Our Team - Licensed Architects, Certified Interior Designers, Engineers, and LEED APs
AIAAmerican Institute of Architects, NCARBNational Council of Architectural Registration Boards, CIDCertified Interior Designer in the State of New Jersey
Principal and Founder, earned his Bachelor of Architecture at Louisiana Tech University and a Master of Science in Advanced Architectural Design at Columbia University in New York City. Prior to founding Clawson Architects, Mr. Clawson was the Director of Architectural Design at LRK Architects, Inc. and an Associate at Cooper, Robertson & Partners. He also worked with the Office of Thierry W. Despont, Ltd and Charles T. Young Architects.Architects. Recently, Marvin successfully lead the Clawson Design Team in the award winning designs for the 2013 American Institute of Architecture Design Awards, garnering a Gold and Silver Medal for design excellance.a Gold and Silver Medal for design excellance. Marvin also enjoys teaching classes at the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art, the Beaux Arts Atelier, and the Fashion Institute of Technology, all located in New York City. Besides teaching, Marvin works as a Guest Juror and lectures around the country on Palladio and His Presence in American Architecture, and The Literature and Theory of Classical Architecture. After being an active member of the Institute of Classical Architecture and Art for over 20 years, serving on many committees and as a Fellow including leadership positions as the President of the Fellows and as Secretary he has earned his Emeritus Status. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects, the American Society of Interior Designers, The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, the Association for Preservation Technology, the U.S. Green Building Council, the National Kitchen and Bath Association, and the Congress for New Urbanism. He is available to speak upon request. Mr. Clawson also volunteers within his community and the Raritan Yacht Club and has served on his town’s Economic Development Advisory Committee and the Maplewood Village Alliance.
Marvin and Rene Clawson speak with "Career Corner" host Heather Swift about Architecture as a career, how to work with an architect, and how they manage their partnerships in both marriage and business.
Clawson Architects, LLC
Architectural and Interior Design Services.
Licensed and Insured since 2000.
Clawson Architects LLC, headquartered in Maplewood, New Jersey, currently provides professional architectural services in New York, New Jersey, Vermont and Florida. Clawson Architects has been approved and certified by the New Jersey Department of the Treasury as a Small Business Enterprise and as a Women-Owned Business Enterprise.
As a full service Architectural and Interior Design firm with expertise in both residential, retail and institutional facilities, Clawson Architects provides services such as Programming, Forensic Architectural Services, Restoration, Professional Testimony and Construction Administration, As-Built Documentation, Interior Design Services, Model Building and 3-D rendering, Guest Speaker/Lecturer, Thesis and Competition Juror.
An Architect must be licensed and registered in the state in which they are working and in the state where the project is located. Members of the Clawson Architects Team hold licenses in New Jersey, New York, Florida, and Vermont.
Candidates for full time employment must have 3-5 years of post
architectural school experience as well as 3-D computer modeling fluency.
Please forward resumes and samples of professional work via U.S. mail
to the attention of: M. René Clawson, AIA, CID, LEED AP