GHS Class of 1970
University of South Carolina Class of 1974 cum laude
Harvard University, masters in architecture 1978
Opened Tsao and McKown 1984
Interior Design Best of Year Award
Chicago Athenaeum American Architecture Award.
Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian National Design Award for Interior Design – 2009
2009 Founder – desigNYC, a nonprofit that matches deserving community groups in need of design services with professional designers willing to offer pro-bono services.
Board of Directors – Design Trust for Public Space
Board of Directors – Scenic Hudson
Fellow – American Institute of Architects
“Design is not just about creating. It’s also about making life better.”Zack McKown