Maria Vidali studied architecture at Portsmouth and Kingston University. She holds an MPhil degree in History and Philosophy of Architecture from Cambridge University in the UK and a PhD in Architecture and Language from the University of Thessaly in Greece. She was a research trainee at McGill University with interest in architecture and narrative. Her research work Village and Land, The Outlying Chapels on the Island of Tinos was published in Greece in 2009. She has been running her own architectural office since 2007. She taught at the Drury Centre in Greece, a study-abroad program of Drury University, as well as the University of Thessaly, the School of Architecture. She has been a guest lecturer, juror, and critic in many other schools and institutions around the world.