José Mejer (b. 1933, New York City): An architect and educator, Mejer has made hotel design the focus of his practice and is the owner of the José Mejer Jr. Design Studio. Since 1994, he has also been an instructor of computer graphics at the New School University in New York City. Mejer received a bachelor’s degree in architecture from Cornell University in 1958. He used his Cintas fellowship to study the origins of Cuban colonial architecture in the south of Spain. (Cintas for architecture, 1963-64)

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