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

Installation Interview: Ashley Dimick

07/15/2019

Lectures / Events, People

Installation Interview: Ashley Dimick

We’re putting a playful twist on our Sketchbook Interviews series, which explores the sketchbooks found on desks all around the... READ MORE

Humans of ZGF: Alyssa Stein

07/10/2019

Humans of ZGF, People

Humans of ZGF: Alyssa Stein

Following her Baltimore upbringing and a 10-year stint in Philadelphia, architectural designer Alyssa Stein is making herself at home in... READ MORE

ZGF Speaks: Where to Find Us in July 2019

07/03/2019

ZGF Speaks: Where to Find Us in July 2019

California Higher Education Sustainability Conference, Santa Barbara, CA July 10th: Amanda Snelson, Associate Principal, will speak about ZGF’s project, the... READ MORE

VIDEO: Shaping the Seattle Children’s Building Care Expansion Project

06/27/2019

Projects, Videos

VIDEO: Shaping the Seattle Children’s Building Care Expansion Project

In a nondescript warehouse five miles from the Seattle Children’s main campus, teams have spent the past 18 months informing... READ MORE

The EVTOLS Are Coming: Insights from Uber Elevate Summit with Jerome Unterreiner

06/26/2019

Thought Leadership

The EVTOLS Are Coming: Insights from Uber Elevate Summit with Jerome Unterreiner

Once limited to the Jetsons family on your TV, aerial rideshare is closer to reality than ever. Recently, Uber unveiled... READ MORE

Road Map to Water-Resilient Future for Los Angeles

06/24/2019

People, Thought Leadership

Road Map to Water-Resilient Future for Los Angeles

(pictured from top left to right: Azya Jackson, Joel Cesare, Mia Lehrer, Charles Kelley) This month, ZGF’s Project Performance Team... READ MORE