Anna Butele (1980) founded the interior architecture agency Annvil in 2004. Based in Riga,
Latvia, Annvil has become an industry leader, with a diverse portfolio including hospitality,
commercial, residential, hi-rise, office and masterplan design. Annvil has participated in several
art and design exhibitions, most recently contributing to the BORDERS exhibition at 2016
Venice International Architecture Biennale. In 2017, Anna established Cobalt, an architecture
and design company in Baku, Azerbaijan. Cobalt has grown to 25 employees in less than a year,
and its artistic direction is setting a new frontier for the architecture in the region.