PI.KL Studio is a full service architecture design studio in Baltimore MD that pursues integrated design strategies for the urban environment.

Pavlina Ilieva, AIA
Co-Founder / Principal
Pavlina Ilieva is an architect experienced in residential, commercial & institutional architecture and urban design. She is also Program Director of the Undergraduate Architecture and Environmental Design Program at Morgan State University and Member of the Urban Design and Architecture Advisory Panel (UDAAP) for the Baltimore City Department of Planning.

Kuo Pao Lian, RA
Co-Founder / Principal
Kuo Pao Lian is an architect and licensed contractor whose experience includes architecture, design build and development. He is also a part time instructor at Morgan State University and Maryland Institute College of Art. Kuo Pao is a Member of the Baltimore Public Art Commission for the Baltimore Office of Promotion and The Arts (BOPA), Member of the Fells Point Design Review Committee (FDRC) in Baltimore and a unionized Set Designer with experience in award winning HBO television shows.

PI.KL studio engages in a holistic design process and seeks to optimize all aspects of a project from conception to project completion.

Architecture and Design (PI.KL Studio, LLC)
We provide full architectural design services from pre-design to construction documentation and administration.  Our contracts are adaptable to the clients’ programmatic and budgetary needs. We coordinate the consultant team and all necessary project reviews and approvals.

Design Build (PI.KL Construction, LLC)
We are committed to making a seamless transition from design to construction and provide full construction management services for our commercial, residential, and home improvement projects.

Our office continuously pursues opportunities to develop urban infill projects of various scales.  We conduct feasibility study for each potential development in order to align the financial viability of the project with a stand-out contemporary built product.