyadh’s King Abdullah Financial District.

Maintaining a dual interest in architecture and business throughout her career, Rebecca has worked in a marketing and business development capacity for several architecture firms including Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Fernando Romero Enterprise, and the Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

Rebecca attended the University of Chicago as a student-at-large in 2005, and completed her Master of Architecture with a minor in business at Tulane University in New Orleans in 2012. She is currently pursuing architectural licensure in Illinois and New York.


Valerio Dewalt Train Associates, Chicago, IL, US, Architectural Designer

Oct 2016 - current

Blair + Mui Dowd Architects, New York, NY, US, Designer / Marketing

Feb 2014 - May 2016

Diller Scofidio + Renfro, New York, NY, US, Business Development

May 2013 - Dec 2013

FR-EE / Fernando Romero Enterprise, New York, NY, US, Business Development

Jun 2012 - Apr 2013

Will Bruder+Partners, Phoenix, AZ, US, Architectural Intern

Jan 2011 - Aug 2012

OMA (The Office for Metropolitan Architecture), Rotterdam, NL, Business Development

Aug 2009 - May 2010


Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, US, MArch, M. Arch I

Business Minor

Aug 2006 - May 2012

The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, US, Economics

Student at Large

Aug 2005 - Jun 2006


Des Cours, Award

Won proposal for an installation at the AIA New Orleans' annual winter art and architecture event - Des Cours. Designed and built in collaboration with colleagues.

"The New Orleans/San Francisco design team of Scott Berger, Rebecca Miller and Kevin Muni will create a courtyard-altering, 18-foot cocoon from vinyl panels perforated with bird-like shapes."
- Doug MAcCash, Times Picayune


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