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

Our Mandate to Address the Climate Crisis

10/28/2019

Thought Leadership

Our Mandate to Address the Climate Crisis

The 2030 Challenge and new energy codes to reduce building’s energy use and climate impact are critical steps forward in... READ MORE

Right 2 Root Empowers Community Resilience

12/03/2019

Projects, Thought Leadership

Right 2 Root Empowers Community Resilience

According to the Center for Disease Control, gentrification and serial forced displacement are powerful, destabilizing forces for communities of color... READ MORE

Humans of ZGF: Orion Keith

12/02/2019

Humans of ZGF, People

Humans of ZGF: Orion Keith

Orion Keith grew up in a small town in North Idaho with a population of 99 people. His dad was... READ MORE

DJC: 3 Campus Projects that Break Down Learning Silos

11/27/2019

Projects, Thought Leadership, ZGF in the News

DJC: 3 Campus Projects that Break Down Learning Silos

Inside today’s interdisciplinary campus buildings, proximity and transparency are fueling new ideas and discoveries. ZGF principal Sara Howell and associate... READ MORE

Expedia Group Featured in The Wall Street Journal: “Office of the Future: More Perks, Less Personal Space”

11/26/2019

Projects, ZGF in the News

Expedia Group Featured in The Wall Street Journal: “Office of the Future: More Perks, Less Personal Space”

The ZGF-designed Expedia Group corporate headquarters was featured in a recent Wall Street Journal article looking at the “office of... READ MORE

Humans of ZGF: Maryam Katouzian

11/17/2019

Humans of ZGF, People

Humans of ZGF: Maryam Katouzian

A project manager and associate principal with more than 16 years of experience overseeing complex projects in Singapore, Hong Kong... READ MORE