Zaw Lin Myat
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.