(Image copyright Jeremy Bitterman) Many of GBD’s projects were featured in an October 2014 article in Architectural Record titled “Oregon’s largest city embraces high-density living.”  The article describes some of the idiosyncrasies that make Portland a special place to live, and a special place to…

The award is a shared recognition between Gerding Edlen and GBD Architects. Portland’s iconic Brewery Blocks redevelopment has been selected as a winner in the 2014 Urban Land Institute Global Awards for Excellence competition, widely recognized as the land use industry’s most influential recognition program.…

(Image copyright Nancy Stone, Chicago Tribune) Reporter Kathy Bergen from the Chicago Tribune spent some time in Portland this summer, taking a look at what Portland is doing to boost a growth in exports and direct foreign investment.  During her stay she talked with Kyle…

Portland’s iconic Brewery Blocks redevelopment has been selected as a finalist in the 2014 ULI Global Awards for Excellence competition, “widely recognized as the land use industry’s most prestigious recognition program.” The Brewery Blocks is one of 23 developments from around the world competing for…

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. …

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…

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