We are excited to announce the completion of the Slabtown Marketplace and L.L. Hawkins. These two projects represent the first completed city block (Block 296) within the Con-Way Master Plan, located in Portland’s Northwest District. The Master Plan, developed by GBD and adopted by the…

GBD is pleased to announce the opening of Velomor, a 6-story mixed-use building and the first to open within the Lloyd District’s new Hassalo on Eighth development. With a total of 657 housing units and over 50,000 square feet of retail space, Hassalo on Eighth…

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…

Kiln Apartments is featured in the June 2014 issue of  GreenBuilder magazine as one of the most energy efficient multi-family buildings in the United States. “They were particularly interested in going beyond LEED Platinum on the energy side,” says Agustin Enriquez V, Principal for GBD Architects. …

We are excited to announce that Columbia Square Tower has broken ground in Hollywood, CA. The 200-unit, luxury apartment building is part of the Columbia Square redevelopment, which includes renovation of three historic CBS Studios structures on Sunset Boulevard. The project also features 30,000 sq.…

Hasslo on Eighth is currently under construction, and the change it will bring to Portland’s east side is starting to be felt.  Cranes are in the air, concrete is being poured, and the three-story underground garage is starting to take shape–one slab at a time…

September 17, 2013

Hassalo on Eighth Breaks Ground

Hassalo on Eighth (formerly known as the Lloyd Blocks Master Plan) has broken ground. American Assets Trust unveiled its vision and name for its new Lloyd District development that will bring over 600 new residences and dozens of local businesses to the area. The project…

The Lloyd Blocks have broken ground, and The Oregonian has reported on the impacts this massive project will have on Portland’s Lloyd District Neighborhood. A San Diego investment trust is preparing to break ground on a development that will bring nearly 660 apartments to the…

GBD Principal Agustin Enriquez has discussed the Kiln Apartments with Brian Libby, author of the Portland Architecture blog. The Kiln Apartments are attempting to meet the Passive House standard, an aggressive energy-efficiency measure that would make them one of the highest-performing multi-family housing buildings in…

A new article titled “Designing for Small Spaces: Curated Life” appears in this month’s Portland Monthly Magazine featuring the Janey Apartments designed by GBD Architects. As lead designer Agustin Enriquez mentions in the article, “We wanted to see how small we could make the units and not…

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