Gregory Baldwin, FAIA
Much of Greg Baldwin's career has been influenced by his commitment to integrate urban design and architecture through cooperative public and private partnerships. Several of his projects, perhaps most notably Portland's MAX Light Rail System (a recipient of a 2002 Presidential Design Award), have become models for other cities nationally. He has designed complex building projects across the country-- office and mixed-use developments, historic and adaptive reuse, academic and performance facilities, and transit systems-- with clients who have been aggressive in their efforts to enhance the livability of their communities. Greg is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects and the American Academy in Rome. He received a Bachelor of Arts, Master of Architecture, and Master of Architecture in Urban Design from Harvard University, as well as a Marshall Prize and Fulbright Fellowship for his post-graduate studies. He was also the recipient of a Rome Prize in Architecture at the American Academy.
Larry Bruton, FAIA
Larry Bruton's 20 years as a design partner has concentrated more recently on technical design leadership and consistent design quality across the firm. His focus is rooted in the understanding that design excellence stems as much from the care with which buildings are detailed and crafted as the vision that inspired them. Larry has also designed an extensive portfolio of projects ranging from Crown Center's "Link" pedestrian bridge in Kansas City to the Oregon Convention Center Headquarters Hotel. Larry is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, has served on numerous design award juries around the country, and on a variety of boards and steering committees at the University of Oregon. He has continuously coupled his professional activities with teaching, serving as an adjunct professor of architecture at the University of Oregon, where he received a Bachelor of Architecture. He also holds a Master of Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley.
Joseph Collins, AIA, LEED AP
During 29 years of professional practice, Joe Collins has developed a particular expertise in overseeing multidisciplinary teams working with multiple client user groups in a highly collaborative manner. Working from the Portland office, he has directed work on several of the firm's most complex projects across the country. Recently, he has led teams designing large public-use facilities, such as the California Science Center in Los Angeles, the 21,000-seat Conference Center Theater for the Mormon Church in Salt Lake City, and a mixed-use commercial redevelopment of two city blocks (20+ acres) in downtown Salt Lake City. He is a recognized authority on the planning and design of academic and scientific research facilities, including projects at Oregon Health & Science University; the John Hopkins University; and the University of California campuses in Berkeley, Santa Barbara, Davis and San Diego. Joe holds a Bachelor of Environmental Design in Architecture degree from the School of Design at North Carolina State University, and national architectural certification from the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards.
Margaret DeBolt, AIA, LEED AP
Margie DeBolt is the partner-in-charge of ZGF's Washington, D.C., office and has been dedicated to design excellence and service on complex projects for clients that include the National Institutes of Health, the Carnegie Institution, and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Margie was honored recently by the National Institutes of Health with the Mark O. Hatfield Clinical Research Center Award for her support of the mission and unique needs of NIH and the Clinical Center occupants throughout its design and construction. Margie has remained active in organizations such as the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP), Project Kaleidoscope, and Tradeline, where she has delivered papers on trends in academic and research facilities. She received a Bachelor of Architecture from Cornell University.
Mark Foster, AIA
Mark Foster is a design partner whose experience reflects the diverse portfolio of the firm, ranging from transit systems and airports to mixed use buildings and academic facilities. He has played a lead design role on light rail projects in Portland, New Jersey, Pittsburgh, and San Diego. He has also maintained a 20-year relationship with the Port of Portland, working on concourses, offices and airline facilities, as well as retail and concessions at Portland International Airport. His ability to work effectively with academic constituencies has resulted in a 12-year relationship with Washington State University, beginning with a master plan for WSU's new 345-acre Vancouver campus and resulting in over 400,000 SF of new facilities. Mark has been instrumental in mentoring younger staff in the office, providing design leadership in a collaborative, team-oriented environment. He has also led the design of several new buildings on the campuses of George Fox University, Oregon State University and the University of Oregon, from which he graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture. He was also the recipient of a Steedman Fellowship and is a Fellow of the American Academy in Rome.
