Zachary Colbert, AIA is a licensed architect in New York and Arizona. He holds and Bachelor of Environmental Design degree from the University of Colorado and a Master of Architecture degree form Columbia University GSAPP. He graduated CU-Boulder cum laude and was a member of the Undergraduate Academy and at GSAPP he was awarded a Honor Award for Design Excellence, The Luscille Lowenfish Memorial Prize and a William Kinne Fellowhip.
He is Practictioner in Residence at the Carleton University Azrieli School of Architecture and Urbanism and has taught graduate level architectural design studios at Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation and the School of Constructed Environments at Parsons the New School for Design.
He has served as a guest architecture critic at the Yale University School of Architecture, the Princeton University School of Architecture, the Cooper Union Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture, the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation, the Carleton University Azrieli School of Architecture and Urbanism, the Parsons School of Constructed Environments, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Facultad de Arquitectura, Barnard College, and the University of Colorado College of Architecture and Planning.
Prior to founding Inter-Projects Architecture, he worked in the offices of Bernard Tschumi Architects, SHoP Architects and Leslie Gill Architect.
Deborah Richards, AIA is a licensed architect in New York and Oklahoma. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Michigan and a Master of Architecture degree from Columbia University where she was awarded a William Kinne Fellowship. She received the 2016 AIA Oklahoma Young Professional Achievement Honor Award.
She teaches architecture studio and computational design and fabrication seminars at the University of Oklahoma. She was the 2016 Bruce Goff Chair of Creative Architecture at the University of Oklahoma.
Prior to founding Inter-Projects Architecture, she worked at the offices of Urbanus in Beijing, WORKac in New York City, and Fitzsimmons Architects in Oklahoma City.