Architecture: Harvard University; Wellesley College; Rhode Island School Design; Tulane University.
Steeped in architecture from an early age, Maria Sevely entered architectural school at fifteen and went on to study architecture, architectural history and fine art at Wellesley, Harvard, and RISD. Maria’s background includes substantial work as a design associated with three of the world’s leading architectural firms—Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, Richard Meier, and Philip Johnson.
Maria was Senior Project Designer for the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., amongst other projects with the Pei firm and Project Architect for Philip Johnson’s last major project, the Cathedral of Hope. With FORM, she is working to develop upon this foundation, utilizing computer capabilities to develop new geometries and advance the application of an analytical design approach for projects to date in New York, the northeastern United States, and China.
(Spring, a Digital Print on Canvas, by Maria Lowndes Sevely)
Selected Project Experience: Capital Group 600,000 sf Mixed Use Development, Beijing Times Square Tower, New York Recording Studio, New York Estee Lauder Companies Headquarters, New York Cosmo International Offices, New York Project 51 Condominium Tower, New York Pfizer/Warner Lambert Regional HQ Assembly Pavilion, New Jersey World Trade Center Memorial (competition), New York Cathedral of Hope, Dallas, TX United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, DC Ocean Edge Resort, Brewster, Cape Cod, MA Corporate Center Office Buildings, Route 128, Waltham, MA Residential Development Projects for MetLife, Boston Metro area; Long Island area; and Metro NYC Finalist: City of New York East River Esplanade NYC Green Building Consultant Brooklyn Navy Yard Selected Residences, New York Metro area and New England include: Central Park West Apartment; Fifth Avenue Apartment; Easthampton House; Sandy Recovery Housing, Milford, CT, Long Beach, NY, Brooklyn, NY; Newport Bellevue Avenue Residence; Jamestown, RI House
Member American Institute of Architects (associate, New York chapter dialogue committee, vice chair), The Copley Society (fresh paint artists.