John is the Managing Principal of Zyscovich’s Orlando office in Winter Park, Florida. He is locally, regionally and nationally published for his award-winning design contributions to various projects integrating authentic architecture with art and landscape. John has lectured locally and nationally and has taught in the Master of Civic Urbanism Program as adjunct professor at Rollins College in the theories and real world applications of Vernacular Florida Architecture including Placemaking, Design, Transit Oriented Development, and City Planning/Urban Design.
John has in-depth national projects to his credit on important landmark projects including The White House, The Old Executive Building (Office of the Vice President) and the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D.C. John’s projects in Florida include the new $275M Hyatt Regency Hotel/Convention Center (formerly Peabody) Expansion, Ritz-Carlton Hotel Downtown Sarasota, Hard Rock Hotel In Orlando, City of Orlando/DDB Redevelopment of the Downtown U.S. Post Office, new Maitland City Hall/Fire Station in downtown Maitland, 121 Alhambra Towers and Ponce de Leon Towers of Coral Gables, 26 projects for Rollins College, American Institute of Architects award-winning banks in the City of Orlando/Winter Park for SunTrust Bank.
John’s achievements are founded on 33 years of study and practice of art, architecture and history. His research, travel and professional experience has led John to four continents and 27 countries.