Selby Niumataiwalu

Selby Niumataiwalu

Aston Mills, PA, US

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SCHRADERGROUP, Philadelphia, Designer

Sep 2017 - current

Sargenti Architects, Philadelphia, PA, US, Intern

My internship at Sargenti Architects was primarily focused on the marketing dynamic of the Architectural Industry. I worked on various company designs and provided designing a marketing scheme through various mediums such as: rendered plans, perspectives and digital walkthroughs.

Jun 2016 - Dec 2016

Del Ciotto Architects, Inc, North Wales, PA, US, Intern

At Del Ciotto Architects I worked on many projects ranging in scale from an entrance canopy to full residential design and construction. I was also exposed to a variety of different design scales in each project: from the schematic design phase, to design development in residential construction and all the way through to construction details and final construction documentation.

Jun 2015 - Aug 2015


The Pennsylvania State University (Penn State), University Park, PA, US, BArch, Architecture

While studying at the Pennsylvania State University I earned a Bachelor of Architecture and three minors: Architectural History, Environmental Inquiry, and Residential Construction Management.

Aug 2012 - May 2017

The Pantheon Institute (Sede di Roma), Rome, IT, Architecture

A 16 week immersive study abroad program situated in the heart of Rome, Italy.

Aug 2015 - Dec 2015


Kossman Architecture Thesis Review, Honorable Mention

Awarded honorable mention by an independent jury during the annual 5th year thesis review for my project, Kiribati: A Nation Under Siege.


USA Rugby Collegiate Recognition, Other

Selected First Team All Conference Center for the Fall of 2016.


Department of Energy: Race to Zero, Award

A part of an integrated student and faculty design team at Penn State that entered into the annual Race to Zero Energy Competition sponsored by the Department of Energy. The competition specifically focuses high-performance housing designs. The design was awarded prizes for: Design Excellence and Building Systems Integration.


International Prize for Architecture and Archaeology, Scholarship

International group two week competition centering around Hadrian's Villa. Our submission was awarded the International Prize and I was awarded a scholarship to pursue a Masters Degree of Architecture in Archaeology.


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