We are thrilled to welcome three new designers to our OPN family.
Paige Sivinski joins the Des Moines team as an Intern Architect. Paige graduated from Iowa State University this year with a bachelor of architecture degree. She is a member Iowa Women of Architecture and an Associate member of American Institute of Architects. since joining OPN, Paige has worked on renovation of the Polk County Historic Courthouse and the Iowa State Capitol Dome restoration. Outside of the office she loves salsa dancing and taking her border collie named Myszko on outdoor adventures.
Grant Bauermeister also joins our Des Moines Studio as an Intern Architect. Grant is also a 2019 graduate from Iowa State University with a bachelor of architecture. He is originally from Marion, Iowa and is a trained, although in his words, “slightly out of practice” jazz drummer.
Marian Petison joins our Iowa City studio as a Job Captain. Marian received her Master of Architecture from MassArt, Boston, 2017. Her background includes her time as a Project Coordinator at Gresham Smith Nashville in the Healthcare design studio (2017-2019) and her Summer internship in Gensler’s Boston office in summer of 2016. Marian is originally from Takoradi, Ghana, and has a passion for singing. She now resides in Iowa City, Iowa with her husband and two-year-old daughter.