Eleni Tsivitzi recently joined Rowell Brokaw Architects as a designer. Born in Zimbabwe to a Greek family, Eleni lived in Harare through high school. After graduation, she moved to Greece to attend the American College of Thessaloniki for one year. Eleni then moved to Grinnell, Iowa to attend Grinnell College where she received her Bachelor of Arts with honors and graduated Phi Beta Kappa. During her time at Grinnell, Eleni received the George White Special Academic Merit Scholarship and the Fischlowitz Travel Scholarship.
In 2011, Eleni received her M.Arch degree from the University of Oregon. She received a Graduate School Promising Scholars Award and a Fred and Elva Cuthbert Student Scholarship. While a student at the University of Oregon, Eleni worked for the Campus Planning and Real Estate department as a Planning Assistant. In her three years at Campus Planning, she was the LEED administrator for the Lewis Integrative Science Building project and Huestis Zebrafish Facility project, and also worked on numerous lab and office space remodels. For Rowell Brokaw Architects, Eleni is currently working on the University Street Redevelopment Feasibility Study for the University of Oregon.