Project SectorResidential, Commercial, Public, Other
Maria is a founding director of Studio Weave. She is the oldest of four sisters and grew up on the Sussex coast. She enjoys reading and writing stories, singing and playing the violin and keeping an eye on her little sisters. Maria is an ARB registered Architect and studied Architecture at the University of Bath, TU Delft (The Netherlands) and London Met. Prior to setting up Studio Weave, Maria worked on a variety of projects including libraries, secondary schools, and housing. In 2013 Maria was Highly Commended in the Architect’s Journal’s Emerging Woman Architect of the Year Awards. Maria also writes a monthly column for the RIBA Journal on practice.
Je is a founding director of Studio Weave. He was born near Busan, on the south coast of South Korea where he grew up fishing and eating lots of seafood. He moved to the UK when he was thirteen and went to school in West Sussex. Je is an RIBA Chartered Architect and studied Architecture at the University of Bath, TU Delft (The Netherlands) and London Met. Prior to setting up Studio Weave, Je worked on a range of projects from renovating historic houses in West London to the City of London’s largest office development, to Crossrail. Je is a visiting critic at a number of universities in the UK and abroad and recently external examined at KTH in Stockholm. He is also a member of the Southwark Design Review Panel.
Civic Trust Award 2014, Lullaby Factory;
RIBA South East Building of the year, and RIBA South East Small project Award, 2013, Ecology of Colour.
The Architectural Review’s International Emerging Architecture Award, 2013, Lullaby Factory;
Shortlisted for Young Architects of the Year Award, 2013
Civic Trust Award 2012 for Community Impact and Engagement, The Longest Bench.