Just as much as we dedicate ourselves to designing sustainable buildings, GBD also commits to upholding healthy practices within our office. This includes how we get to work, how we do our work, and our personal practices while we’re here. Thanks to dedication and commitment…

We’re excited to announce that each of Hassalo on Eighth’s three multifamily buildings just received U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED for Homes PLATINUM certification! These awards confirm the importance of sustainability thinking beyond the individual building level. Hassalo added more than 650 units of housing to…

November 3, 2015

GBD WINS TWO IIDA AWARDS

We are very pleased to have won two awards at the 2015 IIDA Oregon Design Excellence Awards ceremony. The renovation of U.S. Bancorp Tower-Unico Tower and Plaza Atrium received Best in Category for Interior Urbanism, and AKQA received the Gray Award – presented by title sponsor GRAY…

Kiln Apartments were awarded the 2030 Challenge Design Award by the AIA’s Portland chapter at their annual awards ceremony on November 7, 2014.  The 2030 Challenge asks the global architecture and building community to target a 60% reduction target  for the energy consumption of all new…

The Culver building at SW 12th and Alder was featured on the Portland Architecture blog.  The article reads: The Culver building at SW 12th and Alder has long kept a discrete profile, its ground-floor dry cleaning business one of the only visible retailers and an…

Sustainable Business Oregon has tallied the architecture firms in the state that employ the most LEED APs.  The result?  GBD is #2!  With 42 LEED AP’s and counting, we’re honored to hold the #2 spot, but don’t see any reason we can’t make it to…

The Maryhill Museum of Art has won Engineering News-Record Northwest Region’s “Best Cultural Project” award.  The article reads: A tight budget, a rural location on the cliffs above the Columbia River Gorge and a jobsite attached to a 100-year-old museum listed on the National Register…

The Oregonian reported that the Maryhill Museum of Art has seen a 30% rise in attendance since the completion of their expansion, which was completed by GBD in 2012.  The article reads: Maryhill Museum of Art announced Wednesday that attendance this year increased by nearly 30 percent over…

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