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

Redefining the Airport Experience

05/17/2019

People, Thought Leadership

Redefining the Airport Experience

Traveling can be stressful. The expectations are high for airports to continue to adapt as technology advances and the needs... READ MORE

Humans of ZGF: Kent McCullough

05/15/2019

Humans of ZGF, People

Humans of ZGF: Kent McCullough

What do Diane Keaton, the District of Columbia, and data-driven design all have in common? Answer—Kent McCullough is a big... READ MORE

Humans of ZGF: Morgan Krahn

05/15/2019

Humans of ZGF, People

Humans of ZGF: Morgan Krahn

When interior designer Morgan Krahn is not drinking many cups of coffee or joking around with coworkers in our Vancouver... READ MORE

10 Moments of Truth for Workplace Design

05/13/2019

People, Thought Leadership

10 Moments of Truth for Workplace Design

Breaking News: the (fill in the blank) office layout isn’t right for everyone! The right design strategy comes down to... READ MORE

Humans of ZGF: Liz Shearer

05/06/2019

Humans of ZGF, People

Humans of ZGF: Liz Shearer

Liz Shearer relishes in finding creative solutions at many scales. As an Associate in ZGF’s Seattle office, her experience includes... READ MORE

ZGF Announces 2019 Scholarship Winner: Hong Xi

05/03/2019

People, Press Release

ZGF Announces 2019 Scholarship Winner: Hong Xi

ZGF is committed to supporting the next generation of designers, which is why we established the ZGF Scholarship program in... READ MORE