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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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230 Ash Receives LEED Platinum Award

April 29, 2020

We are pleased to announce 230 Ash has received the highest LEED certification possible – Platinum. LEED analyzes a building’s impact on the environment and evaluates decisions made in site selection, energy and water use efficiency, the materials used for construction, indoor air quality, and sustainability. The award is a recognition of a building’s design ...

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US Customs House Wins Restore Oregon’s DeMuro Award

November 12, 2019

The DeMuro Award promotes historic preservation and reuse in Oregon by celebrating outstanding rehabilitation projects, and sharing the lessons learned from those case studies. It also honors the legacy of our community member, Art DeMuro, whose career embodied vision, persistence, creativity, excellence, and sound economics. GBD’s U.S. Custom House renovation was honored to be a ...

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Craig Norman wins IIDA Oregon’s Legacy Award

October 12, 2019

The Legacy Award recognizes a person, company or organization whose contributions have advanced the Interior Design profession and enriched Interior Design in Oregon. They show exemplified traits with values held by the IIDA Oregon Chapter, including advocacy, mentorship, design innovation and sustainable leadership. We are thrilled that the winner of this year’s Legacy Award is ...

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Hassalo on Eighth Becomes First Project in the World to Achieve LEED V4 Platinum Certification for Neighborhood Development

June 10, 2019

We are excited to announce that, among its many achievements, Hassalo on Eighth has become the world’s first recipient of the LEED v.4 for Neighborhood Development (LEED v4 ND) Platinum Certification.  Located in the heart of Portland’s Lloyd neighborhood, Hassalo on Eighth transformed an existing asphalt parking lot into a thriving community, with three mixed-use ...

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Block 216 Receives Design Approval

December 14, 2018

Yesterday the Portland Design Commission unanimously approved Block 216. This milestone building will be Portland’s first project built on the Greenloop, and the largest development in the city since the US Bank Tower! The 35-story mixed-use tower will house condos, hotel, offices, retail, parking, event space, as well as a spa and restaurant on the 20th ...

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©GBD Architects Incorporated

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