Master of Architecture 4+3 '06
Shawn J. Mazur RA, NCARB, AIA, LEED AP
Hometown: Vernon Valley, New Jersey
What makes earning a degree at NewSchool special?
The diversity of the student body as well as the professors.
What was your favorite thing about attending NewSchool?
The location is ideal as well as the weather. Design-wise, San Diego has a diversity of districts and each has its own architectural style and historical significance.
How did NewSchool help prepare you for your career?
I learned to be more productive at NewSchool.
What have you been doing since you graduated?
I have designed some great projects and look forward to shaping the future of architecture.
What projects are you currently working on?
Currently, I am licensed in NY, NJ, and Florida. I have been busy working on commercial and custom residential projects in these three states.
What has been your biggest career accomplishment?
I was able to design and build an elegant, energy-efficient custom residence on the island of Eleuthera in the Bahamas.
What advice do you have for incoming students?
Don’t be late for your classes!
Why should a prospective student choose NewSchool?
There is real value in the education one receives at NewSchool.