Jerome King, FAIA
Jerome King is principal-in-charge at OJK Architecture + Planning. The son of a lumber company family, Jerome began building at an early age. He received formal training in architecture at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, but considers his years as a design student in Scandanavia to be the most important influence of his passion for beauty and design
His commitment to architecture and design has led to the participation in many architectural exhibitions throughout the Bay Area. He has been active in the AIA for the past 35 years, serving as president of the Santa Clara Valley Chapter and board member of the California Council in 1991, and as chairperson for the AIACC California State Design Awards program in 1993. Jerome is proud of his firm's involvement in the design of several recent award winning affordable housing developments and continues to pursue green and sustainable design commissions as a priority of the firm
Andrew Whiting, RIBA
Andrew Whiting is a US licensed architect at OJK Architecture + Planning. He received his formal architectural training at the University of Central England, earning his Bachelor of Arts in Architecture in 1997 and receiving his Post-Graduate Diploma in Architecture while studying in Paris in 1999. Andrew has worked for architectural firms in the UK, New York and San Francisco and brings his international experience to OJK Architecture + Planning.
Obtaining his Bachelor of Architecture from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo in 2006, Greg brings his passion and altruism to affordable housing. As an integral member of the team, Greg is responsible for leading design-build project team for a multi-family affordable housing project, coordination of MEP consultants and engineers during design development and construction documents. He is in charge of the training of new employees in CAD and office standards
Sarah Vaccaro, AIA, LEED AP BD+C
Sarah Vaccaro is a principal with OJK Architecture and Planning. She leads and collaborates with the OJK team and their Non-Profit Housing Developer partners, designing multi-family affordable housing and permanent supportive housing that imparts dignity, builds community, and provides a safe home for vulnerable individuals and families. Sarah is a California licensed architect and LEED accredited professional with a passion for the design process and creatively collaborating with clients to best serve the end users. Sarah strongly believes that architecture has the power and responsibility to improve lives through purposefully designed spaces and by affecting positive social change in the broader community.