Inscale Architects

Inscale PC

Donna Zariczny is the owner of Inscale Architects

Owner: Donna Zariczny
Address: 1723 Liberty Street, Warren PA 16365
Tel: 814-723-9197

Business Specifics

Inscale Architects is a WBE certified woman-owned business located on Liberty Street in Warren, PA. The founders, Donna L. Zariczny and Jeffrey S. Zariczny, have over 40 years of experience in traditional public and private sector architectural design services, feasibility studies, construction management, furniture, fixtures and equipment design, code reviews and building evaluations.

Founded in 2004, Inscale was established in an effort to reclaim the essence of the profession of architecture, working directly with the client from beginning to completion, emphasizing the goals and visions of each client.

Inscale specializes in projects involving religious, commercial, education, housing, adaptive reuse, historic preservation, residential, healthcare, industrial, municipal, hospitality and restaurants. The firm prides themselves on the unparalleled level of customer service that they provide to their clients. The architect that meets with the client is the same professional that is responsible for every step of the process.

The architects at Inscale hold both individual and professional licenses in Pennsylvania and New York and are authorized to transact business in both states. Donna and Jeff hold an NCARB Certification allowing them to become registered in additional states in order to meet the architectural needs of their clients. In addition, Jeff is accredited in the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) by the U.S. Green Building Council.

Personal Biography

With more than 29 years of professional experience in architecture Donna brings a wide variety of expertise to her firm. She has worked intensely on various commercial projects ranging from historic restoration of downtown buildings and multi-family housing projects to user specific facilities, assisted living buildings, k-12 educational facilities and bank branch structures.

A Michigan native, she attended Lawrence Institute of Technology for her undergraduate studies, then continued on to SUNY Buffalo for her pre-professional degree, and finally Kent State University for her Bachelor of Architecture. Donna is licensed to practice architecture in both New York and Pennsylvania and holds her NCARB certification allowing her to become licensed in additional states to meet her clients needs.

Before starting Inscale Architects, Donna worked in the public sector in facilities management. She honed her organizational and communication skills during this time working on a multitude of projects. Donna also worked in private architectural firms with an emphasis on multifamily housing, historical preservation and educational facilities. Her responsibilities continued beyond project management and she was instrumental in implementing new technology and software to streamline the operations within the office.

At Inscale Architects, Donna has a client responsive approach to design which has resulted in a service oriented standard of success within the industry. Incorporating environmentally friendly and energy efficient ideas is important and she strives to integrate green architecture into every project she undertakes. Donna obtained Woman Business Enterprise status for Inscale in both Pennsylvania and New York State positioning her company to do work on government contracts.

In 2012 Donna joined the faculty of Mercyhurst University as an adjunct instructor teaching in the areas of graphic rendering and building systems.

Donna is passionate about being active in and giving back to the community. Her past board participation includes Habitat for Humanity of Warren County, member of the Intermediate Unit 5 Board, City of Warren Parks and Recreation Commission, First Presbyterian Daycare Advisory Board and the City of Warren Planning Commission. She is presently the President of the Warren County School Board and board member of Hospice of Warren County and Warren-Forest Higher Education Council.

In her spare time Donna enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons, traveling, building, reading, scrapbooking and outdoor adventures.

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