With over 30 years in practice and a combined 300 years of experience, we are leaders in design for healthcare, mission critical, science and technology and hospitality based in the pacific northwest.
“Our guiding commitment was to design a new hospital that focused on the patient experience, that was a very functional building of quality, and that was finished on budget, on schedule , and safely – and our team brilliantly did just that.” Allison Garr, Former Administrator, MultiCare.
Our mission is to serve as strategic allies, providing expert knowledge from senior-level staff and principals, exceptional design, and cost conscious delivery.
Our extensive design and planning expertise can be applied in any context where service, technology, innovation, and human interaction are woven. We have diversified our market sector offering beyond healthcare. We now have experience and expertise in Mission Critical, Science & Technology, and Hospitality.
Our principals are actively engaged in projects, crafting architectural solutions that not only serve our clients, but our community as well. In the facilitation of strong client relationships, we know how to ask the right questions, listen to the answers, and build consensus.
Healthy, sustainable design has been a core competency of our practice for many years. Responsive design can improve healing, morale, productivity, recruitment, and return on investment.
Their understanding of imaging equipment requirements and processes is second to none. WIthout exception, the projects completed with GBJ have gone smoothly and my job has been made easier.
The firm of GBJ exuded professionalism every step of the way. Their organization and follow through maintained our confidence throughout the entire process. I am pleased to be able to unconditionally recommend this company.
It’s nice to surround yourself with experts who help you through a process, keeping you on track, providing great advice. They spent a lot of time and effort to help us maximize the space we have. It’s far exceeded my expectations as did the whole experience.
In my years of project management I have had the opportunity to work with numerous architects, and I have found GBJ to be particularly dedicated and talented and a delight to work with.
No other firm I have worked with has demonstrated such high quality teamwork, flexibility and structural knowledge.
I cannot stress enough how enjoyable it is to work with architects like GBJ who listen when we talk, who turn problems into success, and who made our dreams into a beautiful reality.
They were open to exploring and including new and innovative concepts and created a building that provides a wonderful healing environment for our patients and their families.
It seems that no matter how difficult the circumstances were the design team was able to grasp the problem and respond with an imaginative and resourceful solution.
No matter how complex the project, or politically charged the issues, the design team from Giffin Bolte Jurgens helped us over the hurdles and managed to make the process enjoyable at the same time.
GBJ consistently delivers first rate architectural leadership wrapped in the personal conviction and dedication of its staff to principles of quality and customer service.
GBJ truly has the customer's best interest in mind and their actions support that.
The physicians, staff, and patients were thrilled with the facility. Not only did it exceed our expectations, but it has also won several design and construction awards.
Our new Emergency Department provides a healthy, healing environment that will allow our staff to provide high quality care to our community.
They ask questions and really dig in to understand the needs of each area based upon our diverse patient population. This is done in conjunction with offering expertise that aligns with the overall mission statement of the organization.
Patient and willing teachers in guiding us along the process, and always focus on what will provide the best patient flow and care.