Zachary Mollica is a Canadian architect and maker whose work focuses on the integration of digital methods alongside craft knowledge and natural materials. Living on site, Zac is Warden of AA School’s Hooke Park campus and a specialist lecturer to Design + Make.
Completing the Design + Make programme in 2015, Zac led development of the ‘Tree Fork Truss’ within the Wood Chip Barn student project, and after graduating with the programme’s first distinction refused to leave the woods.
Earlier in life Zac worked with his father and grandfather - both carpenters. Before entering architecture school he studied liberal arts and physics at the University of King’s College and Dalhousie University respectively. Zac completed his undergraduate architectural studies at Dalhousie School of Architecture before going on to work for a number of architecture and design practices in Amsterdam, Lunenburg, Toronto and Vancouver.
Together with Make Tutor Jack Draper, Zac heads the Hooke Park Build (a.k.a SummerBuild) programme.