He is an adjunct faculty member at the Wentworth Institute of Technology, where he teaches courses in digital design and fabrication in the Department of Architecture. His academic research focuses on the impact that emerging fabrication techniques and material technologies can have on the production of architectural form. He is the recipient of the 2014 IASS Hangai Prize for his work on robotically fabricated shell structures. Previously, Zach practiced with Howeler + Yoon Architecture and MOS Architects.
Zach holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Syracuse University and a Master of Design Studies with concentration in Technology from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design.