3690 Bohicket Rd. Suite 3A
Johns Island, SC 29455


Bob and Paula Ott, 83 Blue Heron Pond Rd

It is probably the most efficient as far as economy and use of space. It is probably the most understated with the most private and best contact to nature and no one else. We have no regrets. It couldn’t have happened without all of you.

Thanks, Bob

David and Kelly Sach, 9 Nicklaus Lane

We could not be happier with Zach.  We live in the Czech Republic so we needed an architect we could trust and depend on.  Zach was highly recommended by some friends and has turned out to be a gem.  The first set of plans have gave us were terrific and fully met the objectives we set.  We can not imagine that people accept the initial plans with no major alterations.  He then patiently worked with us for months refining the details of the house to ensure it conformed to our lifestyle and reflected the specific design and feel that we wanted.  Zach was a wonderful blend of opinionated, which prevented us from making some silly mistakes, and yet flexible, which helped make our house unique and special.   Zach knows his stuff and delivers.  We learned an enormous amount from Zach and wholeheartedly recommend him.

Mitch and Debra Sonkin, 22 Cormorant Island Lane

Dear Zach,
I wanted to take a few minutes to tell you, once again, how thrilled Deb and I continue to be with the home you designed for us. Your unique combination of skill, expertise, creativity, sensitivity to client needs and cost and ability to work throughout the entire process with the contractor and interior designer we selected, helped insure a wonderful outcome. We have now been in the house nine years and there is nothing we have ever felt we needed to change. Plus, knowing you continue to be warmly available for any questions or issues that can arise post construction has been a source of great comfort for us. We have the good fortune to have our Kiawah home in an area where several of our neighbors have homes you designed. I think I can speak for all of them in saying that you are a master of your profession, great to work with and produce an enduring design which stands the test of time. We feel fortunate to have had you as our architect and “team leader”.

Best Regards,

Peter and Anna Schwartz, 246 Eagle Point Road

Anna and I were looking for an architect who would listen well enough to truly hear and understand our vision for the house, be creative enough to interpret that vision with fresh design ideas, and be strong enough to guide us away from any pitfalls we might encounter. Zach Carney showed all of these qualities. As a result, we ended up with a spectacular house design – brilliantly adapted to the site, unique yet traditional at the same time, and perfectly suited to our needs. At the end of the design process, we still liked Zach as much as when we selected him. Need I say more?

Peter and Anna Schwartz, 42 Blue Heron Pond Road (excerpt from email)

You are the master. We are thrilled with the design. You took on an extremely challenging site and designed a magnificent house that addresses all of our needs as we described them to you and you rendered a comfortable, yet elegant design. Bravissimo!

Keith and Julie Barringer, 31 Cormorant Island Lane
(excerpt from email)

Zach, you have done a great job with the new plans. Here are our comments on the new design. Some are specific things we want to add/change, others are points to discuss in person. We really like the new design so the points below should be viewed as “tweaks” versus big changes (but I guess you can be the judge).


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