Faculty Profile:

Zachary BenedictPrincipalMKM architecture + design

Zach Benedict's professional practice is dedicated to the connection between people and places. As a Principal at MKM architecture + design, he manages numerous projects ranging from critical access hospitals to senior living facilities.Through these efforts, he has lectured internationally on various topics – discussions whose primary focus is to explore the relationship between inclusive design and community health.


In 2015 the American Institute of Architects awarded him the “Young Architect Award” in recognition of his work. Additionally, Ball State University's College of Architecture and Planning recognized him with the “Alumni Award of Outstanding Achievement” - he is the youngest individual to ever receive this award.


Education & Certifications:

  • Ball State University, College of Architecture and Planning
    • Master of Architecture
    • Bachelor of Architecture
    • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Design
  • Registered Architect
    • Indiana AR11200057
    • Michigan 1301059736
    • Florida 97526
  • NCARB Certificate No. 73745
  • LEED Accredited Professional, USGBC
  • Registered Interior Designer, RID00492