Digital media facade designers Standard Vision have released a video showcasing the design for the interactive media facade at the Marriott in Los Angeles, CA, which is designed by GBD Architects.  From Standard Vision’s web site: Our newest installation is the largest, full-motion media facade…

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…

December 20, 2013

GBD New Hires

GBD is pleased to announce that Tim Grinstead has been hired, as a shareholder, at the Associate level. He brings a vast background in the Project Architect role, including an intelligent use of materials and technologies that solve real-world problems. Tim holds two degrees from Montana…

Portland, Ore. – September 27, 2013 – Today St. Mary’s Academy, Oregon’s oldest continuously operating secondary school, finalized its purchase and took possession of the former University Station post office block in downtown Portland for $7.6 million. The block is located at Southwest Sixth Avenue…

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…

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art’s (PICA) Time Based Art (TBA) festival kicked off Thursday, Sep 12.  GBD supported the festival by designing and coordinating the elements that make up the built environment.  GBD, PICA, and contractor Schommer & Sons worked together to transform a 40,000…

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…

August 29, 2013

2013 Promotions

GBD is pleased to announce the following employee promotions. Congratulations to all!

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GBD Architects Incorporated 1120 NW Couch St., Suite 300 Portland, OR 97209 Tel. (503) 224-9656 gbd@gbdarchitects.com