Olya is originally from Belarus, where she received a hardcore architecture education in the true Eastern European tradition. She also obtained her Masters of Architecture from the California College of the Arts, where she received a design-grounded education that focused on emerging technologies in the construction industry. Olya particularly enjoys collaborating with clients and contractors to create innovative details and designs.
International travel has been an integral part of Olya’s education; she credits her exposure to a myriad of different cultures as an essential component to her dexterity in design. Sunny desert landscapes are her current favorite travel destination.