Architecture and Interiors Firm JZA+D Celebrates 10th Anniversary, Announces New Hires and Reorganization Following Recent Expansion

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JZA+D, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, has announced a reorganization and expansion to handle new business and growth in a number of markets. The firm has cultivated a loyal following globally, and new hires at JZA+D -- including a number of experienced and emerging design experts -- reinforce the firm's successful trajectory.

Josh Zinder, AIA

Joshua Zinder, AIA, founding principal of JZA+D

We're proud of our continued growth in dynamic, competitive markets that we have managed to sustain through challenging times. Expanding with talented designers and staff will help us maintain the level of excellence that our clients have come to expect.

Joshua Zinder Architecture + Design (JZA+D) has announced a reorganization and expansion to handle new business and growth in a number of markets, including higher education, commercial workplace and office properties, hospitality, and mixed-use and residential buildings and interiors. The firm, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, has cultivated a loyal following globally and has completed design projects from New Jersey and Nevada to Macau and Singapore.

The founder and principal of the firm, Joshua Zinder, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C, made these announcements today as part of the firm's steady and continued expansion, while noting that JZA+D was recently honored as the Entrepreneur of the Year 2015 by the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce, and in 2014 as "Architectural Firm of the Year" by the state chapter of the American Institute of Architects.

New hires at JZA+D reinforce the firm's successful trajectory, including a number of experienced and emerging design experts. The most recent hires include architectural designer Taylor Kinsey, and designer Deanna D’Elia,. Kinsey is a recent graduate of Syracuse University School of Architecture, as well as a finalist in design competitions, and a specialist in applying architectural software. D’Elia, with a B.F.A. in Interior Design from the New York School of Interior Design, brings to JZA+D valuable experience in corporate office, residential, and commercial building interiors.

These recent additions to the JZA+D roster will support the expanding efforts of architect Benjamin Grace and interior designer Ashley Servis, themselves part of a recent round of hires from 2014. Grace recently earned his professional license, and Servis has been promoted to Senior Designer. All are guided by veteran architect and studio director Mark A. Sullivan, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP. Additionally, Callie Hancock joined JZA+D as marketing director last year.

These new posts and assignments of the talented multidisciplinary team to handle new projects and responsibilities will sustain new business development efforts while providing higher levels of service and design excellence to the firm’s growing national client base. In the past 18 months alone, JZA+D has added Rowan University and Princeton University to its roster of academic clients, which has also include Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey.

Said founding principal Zinder, "We're proud of our continued growth in dynamic, competitive markets that we have managed to sustain through challenging times. Expanding with talented designers and support staff will help us maintain the level of excellence that our clients have come to expect, while giving us the flexibility to take on bigger challenges."

About Joshua Zinder Architecture + Design (JZA+D)
Located in Princeton, New Jersey, the emerging practice JZA+D was founded in 2006 by principal Joshua Zinder, AIA, to deliver multidisciplinary services for sustainable and contemporary buildings, interiors and product designs. The collective educational and professional experience of JZA+D’s staff spans more than 95 years in global markets, and its staff is encouraged and inspired to be cooperative partners, good listeners and creative problem-solvers. JZA+D has won numerous design awards and its work has been seen in publications around the world. The staff actively participates in trade and professional organizations such as AIA, NCARB, USGBC, ACSA, IIDA, IOREBA, NJRA and Gotham Networking. More than half of the firm’s architectural staff is LEED accredited. For more information, please visit http://www.joshuazinder.com.

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