Born in Spain, New York-based architect Maria Milans del Bosch completed her Bachelor and Master of Architecture studies at Escuela Técnica Superior de Madrid before receiving a Master of Science in Advanced Architectural Design at Columbia University. She joined Matthew Baird Architects in 2008. During her time with the practice, her work received AIA awards and was exhibited at MoMA and the Venice Biennale. In 2012, Maria Milans del Bosch established her own architecture and design practice, Maria Milans Studio (MMIS). With offices in both NY and Madrid, the studio completes a wide range of projects, from residential architecture to urban planning and temporary installations. Throughout her work, Maria Milans keeps artistic flair, creative vision, and experimentation in perfect balance with function and impeccable execution. Apart from running her award-winning firm, the architect also completes research work and teaches at the NJIT Hillier College of Architecture and Design.