NJ AIA, Architectural Firm of the Year Award,2014
JZA+D received the annual "Architectural Firm of the Year Award". Over the past eight years, the firm has grown from a one-person shop founded by Joshua Zinder to an architectural firm employing 14 full-time employees with over ninety-five years of collective experience. The firm has utilized its talented architects and designers to complete over one million square feet of programming and test-fits for local corporate clients, both devleopers and tenants. This work resulted in approximately 40 built or in-progress projects in 2014. The firm is also involved in community service and is an active member of several local and national organizations, including AIA, USGBC, the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce, and Real Estate Business Alliance.
NJ AIA, Interior Architecture Merit Award,9/2010
Award for Waku Ghin, a modern 8,000 square foot restaurant at The Marina Bay Sands Resort and Casino in Singapore. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has selected the 2011 recipients of the Institute Honor Awards, the profession's highest recognition of works that exemplify excellence in architecture, interior architecture and urban design.
CNJ AIA, Design Poster Award,10/2008, 10/2009
JZA+D was responsible for the award-winning graphic design of promotional material for the Central New Jersey Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. Using graphically engaging images to convey recurring themes of sustainability and renewal, JZA+D created content distributed to all AIA CNJ members as promotional posters and adorned the AIA website.
NJ AIA, Design Merit Award,11/2006
Quark Park, in Princeton NJ, was a collaboration between scientists and artists/architects to explain their science through art. Completed the design and installation of a large scale architectural sculpture "Emerging Light" in Quark Park in Princeton NJ. Collaborated with the Scientists from Sarnoff's LED light division.
New Castle Renovation/Restoration Awards,2/1997
Award for The Armitage Inn-Conversion and Restoration of a Residence built in 1732 to a Bed and Breakfast. The Town of New Castle sponsored the competition.
Easy Access Design Awards,12/1996
Honorable mention for Renovations to 218 Harbor Road. Competition sponsored by A.I.A., Easter Seals, and Century Twenty One.