||A North Carolina 501C3 Educational Nonprofit Archive Documenting, Preserving, and Promoting Residential Modernist Architecture|
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MARIA IVANOVA RUSAFOVA
Maria Rusafova grew up in Bulgaria. After graduating in 2000 with a Bachelor of Architecture from the UT-Knoxville College of Architecture, she interned for Progressive Architecture+Design and ADS Architects. From 2000 to 2013, she worked at PBC+L Architecture/Clark Nexsen.
She lives and works in Asheville NC, is married to and partners with architect Jakub Markulis, and speaks Bulgarian, Russian, French, and English. In 2014 they embarked on a 18-month, round-the-world trip.
2003 - The Maria Rusafova and Jakub Markulis House, 2 Perdue Place, Asheville NC. Designed with Jakub Markulis. Photos by Jennifer Coates.
2003 - The Vincent and Kira Luca Residence,
57 Mount Emerald Drive, Fairview NC.
2010 - aka the Brown House, Marshall NC. On the same property as the Red House.
2012 - aka Cabarete Retreat, Cabarete, Dominican Republic. Built by local labor.
2016 - aka the WOW House, Whispering Oaks Way, Candler NC.
2017 - Shelburne Woods Drive, Asheville NC. Nine sustainable Modernist houses will be built by Sun Mountain Building. Units will include solar panels. For sale.
Sources include: Maria Rusafova, Rusafova Markulis Architects.