Peeva, Maria Architectural Collection

A Guide to the Maria Peeva Architectural Collection, 1978-2006 Ms.2007.033


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Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.2007.033
Title
Maria Peeva Architectural Collection1978-2006
Quantity
2.53 Cubic Feet 1 box; 2 oversize folders
Creator
Peeva, Maria Georgieva
Language
Bulgarian .
Abstract
Maria Peeva is a Bulgarian architect known particularly for designing schools, vacation houses, hotels, and retail stores. Her collection includes a curriculum vitae, project lists, and renderings/construction drawings for two projects: workers vacation retreat for the Shumen Chemical Factory "Volov" (1979) and vacation houses in the Village of Rogachevo, Balchik County (near Varna, 2005).

Administrative Information

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Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [identification of item], [box], [folder], The Maria Peeva Architectural Collection, Ms2007-033, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Source of Acquisition

The Maria Peeva Architectural Collection was donated to Special Collections in 2007.

Processing Information

Processed and encoded by Harvey Clark, July 2010.


Biographical Note

Maria Peeva was born on August 8, 1954 in the town of Shumen, Bulgaria. She graduated from Sofia Polytechnic in 1977 and was assigned to work at the Design Organization in the town of Schumen, where she led the design section from 1980-1989. Peeva was named Chief Architect of the Boloslav Region (1988-2000) and Regional Architect of the Black Sea tourist region (2000-2006).

Peeva was able to move to Varna in 1989, and while still carrying the appointments listed above, opened a private practice (1991) in partnership with another female architect, Natalia Liutskanova. Liutskanova left the practice in 1993.

Maria Peeva has won competitions for school designs around Shumen and vacation homes on the Black Sea Shore near Varna. Over her career she has built numerous hotels, vacation houses, and retail stores.

She has a younger sister, Rositsa Peeva-Popova, also an architect.

Scope and Contents

The collection includes lists of projects (built, not built, remodeling/interior design), project documentation, and drawings from 1978-2006. The two projects documented include: workers vacation retreat for the Shumen Chemical Factory "Volov," 7 drawings (1979) and vacation houses in the Village of Rogachevo, Balchik County, near Varna, 18 drawings and 9 rendering perspectives, (2005).

Related Material

Rositsa Peeva Popova has material in the IAWA Small Collections, Ms2009-054.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • International Archive of Women in Architecture (IAWA)
  • Women -- History

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the The Maria Peeva Architectural Collection by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).

Container List

box-folder 1 folder: 1
Curriculum vitae, project lists, documentation of vacation houses project in Rogachevo, Bulgaria
box-folder 1 folder: 2
9 color renderings of vacation houses project in Rogachevo, Bulgaria
box-folder 1 folder: 3
10 transparent construction documents of vacation houses in Rogachevo, Bulgaria
oversize folder: 1
Drawings for Worker's vacation retreat of the Schumen Chemical factory "Volov"
oversize folder: 2
8 transparent construction drawings of vacation houses in Rogachevo, Bulgaria