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

Multnomah County Health Department Employees Move in to New Portland Headquarters

03/20/2019

Press Release, Projects, ZGF in the News

Multnomah County Health Department Employees Move in to New Portland Headquarters

Multnomah County opened the new ZGF-designed Gladys McCoy Health Department Headquarters today. Located across the street from Union Station in... READ MORE

Alan Gerencer Shares Insight on Workplace Trends

03/15/2019

People, Projects, Thought Leadership, ZGF in the News

Alan Gerencer Shares Insight on Workplace Trends

A recent Portland Tribune article exploring trends in workplace design features ZGF Principal Alan Gerencer. Alan encourages the creation of... READ MORE

Interior Design Announces ZGF is #1 Most Admired Healthcare Design Firm

03/06/2019

Awards, Press Release, ZGF in the News

Interior Design Announces ZGF is #1 Most Admired Healthcare Design Firm

ZGF is honored to rank #1 among the Most Admired Healthcare Design Firms for Interior Design Magazine’s Top 40 Healthcare... READ MORE

ZGF Speaks: Where to Find us in March 2019

03/01/2019

Lectures / Events, People

ZGF Speaks: Where to Find us in March 2019

2°C: AIA|LA COTE Symposium on Climate Change March 1: Sean McGreal, Principal, will give a presentation on our Honor Award... READ MORE

ZGF Names Six New Partners

02/19/2019

People, Press Release, ZGF in the News

ZGF Names Six New Partners

ZGF is pleased to announce the elevation of six new partners to the firm’s leadership roster: Mitra Memari, Sharron van... READ MORE

Why Healthcare Needs Science Fiction

02/07/2019

People, Thought Leadership

Why Healthcare Needs Science Fiction

When I entered the architecture field in 1992, cell phones barely existed. My job as an architect and designer that... READ MORE