Marija Gonopolskaja

Architectural Assistant / London

Marija has been involved in the design of a wide range of international sports venues since 2009, working alongside some of the most experienced specialists and architects in the field. Her work has covered many aspects of venue design, including functional requirements and operational planning, masterplan integration, seating bowl, pitch and roof design, and spectator safety.

Marija was recently part of an amazing team, successfully delivering the inaugural European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan. She worked as a lead overlay manager for the Crystal Hall, leading the team through all design stages, from concept to overlay delivery, and overseeing the construction process and games time operations.