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

Our Mandate to Address the Climate Crisis

10/28/2019

Thought Leadership

Our Mandate to Address the Climate Crisis

The 2030 Challenge and new energy codes to reduce building’s energy use and climate impact are critical steps forward in... READ MORE

Marty Brennan Joins IWBI’s WELL Concept Advisory for Lighting

02/12/2020

People, Thought Leadership

Marty Brennan Joins IWBI’s WELL Concept Advisory for Lighting

Marty Brennan, AIA, WELL AP, has joined the International WELL Building Institute’s (IWBI) 2020 WELL Concept Advisory program for lighting.... READ MORE

ZGF Speaks: Where to Find us in January and February 2020

01/02/2020

Lectures / Events, People, Thought Leadership

ZGF Speaks: Where to Find us in January and February 2020

AIA: Perspectives: Practice and the Future of Computational Design Technologies, Washington, DC January 13th: Dane Stokes will speak in a... READ MORE

Clifford L. Allenby Building Receives USRC Platinum Rating

12/26/2019

Awards, Projects

Clifford L. Allenby Building Receives USRC Platinum Rating

The Clifford L. Allenby Building, a new office building for the State of California Department of General Services, has achieved... READ MORE

Humans of ZGF: Baha Sadreddin

12/23/2019

Humans of ZGF, People

Humans of ZGF: Baha Sadreddin

Baha Sadreddin is a ZGF Associate who is known around our Portland office for seeking balance. Growing up in Shiraz,... READ MORE

Right 2 Root Empowers Community Resilience

12/03/2019

Projects, Thought Leadership

Right 2 Root Empowers Community Resilience

According to the Center for Disease Control, gentrification and serial forced displacement are powerful, destabilizing forces for communities of color... READ MORE