Maria Pellot is an Associate Principal at UrbanWorks, Ltd., a Chicago architectural firm producing socially and environmentally responsible designs with a strong focus on civic and community-based projects. She graduated from FIU with a Bachelor of Science in Architecture and went on to get her Master of Architecture degree from the University of South Florida. With a focus on the integration of environmentally-friendly practices, she brings eighteen years experience to her projects, and is a master of designing low-cost, innovative solutions for clients with limited budgets through careful material selection and detailing.
Pellot is also a volunteer. She has donated her time and experience to the Peace Corps, Habitat for Humanity, and the Box City Program, to name a few, and founded an independent student publication while at the University of South Florida.