GBD Architects
Steve Rupert

Steve Rupert



Steve has more than 20 years of architectural experience contributing to projects that span the west coast while remaining based in his hometown of Portland Oregon.  Since joining GBD in 2004, Steve’s work has spanned a wide variety of project types including hospitality, multi-family residential, corporate headquarters, campus planning, institutional, and senior living communities.  In addition to project management and team leadership, Steve brings a strong understanding of materials and building systems that lends to exemplary collaboration with consultants across all disciplines while leading projects to success.  Steve’s ability to understand client values and track unique program requirements when evaluating solutions leads to cohesive, high-quality, projects from concept thru construction while never losing site of budget considerations.  Understanding that delivery of complex projects relies on collaboration and team contributions, Steve focuses his efforts on supporting project team members through clear communication and an inclusive exchange of ideas throughout all project phases. 


University of Oregon, Bachelor of Architecture, 1997


Land Use Committee Chair, Kenton Neighborhood Association
Interstate Corridor Urban Renewal Area Advisory Committee Co-Chair (PDC)


Registered Architect: Oregon
American Institute of Architects (AIA)
National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)
LEED Accredited Professional

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©GBD Architects Incorporated

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