Shawn Swisher AIA, LEED AP BD + C

As an architect and designer, Shawn brings project designs to life and into the built environment.


AIA Arizona

AIA10 Award


University of California – Berkeley

Master of Architecture

University of Southern California

Bachelor of Architecture

United States Green Building Council (USGBC)


Registered Architect 
Years with Jones Studio


Shawn Swisher joined Jones Studio in 2018 as an architect and designer. Born and raised in Phoenix, he earned degrees in architecture from the University of Southern California and University of California, Berkeley, before returning to the desert. Shawn has a diverse breadth of experience working on projects in the US and abroad, developing designs from the earliest concept stages through construction. As an architect and designer, he brings project designs to life and into the built environment.

Shawn teaches design studios at the University of Arizona and has set on studio reviews at ASU, USC, and Berkeley. As an advocate for equitable design solutions and innovative, resilient design, he currently serves on the City of Tempe Sustainability & Resilience Commission. Shawn is also the co-creator of the podcast Tracing Architecture, which explores the architecture industry’s various interdependent layers.


LBC Sonoran Collaborative Event

International Living Future Institute Conference, Seattle, WA

Society for College and University Planning (SCUP)Conference, Long Beach, CA


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“At Jones Studio, I’m able to grow as a designer and leader because I’m supported by a team of inspiring architects that understand the impact of their work.”

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