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Matthew DiPietro

Matthew DiPietro

Cedar Grove, NJ, US

 
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About 

Employment 

Margulies Hoelzli Architecture, New York, NY, US, Intern

Drafted construction documents, completed presentation drawings, organized drawing sets, generated conceptual designs, and delivered physical drawings

Attended site visits and meetings with clients, contractors, engineering teams, marketing teams, and consultants

May 2016 - Aug 2018
 

Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Intern in Internship in Building Community Program

As teachers’ assistant in the Introduction to Architectural Design and Theory, assisted professors in organizing course materials, facilitating class discourse, providing studio instruction, teaching drafting and modeling techniques, offering design critique, leading field trips to various buildings and sites around New York City

As resident advisor for an international group of students, planned and led field trips to museums, cultural institutions, sporting events, concerts, and restaurants, mediated group discussions, encouraged community building, and offered mentorship in a college setting

Jun 2017 - Aug 2017
 

Education 

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, VA, US, BArch, Architecture

Completed Bachelor of Architecture degree

Aug 2015 - May 2020
 

Steger Center for International Scholarship, Riva San Vitale, CH, BArch, Swiss Residency

Swiss Residency program for studio and travel in Europe for spring semester of fourth year

Jan 2019 - May 2019
 

Awards 

SOFA Connect Finalist, Nomination

Design chosen to be built in Chicago at the Navy Pier as a part of SOFA's annual fair

2018
 

Second Year Competition, 1st Place

Awarded first prize for competition for annual second year competition

2017
 

First Year Competition, 1st Place

Awarded first prize for competition for all foundation year students

2016
 

Areas of Specialization