Claudia AbouDiwan

Claudia AbouDiwan

Newark, NJ, US

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H4H Non-Profit Organization, Project Architectural Designer - Volunteer

● Designing an Outpatient Clinic to be built in Zimbabwe with the potential for future expansion to provide a greater range of services
● Still in pre-design research and moving towards design development

May 2022 - current

Peter Coffin Studio, New York, NY, US, Principal 3D Modeler

Principal 3D Modeler at Peter Coffin Studio - Internship
● Researched mathematical notions for design concept development of sculptures as well as materials/ fabrication methods.
● Used 3D Modeling and rendering as a design tool to discuss and test design concepts, to resolve design problems, to plan sculpture’s structure and arrangement, and to quantify materials required for a sculpture.
● Produced drawings and rendered images for manufacturers with itemized material amounts needed for project’s fabrication

Sep 2021 - May 2022

Freelance, Site Surveyor Assitant

● Helped perform site surveys on interior spaces to be used for providing drawings to an interior designer

Aug 2021 - Oct 2021


New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, NJ, US, BArch, B.Arch (5 yrs)

Hillier College of Architecture and Design
(Albert Dorman Honors College)
● Major: Bachelor of Architecture (BArch Program)
● Minor: Environmental Studies and Sustainability (Minor)
● 3.84 GPA, Dean’s List 2017- 22

Sep 2017 - May 2022


Princeton's Sukkah Village Design Competition Winner, Award

● Selected as the winning project
● Received budget to fabricate and build the design
● After exhibition, the project was auctioned off to the community, received the greatest amount of bids, and raised money for the TJC Interfaith Refugee Resettlement Committee


Mott MacDonald Architecture Scholarship, Scholarship

● Awarded for high demonstration of talent in the School of Architecture


Travisano Scholarship in Design, Scholarship

● Awarded for studio work demonstrating excellence in the art of architecture


COAD Portfolio Excellence Scholarship, Scholarship

● Awarded for exceptional work in program entry portfolio


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