Eric Zuziak

AIA, NCARB, LEED AP

PARTNER / PRESIDENT

“The ultimate goal of the architect...is to create a paradise. Every house, every product of architecture... should be a fruit of our endeavour to build an earthly paradise for people.”

Eric Zuziak completed his architectural internship at Richardson Nagy Martin from 1984 to 1991. He became a licensed architect in 1991. During that period he designed many award winning residential projects. In 1991 Eric joined Dorius Architects as Director of Design where he supervised all architectural design activities at the firm. The firm later became JBZ Architecture and Planning in 1994, then later JZMK Partners in 2005. His primary responsibilities include the direct supervision of all architectural design activities at the firm, as well as business development and client relations.

He brings over twenty nine years of design expertise to the firm. His designs have been published in numerous magazines and international professional journals. Eric has served as Principal-In-Charge for numerous projects including custom homes, multi-family projects, mixed-use developments, urban infill projects, residential high rises, resorts, senior communities, golf clubhouses, and a city hall. His designs have won national and international recognition with awards including the AIA Award, the Gold Nugget Award, the Builders Choice Award, the NAHB Nationals Award, and the MAME Award.

Eric speaks extensively at a number of conventions and conferences including the ULI, PCBC, NAHB, and the BIA, on subjects ranging from trends in residential architecture to high density urban infill design solutions. He has also served numerous times as a judge for the PCBC Gold Nugget Awards program, and the NAHB Nationals Awards.

Eric studied architecture at the University of Southern California School of Architecture, and is a licensed architect in California, Hawaii and Utah. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects, and is NCARB certified. He is also a member of the US Green Building Council, and is a LEED Accredited Professional. He is active in fund raising efforts for the American Cancer Society, the YMCA, and Laguna Beach School Power. He is an avid surfer and volunteered as coach of the Thurston Middle School surf team, in Laguna Beach.

AFFILIATIONS
AIA
NCARB
LEED AP

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Architecture
University of Southern California

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