Zachary Morrison

Zachary Morrison

Houston, TX, US




GREC Architects LLC, Chicago, IL, US, Intern

May 2013 - Jul 2013

SMDP, LLC, Chicago, IL, US, Intern

Aug 2012 - Apr 2013

University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL, US, Public Relations Assistant

• Helped to design, organize and execute Primitive Delights and Tales from the Crypt exhibitions.
• Front desk responsibilities included answering phones, responding to inquiries and generating mailing lists.
• Executed required tasks independently from direct supervision.

Sep 2011 - May 2012

Xavier Vendrell Studio, Chicago, IL, US, Model Builder

• Responsible for the design and execution of the competition model for Navy Pier Redesign Competition.
• Made design decisions with regards to material choice and method for model construction.
• Charged with leading a small team to effectively complete the competition model.

Dec 2011 - Feb 2012

Bureau Spectacular / Jimenez Lai, Chicago, IL, US, Intern

· Participated in design process for multiple projects.
· Model making, both physical and computer generated.
· Generated material for BOFFO Fashion Design Competition entry package.
· Executed drawings for the Central Glass International Architectural Design Competition.

Jun 2011 - Aug 2011


Rice University, Houston, TX, US, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2013 - Jan 2016

University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL, US, Bachelors, Architecture

Graduated Summa Cum Laude w/ a Minor in Art History

Aug 2008 - May 2012


AIA Henry Adams Medal, Award


Dear Architecutre: Open Letter Competion, Other

Project selected for Publication.


Fairy Tales: Architecture Competion, 3rd Place

In collaboration with Joseph and Mari Altshuler.


Schneider Kan Scholarship, Scholarship


Selected Exhibitor at UIC School of Architecture Year End Show 2011 & 2012, Other


Alpha Rho Chi Medal of Merit, Award


Areas of Specialization