ZGF Architects Names Two New Partners
PORTLAND, OR ZGF Architects LLP is delighted to announce that Patrick Cotter, AIBC, OAA, AIA, and Tim Williams, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, have been named Partners. Their advancement will continue to strengthen ZGF's position as a design leader.
"Tim and Patrick advance our strategic vision to make a difference through innovation to bring value to our clients in all the work we do," said ZGF Managing Partner Ted Hyman, FAIA. "Their promotion is part of ZGF's ongoing development of new firm leadership, and their distinct perspectives as design leaders enrich and broaden our expertise."
Patrick Cotter is located ZGF's newest office in Vancouver, British Columbia, also the firm's first office outside of the United States. Patrick founded the award-winning Cotter Architects, a firm with design expertise in large-scale mixed-use, transit-oriented developments, urban design, multi-family and senior housing. ZGF and Cotter Architects joined forces after successfully collaborating on multiple projects, including 3 Civic Plaza, a 52-story mixed-use development in Surrey, B.C. Patrick holds a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of British Columbia.
Tim Williams, who recently relocated from ZGF's Seattle office to the Washington, D.C. office, plays an instrumental role in the development of landmark projects for cities, universities, and corporations across the country. A common thread in his work is successfully managing the design of complex and flexible facilities that advance innovation, collaboration, historic restoration, and sustainability.
The most recent of Tim's projects include: the LEED-Platinum certified historic restoration of Seattle's King Street Station, a recipient of both the AIA National Institute Honor Award for Architecture and the National Trust for Historic Preservation's National Preservation Honor Award; the LEED-Gold certified Molecular Engineering & Sciences Building at the University of Washington; the Nintendo of America Headquarters; and the Cascade Bicycle Club Headquarters, recipient of an AIA Seattle Honor Award.
Williams holds a Master of Architecture from the University of Washington and a Bachelor of Arts from Kenyon College.