Zaw Lin Myat
Faculty of General Education
Zaw Lin Myat received his Master of Architecture and Master of Science in Historic Preservation from Columbia University in the City of New York. He also has a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture with a minor in sustainable design from the University of California, Berkeley. His master thesis, “Heritage in the Myanmar Frontier: Shan State, Haws and Conditions for Public Participation”, explored potential processes for public engagement in the conservation of minority ethnic heritage. He is also a licensed architect in Myanmar. His projects range from private residences and hotels to institutional master plans and buildings. Zaw spoke at TEDxYangon in 2018 on Architecture Tomorrow: Developing Our Identities in Buildings for Myanmar. As a part-time lecturer at Yangon Technological University, he taught architectural history to undergraduate and graduate students. He also served as a secretary and interim chair for the Board of Trustees of the Pre-Collegiate Program of Yangon from 2017-2021. As an Institutional Advancement Officer for Parami University in Myanmar, he co-led the master planning and building programs of its future campus. Currently, he works as the lead UX designer for Parami University website and serves as a visiting faculty teaching courses on design and sustainability. He enjoys traveling and loves big dogs.