About ZH Architects


Marianne Hyde - Principal

Marianne Hyde received her BFA in Environmental Design from Parsons Schools of Design in 1991 and her Master of Architecture from Columbia University in 1994.

Ms. Hyde upon graduating from Columbia University worked at Skidmore Owings and Merrill in New York City and later as a design architect and project manager at the studios Bryce Sanders Architecture and Design and Diana Kellogg Architects. Prior to the founding of Zakrzewski and Hyde Architects in 2002, Ms. Hyde completed a number of projects independently or in collaboration with Claudia Kianoury and Stas Zakrzewski.

Marianne Hyde has been a registered architect in the State of New York since 2000 and has been NCARB certified since 2003.

The firm is certified as a Women-Owned Business Enterprise in New York City and New York State.

Stas Zakrzewski - Principal

Stas Zakrzewski received his Bachelors of Architecture degree from University College Dublin in 1992 and his Master of Architecture from Columbia University in 1996 where he graduated with honors for excellence in design.  Prior to attending graduate school, Mr. Zakrzewski worked as design architect for Hisao Koyama in Tokyo, Japan and later at Skidmore Owings & Merrill in New York City.   After graduating from Columbia University, Mr. Zakrzewski worked as design architect and project manager at both Wendy Evans Joseph Architect and at Maya Lin’s Studio where he successfully saw through a number of institutional projects.

Mr. Zakrzewski started his own practice in 1999 and worked independently until the establishment of Zakrzewski & Hyde Architects in 2002. Mr. Zakrzewski has been a registered architect in the State of New York since 2000.

Mr. Zakrzewski’s personal interests lie in the pursuit of effective architectural and urban design strategies and creating a synthesis between the design and energy saving features of a project. His facility in detailing brings unique solutions to each design challenge, regardless of budget, scale or program. Mr Zakrzewski became a certified Passive House Consultant in 2011 and is  currently a board member of the non profit New York Passive House organization.

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