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

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

Small Details, Big Impact

04/06/2021

Projects, Thought Leadership

Small Details, Big Impact

Every design detail, big or small, sends a message about who a space is—or isn’t—intended for. In the era of Lean... READ MORE

A Place of Hope Grows in Oregon

03/31/2021

Projects

A Place of Hope Grows in Oregon

The Latino Network is a nonprofit in Gresham, Oregon that lifts up youth and families to reach their full potential.... READ MORE

From One NOMA Fellow to Another: In Conversation with Carl’Drail Cannon & Will Collins

03/29/2021

People

From One NOMA Fellow to Another: In Conversation with Carl’Drail Cannon & Will Collins

The NOMA Foundation Fellowship is a two-month internship program designed to increase the number of minority architects in the United... READ MORE

Harnessing the Power of Community with DC Central Kitchen

03/23/2021

Projects

Harnessing the Power of Community with DC Central Kitchen

As a young nightclub manager in 1989, Robert Egger made two big observations. Throwing out food at the end of... READ MORE

Celebrating Students’ Commitment to a Better World

03/22/2021

Projects

Celebrating Students’ Commitment to a Better World

Social justice, equity, diversity and inclusion (JEDI) are top of mind for campus planners around the world, and architects and... READ MORE