Maddie Marrano

Maddie joined OPN full time in 2020 after interning in both 2018 and 2019. Maddie has worked on a variety of project types, but has recently been most involved on several historic studies and restoration projects including those on the Capitol Complex in Des Moines, Iowa and multiple historic county courthouses across the state. A recent graduate of Iowa State University with a passion for education, she co-chairs the Education and Programs Committee of Iowa Women in Architecture and mentors for the ACE Mentor Program of Central Iowa.

Q: What inspires your work?

A: A good starting concept or narrative, that informs the rest of the choices I make.

Q: What are you reading right now?

A: Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking