Renowned architecture and interior design firm, ZDS Architecture and Interiors has announced that Jason Millhouse, AIA, NCARB has joined the company as Managing Director of the Washington, DC office.
With nearly two decades of experience in the hospitality design industry, Jason is recognised for his talent in hotel and resort planning, primarily focused on the luxury and lifestyle segments. Jason’s zeal and expertise will further strengthen ZDS’ ability to provide high-level, design-driven service to each existing and future client.
“As our firm continues a path of growth and diversification within the dynamic landscape of the hospitality industry, we are delighted to have Jason at the helm of our team. His robust experience in overseeing internal design management at major hotel corporations, coupled with his creative prowess in architecture and design, promises to be a significant asset in shaping the success of our ongoing and future projects, strengthening our position as a formidable design partner and solidifying our presence within the industry,” said Eric Zuena, managing director of ZDS Architecture.
Millhouse will lead the DC team and actively engage with the Providence office to reinforce and embody the ZDS vision throughout the firm’s ongoing and upcoming projects, which include the The Beatrice Hotel, Foxwoods Resort Casino and the renowned Hell’s Kitchen restaurant by Gordon Ramsay. As Managing Director, Jason will oversee daily operations, client development, and design delivery within the DC office.
Prior to joining ZDS, Jason served as the Director of Design Management for IHG Hotels and Resorts’ Premium, Lifestyle, and Luxury brands, which include Regent, InterContinental, Hotel Indigo, and IHG’s newest luxury collection brand, The Vignette Collection. Prior to IHG, Jason spent more than a decade with Marriott International and The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company in the Global Design Department.
Jason is a registered architect and member of the American Institute of Architects. He is incredibly passionate about leading design, inspiring team excellence, and creating unparalleled guest experiences. Jason’s dedication and enthusiasm not only as a leader but as a creative professional enhances ZDS’s role as a premier design firm.