Jim Zack is a California native and the founding principal of Zack/de Vito Architecture + Construction. He has been practicing architecture since 1991 and building since 1977.
His professional experience covers a diverse range of project types with an emphasis on modern residences and restaurants. Prior to studying architecture Jim Zack was a journeyman carpenter and contractor in his hometown of Carmel, designing and building his first residential development when he was 23. The current emphasis of his firm is on completing well crafted, design focused design/build projects.
Jim received both a Bachelors and Masters degree in Architecture from UC Berkeley and is a California licensed architect and contractor. He lives in San Francisco with his wife and partner, Lise de Vito, and their two kids. When not designing and building, you can often find him on two wheels – cycling or racing motorcycles.
About Zack/de Vito:
“Zack | de Vito’s philosophy is to design buildings with attention and detail, while maintaining discipline, thoroughness and big picture overview. We provide you with a high level of client service, culminating in exquisitely designed and crafted buildings – combining the art of creativity and the art of “getting-it-done”.
We possess the highly dynamic set of skills required to successfully complete site-specific Architecture, Full-Service Architect-Led Design|Build commission as well as Residential Developement.
We have been extensively featured in publications, books and exhibitions and are honored to have received national and local awards for many varying project types.”