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

ZGF’s Scott Abernethy Named Healthcare Design Rising Star

10/17/2018

Awards, People, ZGF in the News

ZGF’s Scott Abernethy Named Healthcare Design Rising Star

Healthcare Design Magazine recently named ZGF Associate Scott Abernethy a 2018 Rising Star. Scott is one of six individuals who... READ MORE

RMI Innovation Center Recipient of Livable Buildings Award

10/16/2018

Awards, Projects, ZGF in the News

RMI Innovation Center Recipient of Livable Buildings Award

The net zero Rocky Mountain Institute Innovation Center is 74 percent more efficient than its average counterpart and meets the... READ MORE

Intermountain Healthcare: Using Lean Principles for Transformation

10/16/2018

Lectures / Events, People, Projects

Intermountain Healthcare: Using Lean Principles for Transformation

  Quality healthcare is not explicitly synonymous with efficiency, but Intermountain Healthcare is determined to deliver both with the help... READ MORE

The Sanctuary: An Urban Bee-con of Light

10/12/2018

Process, Projects, Videos

The Sanctuary: An Urban Bee-con of Light

What began as a humble preservation story now serves as a showcase example of how sustainable design comes full circle... READ MORE

ZGF Speaks! Where to Find Us in October 2018

09/27/2018

ZGF Speaks! Where to Find Us in October 2018

Youth Business Alliance / Jackie Robinson High School, Los Angeles, CA Oct 2nd: Ted Hyman and Christopher Locke will host... READ MORE

ZGF Welcomes R. Steven Lewis, FAIA, NOMAC as an Urban Design Principal

09/18/2018

People

ZGF Welcomes R. Steven Lewis, FAIA, NOMAC as an Urban Design Principal

Steven brings to ZGF a wealth of experience across urban planning and design, most recently holding a post with the... READ MORE