Shawn Swisher

Shawn Swisher

Phoenix, AZ, US

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Architect + designer based out of Phoenix, AZ.



Jones Studio, Inc., Tempe, AZ, US, Project Architect

Jul 2018 - current

Richärd Kennedy Architects, Phoenix, AZ, US, Architect + Designer

Dec 2014 - Jul 2018

Nelsen Partners, Inc., Scottsdale, AZ, US, Architectural Designer

Oct 2013 - Dec 2014

Kaffer Studio, Architectural Designer

Development of residential projects from design through construction phase. Work included conceptual design, architectural/structural design, and CDs. Supervised construction daily.

May 2008 - Jan 2009

Moran Architects, Intern Designer

Development of sustainable residential and hospitality projects. Work included conceptual design, full design development, and CD phases.

May 2007 - Mar 2008


University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, US, MArch, Architecture - Studio One

Aug 2012 - May 2013
Aug 2005 - May 2010


USC Global Scholar Prize, Award

The Global Scholars program recognizes undergraduates who have excelled in their studies both at home and abroad.


USC Discovery Scholar Award, Award

Recognizes students who excel in the classroom and display the ability to create exceptional new scholarship or artistic works.


Jon A. Jerde Traveling Fellowship, Grant

Established by the Jerde Family and the USC Architectural Guild in honor of Jon Jerde (B.Arch. 1964). The fellowship commemorates his experience as one of the first USC Architectural Guild Traveling Fellowship recipients. This endowment provides annual funds to be given to a fourth- or fifth-year student for travel and study outside of the United States. The recipient is selected by a jury of the Architectural Guild and representatives of the Jerde family. Research focused on the work of Peter Zumthor.


A. Quincy Jones Memorial Scholarship, Scholarship

An endowed scholarship established in memory of A. Quincy Jones, former Dean of the School of Architecture and a distinguished professional. It is awarded to fifth-year students who show exceptional promise.


Verle L. Annis Memorial Award, Scholarship

An endowed fund honoring the late USC Professor of Architecture and awarded to a student participating in a travel program such as the School’s Saintes fall program or Milan/Como spring program.


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