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’s exposure and experience spans all areas of design, from architecture to the fine arts, from industrial design to technology. This 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.

Erin is a part of NK Architects’s Healthcare Design Group and brings years of national and international experience to the firm, enabling her to contribute a sharp, intense, and humanistic approach to design. She believes that integrity and creativity are fundamental to the success of this multi-faceted industry we call “Architecture.”

She is also a Fellow at the Centre for Urban Design and Mental Health; Serves on Health & Human Services Advisory Committees and on the Board of the Hunterdon Drug Awareness Program to support solutions for mental health and addictions in her immediate community. As an Associate Member of the American Institute of Architects, Erin was involved with the Charter High School of Architecture and Design and Children’s Crisis Treatment Center and has been active with major architecture and design schools as juror and mentor, including Sci-Arc, UCLA, Woodbury, the Art Institute, Drexel, Moore College of Art, as well as Assistant Teacher at Domus Academy, Milan Polytecnico, and Venice Polyitecnico.  Erin's work has been recognized in Italy, where she served as a Creative Director working in Milan. 

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 where the wind leads.


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

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