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

Humans of ZGF: Dennis Goff

04/22/2019

Humans of ZGF, People

Humans of ZGF: Dennis Goff

If anyone in the Vancouver office has a question about computational design, they know architectural designer Dennis Goff is their... READ MORE

Materials Pledge Goes Live

04/18/2019

Materials Pledge Goes Live

The Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) community is on a precipice. As the movement for product transparency gains momentum and... READ MORE

ZGF Speaks: Where to Find us in April 2019

04/02/2019

ZGF Speaks: Where to Find us in April 2019

Design Week Portland April 9th: Charles Kelley, Principal, will sit on a panel with Open Signal, Vanport Mosaic, Bora Architects,... READ MORE

Single-Family Rooms Improve Outcomes for Premature Infants in the NICU:  Five Take-Aways from The 2019 Gravens Conference

03/27/2019

Thought Leadership

Single-Family Rooms Improve Outcomes for Premature Infants in the NICU: Five Take-Aways from The 2019 Gravens Conference

By Sue Ann Barton,  Principal Jenna Gensic, mother to 10-year-old Mikan, stood in front of us at the podium alongside... READ MORE

Strategies for Biophilic Site Design

03/25/2019

People, Thought Leadership

Strategies for Biophilic Site Design

By David Grant, Associate Principal We know intuitively what research has confirmed: that people have an intrinsic need to connect... READ MORE

Multnomah County Health Department Employees Move in to New Portland Headquarters

03/20/2019

Press Release, Projects, ZGF in the News

Multnomah County Health Department Employees Move in to New Portland Headquarters

Multnomah County opened the new ZGF-designed Gladys McCoy Health Department Headquarters today. Located across the street from Union Station in... READ MORE