Meet Maryjane King: Our Founder and Principal

Maryjane King

Founder and Principal of Atelier MjK
Is a licensed architect who, for over a decade, has been working as a designer and project manager on cutting-edge large-scale institutional and residential buildings in Europe and the United States. She previously worked at Behnisch Architekten in Stuttgart, Germany and Boston, where she led multiple aspects of the design and coordination of the new University of Baltimore (UB) Law Center. During the construction of the project, she represented UB and oversaw the design, procurement, and installation of additional design work.

Maryjane holds a master’s degree in architecture from Yale University and a bachelor’s in architecture from Pratt Institute. At Yale, her capstone project was a finalist for the prestigious Feldman Award and was highlighted in Retrospecta. In 2005, Pratt awarded her the American Institute of Architects’ Henry Adams Medal, the highest honor for a graduate of an accredited architecture program.

Maryjane has also worked as a designer at Pelli Clarke Pelli in New Haven and Gans & Jelacic in New York. She is a former Sustainability and LEED professor at George Washington University. Maryjane is a member of NCARB, AIA, CREW, and ULI and is licensed in Colorado, Maryland, Virginia, and DC.