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 Employees Fund New Emerging Black Architects Scholarship

06/17/2021

People, Press Release, ZGF in the News

ZGF Employees Fund New Emerging Black Architects Scholarship

In late spring of last year, the murder of George Floyd ignited one of the largest protest movements in U.S.... READ MORE

Embracing the Call for Resilient Healthcare Design

06/08/2021

Thought Leadership

Embracing the Call for Resilient Healthcare Design

When the novel influenza virus H1N1 began circulating across the globe in 2009, our healthcare clients—many of whose projects were... READ MORE

8 Designers Discuss the Meaning of Community

05/20/2021

People

8 Designers Discuss the Meaning of Community

In acknowledgment and celebration of Asian & Pacific Islander (A/PI) Heritage Month, we are spotlighting ZGFers of A/PI heritage from... READ MORE

5 Principles for Bridging the Gap Between People & Transit

05/17/2021

Projects, Thought Leadership

5 Principles for Bridging the Gap Between People & Transit

When I think about the future of Transit Oriented Development (TOD) in the United States, two major recent events stand... READ MORE

What’s Next for PDX Airport

05/06/2021

Projects

What’s Next for PDX Airport

One of America’s favorite airports is getting an upgrade. Building on a long history of work at Portland International Airport... READ MORE

An All-Electric Future: Approaches to Electrifying Our Building Stock

05/05/2021

Thought Leadership

An All-Electric Future: Approaches to Electrifying Our Building Stock

Everyday tasks like cooking, laundry, and running appliances can have a major impact on carbon emissions. Ten percent of all... READ MORE