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…

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. …

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…

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…

Interested in finding out about the products that made the Culver building renovation possible?  Well then check out this article in Architect magazine featuring project designer Agustin Enriquez.

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