Maria Baleva

Senior Architect and Cofounder
Funkt / Bulgaria

AWARDS: 2016 RESTAURANT&BAR DESIGN AWARDS – shortlist project Sputnik, best bar Europe, 2017 RESTAURANT&BAR DESIGN AWARDS – shortlist project COSMOS, lighting design, 2017 NASH DOM INTERIOR DESIGN AWARDS – COSMOS RESTAURANT Co-founder of FUNKT ARCHITECTS, Maria has been a leading architect for more than 10 years. FUNKT ARCHITECTS is a multidisciplinary studio, working in the fields of architecture, interior and product design. The name of the studio is related to functionality, which is FUNKT’s essential principle in architecture and design. Its aim is to create an environment that educates various social groups, making people think and triggering their emotions.