GBD is proud to announce the promotion of Aubrey Reagan to the position of Controller, Michael Marcus to Senior Associate and Daniel Nowell to Associate. We are also pleased to announce the appointment of Katherine Schultz as GBD’s newest Director. Congratulations to all!

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…

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…

Photo: DOW East End – designed by Scott Brown while a Principal at YGH. GBD Architects is pleased to announce the addition of Scott Brown, IIDA, LEED AP, as Principal. Scott brings with him 22 years of experience in corporate interior design, with an emphasis…

September 8, 2015

2015 Promotions

We are pleased to announce 2015 Promotions! GBD has promoted Whit Middlecoff and Huan Vo to Associate Principal; Tim Grinstead, Annie Mahoney, Craig Mendenhall, Nathan Orrison and Dustin White to Senior Associate; and Taylor Bailey, Ryan Burt, Ashley Koger, Glen Pak, and Kate Stuart to Associate.…

The Pacific Northwest is surrounded by natural beauty, shaped by tectonic forces over millennia. However, the same forces that have altered the landscape have the ability to significantly alter our lives. In the event of a natural disaster, buildings will need quick and accurate evaluations…

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…

A new report by the Oregonian lists Portland’s top six existing office buildings that are garnering “Class A-Plus” rents.  The list includes Fox Tower, First & Main, Moda Tower, the US Bancorp Tower, and two buildings in the Brewery Blocks.  Of the six buildings on…

AKQA is a global digital agency who established their Portland office in 2012 with the help of GBD Architects.  A recent expansion of their space in Portland’s Brewery Blocks has been featured in ArchDaily.  The Brewery Blocks is also home to GBD, whose offices take…

GBD Spring Recess 2015 included pulling ivy and re-building trails in Forest Park–in the middle of a spring rain storm! We didn’t let a little rain stop us from volunteering our time with the Forest Park Conservancy (www.forestparkconservancy.org), a great organization dedicated to the preservation,…

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