(from left to right: Lala Musayeva — project designer, Laura Carmiati — project designer, Marina Rubina — principal)

Marina Rubina, Architect is a design and detail oriented practice with projects on the East and West coasts.

Marina Rubina, the principal of MRA, has over fifteen years of experience working on a wide range of projects from large-scale educational and commercial buildings to single family houses.

Whether you need help planning a new school campus or remodeling your kitchen, we will work with you to find thoughtful and innovative solutions to all design problems. Our creative and collaborative approach to design allows us to work closely with clients, design professionals, builders, and others who care deeply about their work and take pride in their craft.

Environmental responsibility and sustainability is ingrained into the practice and is inherent in every design decision. Whether you hope to meet the LEED Platinum standard or just hate to see things end up in a landfill, we would love to help. We are always open to new collaborations and exciting design opportunities.

Marina Rubina is a Registered Architect in the states of New Jersey and California. She is certified by the National Council of Architecture Boards for easy licensing in any state and is a LEED Accredited Professional.

Our collaborators include: Peter Brock, Kirsten Thoft, Lala Musayeva and Laura Carminati.

Marina also taught Architecture Design classes at Princeton Learning Cooperative, Structures and Pre-Design classes at the AIA Philadelphia, San Francisco and East Bay Chapters. She was an active member of the board of directors of UNOW Day Nursery at Princeton University and is a member of Princeton’s Site Plan Review Advisory Board.