zpd+a is mid-sized studio-oriented work environment that believes in maintaining an enjoyable, flexible, and balanced work environment which makes quality design a priority on all projects of every scale or budget. Excelling at creative yet pragmatic design, we integrate our clients’ aesthetic, qualitative and financial objectives within the final built form.


Our sensitivity to environment, design, construction methodologies, and materials complement our knowledge of project schedules and budget coordination, creating a robust solution for each project. We promote the integration of technology and sustainable, energy-efficient design and we encourage our staff to expand their knowledge of the ever-developing building sciences and technological advancements that shape our industry.

We are a trusted partner in a wide range of project types, including hospitality, adaptive reuse, tenant improvement, shell and core, and multi-family residential. We develop strong relationships with our clients and strive to create dynamic work with interesting people on a daily basis. 



Anthony Zahner

Principal | AIA, NCARB

Adam Wilmot

Principal | AIA, NCARB

Jim Damato

Principal | AIA, NCARB

Tai Kojro-Badziak

Principal | LEED AP

Featured Clients

BlueCross BlueSheild - Logo.jpg
HCSC - Logo.png
Lyons School District 103 - Logo.jpg
CNI Group - Logo.png
SLC - Logo.png
village of mccook.jpg
dearborn national - bw - logo.jpg
mac properties - rectangular.png
Town of Cicero - Logo.jpg
Hometown Health - Logo.png