Architecture You Love
A North Carolina 501C3 Educational Nonprofit Archive Documenting, Preserving, and Promoting Residential Modernist Architecture

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Enjoy browsing, but unless otherwise noted, these houses are private property and closed to the public -- so don't go tromping around uninvited.

 Maria Rusafova

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.
Designed with Jakub Markulis. 




2004 - aka the Studio, aka the Shed, Marshall NC.  On the same property as the Red and Brown Houses, below.


2013 - The Rebecca Hedly House, aka the Blue House, 65 Highland Street, Asheville NC. Built by owner Rebecca Hedly. Photos by Jennifer Coates. Won 3rd place in the juried 2014 Matsumoto Awards.







2013 - The Mariana Niemtzoff and Rodolfo Curiel House, aka the Stegall Lane House, 7 Stegall Lane, Asheville NC. Designed with Jakub Markulis. Photos by Jennifer Coates.




2010 - aka the Red House, Marshall NC.  On the same property as the Brown House.


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.


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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.