Mau­rita is a licensed Archi­tect in the State of Ari­zona. She is also a LEED-​Accredited Pro­fes­sional and has attained her NCARB Cer­ti­fi­ca­tion. She has also com­pleted the Cer­ti­fied Sus­tain­able Build­ing Advi­sor Program. Maurita is also a founding member of the National Organization of Minority Architects Arizona Chapter.

Mau­rita grew up in Ohio, and received both Bach­e­lor of Sci­ence in Archi­tec­ture, and a Bach­e­lor of Archi­tec­ture degree from Kent State University. As part of her under­grad­u­ate stud­ies, she par­tic­i­pated in the KSU CAED Euro­pean Pro­gram in Flo­rence, Italy and Lugano, Switzerland.

Mau­rita joined PHX Archi­tec­ture in 2010. In her role as Archi­tect and Project Man­ager, she directs many of our commercial, restau­rant and hos­pi­tal­ity projects from design through con­struc­tion, men­tor­ing junior staff and collaborating with clients, con­sul­tants and builders to provide guid­ance and tech­ni­cal exper­tise. Recent projects of note include the Historic Arizona Biltmore Resort Adult Pool, Event Lawn Bar, Paradise Entry and Cabanas, Saint Marc USA in California, True Spec Golf Studios on the east and west coast, and Assumption Greek Orthodox Fellowship Hall.

Past projects include SumoMaya Mexican Asian Kitchen, the Scottsdale Area Association of Realtors Headquarters, Burger Theory Restaurant in Phoenix and the Historic Wigwam Resort. She also has experience in aviation, hospice, higher education, financial and retail projects.

Out­side the stu­dio, Maurita is a mother of three and is active in the com­mu­nity as a Girl Scout troop leader and a mentor in var­i­ous kids’ programs. She also enjoys trav­el­ing and ball­room dancing. She also was appointed to Alhambra Village Planning committee in 2021.

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