About

We believe human performance, well-being and inspiration are influenced by the physical environment. We think beyond technical solutions to integrate beauty, materiality and craft into everything we touch. We design buildings, plan communities, create art, and develop responsive, humane environments for all generations.

ZGF Architects is a design firm with an intentionally diverse portfolio including healthcare and research facilities, academic buildings, mixed-use developments, corporate campuses, museums, transportation facilities and ecodistricts. A practice with more than 600 professionals and offices in Portland, Seattle, Los Angeles, Washington DC, New York City, and Vancouver BC, we have an ethos of collaboration, design excellence, stewardship of our natural and built environment, and exceptional client service. In addition to receiving more than 1000 design awards, ZGF has been honored with the American Institute of Architects’ highest honor, the Architecture Firm Award, recognized for “creatively transforming client needs and aspirations into elegant, inventive architectural form, and establishing a standard of excellence and expectation of quality to which other firms aspire.”