Interns bring new perspectives, talents to OPN’s Iowa, Wisconsin studios

Interns 2017 wide

We couldn’t be happier to make room for the following talented men and women who join our rosters this summer as OPN’s 2017 interns in each of our four studios:

Cedar Rapids

Madison Nelson, an intern with the interior design team, graduated from Iowa State University in May. She was active with the Interior Design Student Association on campus and interned in 2016 at Lilu Interiors in Minneapolis.

Quan Pham, also an intern with the interior design group, is a student a the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He interned in 2016 at Perkins+Will. He will graduate in 2019.

Nolan Christensen, an Iowa City native, is a senior at Iowa State University. His approach to design encompasses social, ecological, and construction components in holistic and regenerative methodology.

Austin Demers, a native of Storm Lake, will graduate from Iowa State in 2018 with a degree in architecture.

Jamie Craine graduated from Ball State University with a bachelors degree in architecture in May 2016. She is returning to OPN after an internship in Cedar Rapids in 2016.

Lidwina Gunawan will join OPN for an extended internship through December. She graduated from Iowa State University in May with a bachelors in architecture and a minor in sustainability. .

Des Moines

Hansen Sentosa joins OPN as a third year architecture student at Iowa State University. While at ISU, he participated in a design studio tasked with reimagining the College of Design atrium as a public space. The TwoXTwo project was one of 36 named by ArchDaily’ as the best student design-build projects worldwide in 2016.

Paige Sivinski recently completed her third year of school at Iowa State University. Her passion lies in the power of public spaces. Paire was also on the TwoXTwo project team.

Iowa City

Brett Adams, a student at Iowa State University and native of Davenport, Brett graduated in 2016.


Madilyn Dubois will graduate in December 2017 with a degree in architecture from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She believes in a holistic approach to design that considers a building from the multiple perspectives of community, the environment, and psychology.