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

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

Humans of ZGF: Jenny Lee

04/29/2021

Humans of ZGF, People

Humans of ZGF: Jenny Lee

Jenny Lee aspires to spark joy with every project she touches. As a senior graphic designer who played a lead... READ MORE

Equity and Social Justice in the Supply Chain

04/19/2021

Thought Leadership

Equity and Social Justice in the Supply Chain

What do building materials have to do with social justice? Typically, when we talk about healthier building materials, we mean... READ MORE

Adaptive Reuse: A Winning Sustainability Strategy

04/19/2021

Thought Leadership

Adaptive Reuse: A Winning Sustainability Strategy

A carbon neutral future is coming – and adaptive reuse is one of the best strategies to get us there.... READ MORE

Catalyzing Discovery, Combating Global Challenges at UMass Medical School

04/08/2021

Press Release, Projects

Catalyzing Discovery, Combating Global Challenges at UMass Medical School

A new nine-story biomedical research building at the University of Massachusetts Medical School will support the development of therapeutics for... READ MORE