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: Michelle Montgomery

11/20/2020

Humans of ZGF, People

Humans of ZGF: Michelle Montgomery

Michelle Montgomery landed in the Pacific Northwest just over a year ago, meaning she spent about six months in our... READ MORE

From Costa Rica to ZGF

10/14/2020

Humans of ZGF, People

From Costa Rica to ZGF

In celebration of National Hispanic and Latin American Heritage Month, we spoke with Ruben A. Quesada about his journey from... READ MORE

Testing Novel Interventions to Treat and Prevent COVID-19 at Fred Hutch

10/09/2020

Projects

Testing Novel Interventions to Treat and Prevent COVID-19 at Fred Hutch

When the coronavirus pandemic hit the United States earlier this year, the nation’s top healthcare and infectious disease research institutions... READ MORE

Engaging Rural Communities in the Design of Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital

10/08/2020

Projects, Thought Leadership

Engaging Rural Communities in the Design of Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital

Community engagement has long been a hallmark of the design process—bringing in diverse voices to provide valuable input and feedback,... READ MORE

Envisioning the Post-Crisis College Campus

09/14/2020

Thought Leadership

Envisioning the Post-Crisis College Campus

As we consider new realities and what the future may hold, one thing is certain: they will be indelibly marked... READ MORE

Four Ways Healthcare Design is Impacting the Future of Design for Higher Ed

09/14/2020

Four Ways Healthcare Design is Impacting the Future of Design for Higher Ed

In 2017, we were tasked with performing seismic upgrades and basic tenant improvements to a 60-year-old mid-century concrete building on... READ MORE