Erin Sharp Newton

Erin Sharp Newton




Erin Sharp Newton holds a Master’s Degree in Architecture from UCLA and a Master’s in Design from Domus Academy in Milan, Italy. She lived and worked for many years traveling between the US and Europe. 

Erin brings years of national and international experience to NK Architects, enabling her to contribute a sharp, intense, and humanistic approach to design. Committed to client and user focused solutions, she believes that integrity and creativity are fundamental to the success of Architecture.  

Having lived and worked for many years traveling between the US and Europe, her exposure and experience spans all areas of design, from architecture to the fine arts, from industrial design to technology. This rich worldly background has provided a unique context for development and contributions, enabling her to offer imagination and vision as well as critical solutions to the design process.

As part of NK’s Healthcare group, she been vital in developing the focus of Behavioral Healthcare Design and for encouraging this important area of work. 

An advocate for human concerns in design, she serves as Vice President on the Executive Board of the Hunterdon Drug Awareness Program, is a Fellow at the Centre for Urban Design and Mental Health,  is Co-chair on the Department of Health & Human Services Local Advisory Committee on Drugs and Alcohol, supporting solutions through design (from a grass roots to global level). As an Associate Member of the American Institute of Architects, Erin was acknowledged by the Charter High School of Architecture and Design for outreach to Children’s Crisis Treatment Center in Philadelphia. 

Her favorite thing in life is her family, and she cherishes her free time with her husband and stepdaughter, searching for treasure, playing with technology, or wandering the world.


Erin's Professional Blog on Archinect:

Newton's Notes

Architecture, Design, Humanity.

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NK Architects, Morristown, NJ, US, Associate AIA, MArch.

May 2015 - current


University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, Architecture & Urban Design

Sep 1996 - Jun 1999

Domus Academy, Milan, IT, Masters, Design

May 1993 - May 1994


2019 Best 50 Women in Business, Award

The “2019 Best 50 Women in Business” by NJBIZ award honors New Jersey’s most dynamic women in business, who have shown dedication to business growth, professional and personal accomplishments, community involvement, and advocacy for women.


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