Bart M Smith, AIA is Owner and Principal Architect of DZN Partners. Bart has been a licensed Architect since 1991 and received his Bachelor of Architecture degree from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo in 1986. Bart was born and raised in Point Loma, a Community of San Diego, and graduated from Point Loma High School in 1981.
Bart is very active in the community. He is a past President of the Del Mar-Solana Beach Sunrise Rotary Club. He also is a past President of the Downtown Encinitas Mainstreet Association and has been a board member for them since 1994. Bart was the fašade grant committee chairman for Downtown Encinitas for several years. Bart is a member of the Encinitas Chamber of Commerce and attends Bethlehem Lutheran Church. While attending Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo he became active in the Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity and still has close ties to many of his fraternity brothers.