Robert Frasca, FAIA
As partner-in-charge of design for ZGF, Bob Frasca has been instrumental in transforming the firm from a regional office to an international design practice with a reputation for design excellence across the nation. His passion for creating buildings that fit their surroundings and respond to program, climate and place-- versus a signature style-- has earned him the admiration of both clients and colleagues. The integration of beauty and function unites the broad range of landmark projects he has designed, such as the lighted towers atop the Oregon Convention Center, the dramatic bridge-like structure of Doernbecher Children's Hospital, and the arching steel and glass canopy at the entrance to Portland International Airport. Bob continues to lead the design of new hospitals, academic and research campuses, civic and cultural facilities, and U.S. embassies around the world. He is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, past Chair of the AIA Committee on Design, and served for over 25 years on the University of Washington Architectural Commission of the Board of Regents. He received a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Michigan, a Master of City Planning from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the George Booth Traveling Fellowship to Europe from the University of Michigan.
Daniel Huberty, FAIA
Dan Huberty provides project management and technical design leadership as a partner of ZGF's Seattle office. He serves as partner-in-charge on select corporate, academic and institutional projects. Dan's leadership ability, approach to client service, and technical design acumen have enabled the Seattle office to establish an exceptional list of clients that includes Microsoft, Safeco, Hines, Wright Runstad & Company, the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Bank of America. Dan received his Bachelor of Architecture from Iowa State University, and he is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects. He is a board member for the AIA Trust and on the Iowa State University School of Architecture Advisory Committee.
Ted Hyman, FAIA, LEED AP
Ted Hyman is managing partner of ZGF's Los Angeles office. Much of his professional career has concentrated in the areas of technical design and project delivery. He has led teams for many of the firm's most challenging and technologically complex projects, taking responsibility for the programming, management, document production and construction administration. He has played a key role in guiding the development of the Los Angeles office while also successfully directing and mentoring project teams for leading-edge research institutions such as Cornell University, Northwestern University, the University of California, University of Southern California, University of Chicago and Childrens Hospital Los Angeles. Ted earned his Bachelor of Science in Architecture from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, and is a Board Member of the USC Architectural Guild.
R. Doss Mabe, FAIA
Doss Mabe's sensibilities as an architect and urban designer have been shaped by his decision to study and teach social anthropology for a decade. As a design partner in ZGF's Los Angeles office, he creates architecture in its context-- physical, social and cultural. Since opening this office in California nearly two decades ago, his commitment to community-based design has been visible in his leadership of such major public projects as Exposition Park's revitalization (a national AIA Honor Award recipient), the California Science Center in the heart of south central Los Angeles, and the redevelopment of Santa Monica Boulevard for the City of West Hollywood (another national AIA Honor Award recipient). Doss has also been instrumental in designing projects, both research and healthcare, for recent clients including the University of Chicago, Cornell University, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles and Missouri Baptist Medical Center. He is currently working on cancer centers in San Diego and Honolulu as well as the University City Science Center on Market Street in Philadelphia. Prior to entering private practice, Doss taught at Rice, Harvard and Yale universities, and the University of Redlands. He has remained active in education, supporting the University of Southern California/School of Architecture, where he recently served as a faculty member, and as President of the USC Architectural Guild. Additionally, Doss is on the Board of the Los Angeles Conservancy and is a Regent of the California Architectural Foundation. He has a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Architecture from Rice University, a Master of Architecture in Urban Design from Harvard University, and a Master of Philosophy in Social Anthropology from Yale University.
Robert Packard, Assoc. AIA
Bob Packard is ZGF's managing partner, responsible for directing the firm's strategic, financial and operational activities. In this role for over two decades, he provides vision and leadership, and he challenges management and staff alike to produce the very best at all levels within the practice. He is also an urban designer and participates as partner-in-charge and principal planner on selected projects. Some of his recent projects include The Children's Hospital and the EPA Region 8 Headquarters in Denver, and ZGF's new mixed-use office building in Portland, Oregon. Bob is the chair of the American Institute of Architects Large Firm Roundtable on Excellence in Design and Practice, and is on the Board of Trustees for Willamette University. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Willamette University and Master of Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Colorado College of Environmental Design.
