||A North Carolina 501C3 Educational Nonprofit Archive Documenting, Preserving, and Promoting Residential Modernist Architecture
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MARIA IVANOVA RUSAFOVA (1967-)
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 November 2013 they embarked with their kids 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. Designed with Jakub Markulis. For sale in 2017.
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. Above example is 51 Shelburne Woods.
Sources include: Maria Rusafova, Rusafova Markulis Architects.