Jason Kerwin, AIA, LEED AP
Jason Kerwin, Principal at OKB, received his Masters in Architecture with Honors from the Harvard Graduate School of Design.
After working in offices in Chicago, London, and Los Angeles, he joined with Shawn Bleet to form the partnership. Within the office, Jason has focused on the development of a project’s overall conceptual design direction and broadening the practice’s work to engage in multiple building types.
Jason continues to be academically involved as a part of the faculty at USC (arch.usc.edu) as a Lecturer and for reviews at institutions both locally and nationally. After serving on the Board of Directors at the Los Angeles Forum for Architecture & Urban Design (www.laforum.org), he now serves on the Advisory Board to increase public awareness of architectural issues and the improvement of the urban environment.
Shawn Bleet, AIA, NCARB
Shawn Bleet received his Masters in Architecture from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada.
Prior to establishing OKB with Partner, Jason Kerwin, he worked for several leading design offices, such as Koning Eizenberg Architecture, Marmol Radziner Architecture + Construction, and Patkau Architects.
The practice is young but has completed both residential and commercial work ranging from restaurants to office space. Shawn’s interests continue to be in developing projects with an understanding of sustainability and concern for detail with the consistent goal of exceeding client expectations.
Shawn is registered Architect and General Contractor in California.