HELPING YOU BRING YOUR VISION TO LIFE.
Susan Scarlet-Macaw graduated from Cal Poly State University in San Luis Obispo, California, with a Bachelor of Architecture. Susan studied in Florence, Italy and has traveled around United States and the world. Susan's interest and curiosity about architecture started when she was a little girl, she built little houses and toys out of the wood scraps from her grandparents wood shop. She learned about business and how to be an entrepreneur from her grandfather who would let her type up proposals and estimates. Her grandmother's wood work carvings have been an inspiration, she learned how to pay attention to detail and to be curious. Her mother's work sewing artistry, creativity and resourcefulness have been a great influence in Susan's creativity and work ethic. Susan also studied at Western Carolina University graduating with a Master of Construction Management.
Susan started working in San Francisco, CA as a residential designer. took a detour from architecture, after building businesses for 12 years in fitness and bicycle manufacturing Susan returned to her profession of architecture. She has designed and worked on government projects from K-12 schools to court houses in Nevada. While working in Virginia she worked with Tom Kerns designing churches and condominium renovations. While working in Arlington, VA she provided expertise in construction documentation for multifamily buildings and office building for the Institute of Defense Analyses. Susan has knowledge about building construction, budget controls and how to meet your goals. She has concentrated on the importance of attention to detail, working with clients, collaborating with team members to create clear paths of communication and success.
Susan started her architectural practice in Sylva, North Carolina. She is surrounded with a very good network of hard working people in Western Carolina.