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GBD is Hiring TWO Net Zero Leaders’ Interns

November 30, 2021

GBD Architects is excited to extend the opportunity to engage two Net Zero Emerging Leaders Interns to join our team of designers, leaders, and advocates for 12-15 hours a week for a duration of 12 weeks beginning in January 2022. GBD Architects is proud to be a nationally recognized leader in sustainable planning, design and ...

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GBD is Hiring a Marketing Coordinator

November 30, 2021

GBD Architects is a 53-year-old, employee-owned corporation seeking applicants for a Marketing Coordinator to join our planning, architectural and interior design team. This individual will have primary responsibility of the firm’s marketing efforts, facilitate business development activities and the proposal development process; plus operate independently on a variety of related tasks. The ideal candidate will be ...

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PacificSource wins at the IIDA Design Excellence Awards

October 18, 2021

PacificSource had a big win at the 2021 IIDA Design Excellence Awards. Winning Best in Category for Corporate and Overall Jurors Choice. From IIDA: Jurors were left speechless by this project. Incredible photos and attention to the submittal itself. The jurors appreciated “the complexity of the central connection of the atriums. Proportions were really well ...

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DJC Top Project Awards

September 10, 2021

DJC announces TopProject Winners/Finalists for 2021.  GBD showcased six projects making the cut. Project: PacificSource Health Care Plans HQ Category/Place: Tenant Improvement (1st Place) Owner: PacificSource Location: Springfield Project: 230 Ash Category/Place: Multi-Family (1st Place) Owner: DDG Location: Portland Project: Kado NW Category/Place: Multi-Family – 3rd Place Owner: Holland Development Group Location: Portland Project: Domaine ...

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Oregon Square receives Design Review approval

November 26, 2020

We are proud to announce that the two buildings proposed for the Oregon Square superblock received unanimous Design Review approval at the beginning of October.  Two versions of the buildings were approved that represent 413,000 to 593,000 gsf of commercial office space.  The site is bounded by the Greenloop on NE 7th, and a reimagined ...

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GBD wins IIDA Awards

October 15, 2020

The IIDA Oregon recognized NW Natural Headquarters and Campbell Global with three Design Excellence Awards. NW Natural HQ     People’s Choice Award  &  Corporate-Honorable Mention After 30 years in one of Portland’s most decrepit neighborhoods, NW Natural sought to create a fresh launch point for their image and their culture. The result: A new 175,000sf, immediate-occupancy, ...

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230 Ash Receives 2020 Demuro Award

September 17, 2020

GBD is honored to receive a Restore Oregon 2020 DeMuro Award for 230 Ash. Restore Oregon has recognized 230 Ash as an outstanding example of compatible infill design in a National Landmark Historic District. The most exceptional aspect of 230 Ash is how comfortably a contemporary building was inserted into the historic fabric of the ...

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Multnomah County Courthouse receives Historic Landmark’s Commission approval

September 4, 2020

The renovation of the Multnomah County Courthouse received Historic Landmark’s Commission approval on August 24th.   A landmark of local history and urbanism, the Multnomah County Courthouse (MCC) has been an anchor of civic life in Portland for more than a century. Originally designed by Whidden and Lewis and built between 1909-1914, the full-block building is ...

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GBD wins MAX Reuse Design Challenge

September 1, 2020

TriMet, the City of Portland’s Bureau of Planning and Sustainability and PSU Architecture’s Center for Public Interest Design hosted a design competition for reuse ideas for their soon-to-be-retired fleet of Type 1 MAX light rail cars that date back to the mid-1980s. There are about 20 of the original high-floor iconic MAX cars that will ...

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Xiaofei Ren Wins NAIOP Diversity Scholarship

May 18, 2020

GBD employee and relentless learner, Xiaofei Ren, has been awarded the NAIOP Diversity Scholarship. While she’s not working on architecture design, construction documentation and building permitting on mixed-use, residential, office, high-rise, renovation and master planning projects for GBD, she has been taking part in the Master of Real Estate Development program through Portland State University. ...

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©GBD Architects Incorporated

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