Managing Partner, ZGF Architects
FAIA, LEED AP BD+C
For over two decades, Ted has led teams for many of ZGF Architects' most challenging and technologically complex projects, taking responsibility for the programming, management, coordination, production, and construction administration. He has been responsible for guiding the design and implementation of a broad range of research facilities, hospitals, courthouses, and other civic buildings nationally. As a LEED Accredited Professional, he has a particular passion for developing strategies for the integration of sustainable systems, materials, and technology, including the design of one of the greenest buildings in the United States, the J. Craig Venter Institute in La Jolla, California, which will have a LEED-Platinum rating and net-zero energy footprint. He has played a key role in guiding the development of the firm, while also successfully directing and mentoring project teams for a number of clients, such as University of Southern California, the University of California, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, the J. Craig Venter Institute, the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, Bolsa Chica Conservancy, Cornell University, and the University of Chicago. Ted received a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.