Ilia Rios joined V Architecture in 1999, and was named partner and president in 2003. She has over 21 years of experience translating client’s mission into architectural form and leading them to a new understanding of the transformative role of architecture. With an accomplished manager’s skill, Ilia leads the firm through a design process characterized by a culture of collaboration and collegiality.
Ilia was recognized as Distinguished Women in the Construction Industry in 2007 by the San Juan Star and as Woman to Watch 2014 by the Caribbean Business. She is has been a Board member of the Academia María Reina, a Catholic preparatory school in San Juan, since 2009 and currently acts as the Vice Chairman.
Ilia is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame School of Architecture, a registered architect in Puerto Rico and Florida and LEED AP BD+C accredited by the Green Business Certification Institute as well as a Certified Construction Contract Administrator accredited by the Construction Specification Institute.
- Bachelor of Architecture, University of Notre Dame, 1996