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 and PAE Engineers Partner for Portland’s First, and Oregon’s Largest, Living Building

11/29/2018

Press Release, Process, Projects

ZGF and PAE Engineers Partner for Portland’s First, and Oregon’s Largest, Living Building

Set to be the first Living Building Challenge (LBC) certified project in Portland, Ore., and the largest commercial Living Building... READ MORE

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

New Principal Promotions

01/15/2019

People

New Principal Promotions

We are pleased to announce the promotion of three new Principals from within our own talented ranks as part of... READ MORE

Futureproofing with Resilient Design Strategies

01/10/2019

Projects

Futureproofing with Resilient Design Strategies

West Coast residents are familiar with the Cascadia Subduction Zone – a line from Vancouver B.C. to Northern California that... READ MORE

The Operating Room of the Future

01/08/2019

People, Process

The Operating Room of the Future

A great deal of research, discussion and innovation in the healthcare field aims to make the operating room (OR) safer... READ MORE

ZGF Speaks: Where to Find us in January & February 2019

01/03/2019

ZGF Speaks: Where to Find us in January & February 2019

AIAS Forum 2018: Seattle Washington January 1: Kate Freels, Associate Principal, was a keynote sponsor and introduced the general session... READ MORE