We give a warm welcome to our inspiring and talented group of interns joining the Architecture and Interiors studios this summer.
Fatimah Alsaggaf joins us this summer as an Architectural Intern while pursuing a dual Master’s degree in Architecture and Construction Management from Washington University in St. Louis. In 2015, Fatimah graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Architectural Studies from The University of Kansas. Fatimah preciously worked for two Architecture firms in her hometown of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, where she primarily designed for private residential villas. She became a member of the Saudi Council of Architects in 2017. In addition to her interest in architecture, Fatimah enjoys studying Islamic art, traveling, and fashion. She is currently working with the Trivers design team on conceptual design development for the renovation of The Sheldon.
Casey Niblett joins Trivers this summer as an Architectural Intern while pursuing his joint Master of Architecture and Business Administration degrees from the Washington University in St. Louis. Casey previously completed dual Bachelor’s degrees in Architectural Theory and Psychology from Southwestern University. While at Washington University, he has been involved with several research projects with SLACO and the Divided City initiative investigating the impacts and possible mitigation strategies of segregation practices in St. Louis City. Casey recently traveled to Costa Rica on a design fellowship to research the implementation of bamboo construction practices and how these could be brought to the St. Louis region. In addition to his architecture experience, Casey founded a nonprofit arts collective, The Blank State, with built work in Texas and members from across the United States and Europe. He is currently working on design development and project documentation for a mixed-use and library project.
Nema Swareh joins us this summer as an Architectural Intern while pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture degree from Washington University in St. Louis. Nema serves as the Vice President of Washington University’s NOMAS Chapter and is a WUSTL Sam Fox Ambassador. In 2018, Nema founded the Muslim Student Association (MSA), a club created to foster a safe, communal environment for Muslim students. Nema is also member of WUSTL ArchEngage, a group providing pro-bono design-build projects for communities in St. Louis. In her free time, she tutors St. Louis preschool and elementary school-aged children as a WUSTL America Reads Tutor. Nema is currently working on schematic design for the historic renovations to Harrison School for the 1888 Foundation and programming development for a workplace project.
Elizabeth Anderson also joins us this summer as an Interior Design intern. Elizabeth is a rising Sophomore in the Honors College at the University of Arkansas pursuing a Bachelor of Interior Architecture and Design, with a minor in Business. Elizabeth is part of the University of Arkansas scholars’ program and plays on the women’s club lacrosse team. She is a member of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) South Central Chapter whose mission advances the interior design profession and communicates the impact of design on the human experience. She is currently working with the interiors team reviewing the firm’s materials library with a more sustainable lens, crafting a document to help guide designers to making more sustainable material choices and assisting with projects as needed.