Offering sustainable design at every scale.

ZGF is an award-winning architecture and interior design firm with offices in Los Angeles, New York, Portland, Seattle, Vancouver, Canada, and Washington, DC. A truly multidisciplinary design firm, ZGF employees work across specialties to deliver expertise and insight to our clients’ toughest design problems. Our design portfolio spans diverse typologies including corporate and workplace, commercial and mixed-use, healthcare and wellness, scientific research and planning, higher education and urban design.

Since our founding five decades ago, our focus has always been on sustainable architecture and stewardship of the built environment. Our diversity of design practice is fostered by ZGF’s culture of cross-pollination and collaboration, empowering our teams to problem-solve in a holistic way. Each individual’s unique perspective and experience brings an opportunity for greater design innovation and novel solutions. For more information about a particular project or specialty, please visit our design services page.

Recent News

Google Unveils New ZGF-Designed Office in Historic Spruce Goose Hangar

11/08/2018

Press Release, Projects, ZGF in the News

Google Unveils New ZGF-Designed Office in Historic Spruce Goose Hangar

In an event held today at the historic Spruce Goose Hangar in Playa Vista, Mayor Eric Garcetti joined Google and... READ MORE

Towards an Inclusive Workplace: Stories from the 2018 NOMA Conference

11/15/2018

Lectures / Events, People

Towards an Inclusive Workplace: Stories from the 2018 NOMA Conference

Late last month, my colleague Christopher Locke and I awoke to Los Angeles’s infamous Santa Ana winds and hopped a... READ MORE

Tradeline, Inc. Features Beacon Children’s Hospital

11/13/2018

Projects, ZGF in the News

Tradeline, Inc. Features Beacon Children’s Hospital

An October report by Tradeline, Inc. highlights the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Beacon Health System Children’s Hospital in South... READ MORE

4 Trends Driving STEM Design in Higher Education

11/12/2018

Process, Projects, Videos

4 Trends Driving STEM Design in Higher Education

Undergraduate students are far less likely to succeed in traditional lecture-based environments compared to those in active learning environments. A... READ MORE

ZGF to Design CalSTRS Headquarters Expansion

11/08/2018

Projects, ZGF in the News

ZGF to Design CalSTRS Headquarters Expansion

The Teachers’ Retirement Board, trustees of the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS), has approved the construction of a nearly... READ MORE

Healthcare Design Magazine Features Teck Acute Care Center

11/07/2018

Projects, ZGF in the News

Healthcare Design Magazine Features Teck Acute Care Center

The November issue of Healthcare Design magazine spotlights the Teck Acute Care Centre at BC Children’s Hospital and BC Women’s Hospital... READ MORE