Eugene Sandoval, Assoc. AIA
Gene Sandoval is one of ZGF's newest design partners. His philosophy is based on fresh, holistic and socially responsible ideas that also respect aggressive budgets and schedules. Gene joined the firm in 1989 following his graduation from the University of Oregon. He is responsible for design and design team leadership on architectural, urban design and interiors projects, ranging from academic buildings to regional transportation systems. Gene is currently leading the design of a new headquarters building for the Port of Portland. His other recent projects include the award-winning Athletic Medicine Center for the University of Oregon, the Portland Transit Mall Revitalization, stations for the Sound Transit Light Rail system in Seattle, and a new mixed-use tower that will be the new home for ZGF's Portland office. Gene was honored as one of Portland's top "40 Under 40" business leaders by the Portland Business Journal.
Karl Sonnenberg, AIA, ACHA
Much of Karl Sonnenberg's career has been focused on the planning and design of healthcare facilities. Over the years, his varying roles as partner-in-charge, project manager, senior urban designer or medical planner have enhanced his ability to work with complex user groups and diverse constituencies at academic medical centers like Oregon Health and Science University or for healthcare providers such as Kaiser Permanente and Providence Health System. Karl works hard to translate operational and facility needs into flexible, healing environments that are sensitive to the needs of both patients and staff. His background in urban design has also allowed him to remain sensitive to the broader needs of both the institutions and the communities they serve. Karl is a founding member of the American College of Healthcare Architects, and the former NW Regional Chair of the AIA Architecture for Health Committee. He received his Bachelor of Architecture from Ball State University, which recently honored him with the Distinguished Alumnus Award.
Allyn Stellmacher, AIA, LEED AP
As a design partner in Seattle, Allyn Stellmacher provides design leadership for a wide variety of research, healthcare, civic and academic projects. His passion lies in creating buildings that serve people and the sustain environment through a collaborative design process that arrives at solutions unique to every project. Since joining the firm in 1989, Allyn has played a significant role in the design of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center campus, which involved working closely with multiple stakeholders throughout design to integrate diverse laboratory and research programs into an integrated sustainable campus environment. He is currently leading the design of an environmentally sensitive, integrated science facility at the University of Alaska, Anchorage. Allyn is a LEED Accredited Professional, and he graduated from the University of Oregon with a Bachelor of Architecture degree.
Jan Carl Willemse, AIA
Jan Willemse, technical design partner firm wide, approaches architecture as a synthesis of art and science, infused with a strong sense of social responsibility. He researches and implements strategies that support design and innovation, with a focus on the intelligent application of sustainable building systems and materials. He has applied his knowledge and approach to a variety of technically complex buildings to ensure that the design intent, as a reflection of client goals, manifests itself in all aspects of a built project. These projects have ranged from new children's hospitals in Portland and Denver to Portland International Airport terminal expansions to the California Science Center in Los Angeles' Exposition Park. He has also worked on major research and clinical facilities for clients including Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, and the Oregon Health & Science University in Portland. Jan graduated from the University of Oregon with a Bachelor of Architecture and is a registered architect in the State of California.
Robert Zimmermann, AIA
As a Managing Partner of ZGF's Seattle office, Bob Zimmerman oversees technical design, project delivery, and management of the office. Bob approaches architecture in a broad social context, including in-depth analysis of site, the surrounding community and environmental conditions. His experience includes some of the firm's most complex projects, including the Bellevue, Washington, Regional Library; the Portland International Airport; and Microsoft's Redmond West Campus. In recent years, Bob has been responsible for much of ZGF's international work, including U.S. consulates and embassies in Turkey, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Switzerland and Mexico, in addition to mixed-use commercial developments and other institutional projects in China. Bob holds a Bachelor of Arts from Stanford University, and a Master of Architecture from the University of Washington.