Karen Vazquez

Karen Vazquez

South Amboy, NJ, US




Clawson Architects, Maplewood, NJ, US, Junior Architect

Trained to produce drawings and sets for all phases of design with a focus on residential and civic design.

Jul 2015 - current

bluarch architecture + interiors + lighting, New York, NY, US, Interior Design Intern

Primarily worked on producing a construction document set for the Bread Factory while focusing on hospitality and residential design. Assisted with FF&E selection and greeted and met with reps.

May 2014 - Jul 2014


Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, VA, US, BS in Interior Design

Foundation Design Lab . Interior Design I, II, III, IV, V, VI . Geometry & Math of Design . Design Appreciation . Building Systems I, II . History of Interiors I, II . Materials and Methods for Interior Design . Construction Documents . Study Abroad - Germany, Italy, Austria . Preservation of Historic Interiors . Contemporary Practices for Interior Design . Art History I, II . House Planning . Housing and the Consumer

Aug 2011 - May 2015


IDEC Regional Group Competition Nominee, Nomination


Virginia Tech School of Architecture and Urban Studies First Year Design Competition Finalist, Nomination


Areas of Specialization