ZGF Architects LLP
Portland, OR, 97205
ZGF's design portfolio includes architecture, planning and urban design projects in multiple industries including academic, healthcare, research, public/civic, urban design, landscape, corporate, interiors. Our mission is to respect the unique qualities of each place, strive for design excellence, and be stewards of the natural and built environment. Our staff reflects a range of disciplines - in addition to architects, interior designers and urban planners - that also includes artists, anthropologists, journalists, registered nurses and engineers. This breadth of expertise gives us the ability to problem solve in a holistic way. With offices in Portland, Seattle, Los Angeles, New York and Washington DC, ZGF's work has been recognized with more than 500 design awards, including the national Architecture Firm Award from the American Institute of Architects. Gene Sandoval is a design partner with ZGF. His philosophy is based on fresh, holistic and socially responsible ideas that also respect aggressive budgets and schedules. Gene joined the firm in 1989 following his graduation from the University of Oregon. He is responsible for design and design team leadership on architectural, urban design and interiors projects, ranging from academic buildings to regional transportation systems. He led the design of the Port of Portland Headquarters Office Building and Parking Garage, the Twelve | West Mixed Use Building which is home to ZGF's Portland office, and the University of Oregon John E. Jaqua Academic Center in Eugene, Oregon. His other recent experience includes the University of Oregon Athletic Medicine Center in Eugene, Oregon, the Eliot housing project in Portland, Oregon, the Portland Transit Mall Revitalization, and stations for the Sound Transit Light Rail system in Seattle. Eugene was honored as one of Portland's top "40 Under 40" business leaders by Oregon Business Magazine.