12/24/2015 | Posted at 9:16 pm

Wishing You Warm Seasons Greetings, & a Happy New Year

The GGLO Jinglers bringing their A-game to the 29th Annual Great Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition. For 18 years this group of caroling commandoes has sung their hearts out to help raise money for the Pike Market Senior Center & Food Bank. Season after season, we have been able to exceed our fundraising goal to benefit…

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11/5/2015 | Posted at 6:30 pm

GGLO Demonstrates the Importance of Active Design

We are excited to announce that GGLO and the Center for Active Design will be presenting at two national conferences this November, speaking on the importance of Active Design and its role in creating healthier neighborhoods and communities. The first presentation will take place at the ASLA Annual Meeting and Expo in Chicago, Nov. 6-9th. ASLA’s…

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9/24/2015 | Posted at 8:23 pm

Got Equity? – PARK(ing) Day 2015 Remembrance

Last week, GGLO’s Emerging Professionals group did the impossible – they upped their PARKing Day game and put on a stunning parklet for the people of Seattle and lucky passersby. As part of the annual PARKing Day celebration, these GGLOers put together  an entertaining, informational and engaging space that we almost wish could have just stayed there permanently….

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9/18/2015 | Posted at 6:59 pm

Why Transportation Matters

Just how much does commuting by bike really matter? As a certified BizCycle workplace and designers striving for climate-friendly communities of all shapes and sizes, we know transit-oriented communities play an important role. Multimodal transportation, and in particular commuting by bike, is front and center in our office conversations and in our project design discussions. Efforts…

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8/5/2015 | Posted at 10:51 pm

GGLO at the Post Alley Hooley!

Hooley (‘hu:li): A wild or noisy party Come on down to the Harbor Steps tomorrow, August 6th from 6-9 pm for the Third Annual Post Alley Hooley! Join GGLO and fellow hooligans as we partake in the live music, beverages, games and art installations from locals across this great city. GGLO’s Emerging Professionals Group is…

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8/3/2015 | Posted at 10:28 pm

GGLO Recognized as a JUST Organization

“Design that stimulates community goes beyond the project design of great buildings and places. Our commitment to community begins right here at home with our own at GGLO.” – Jeff Foster AIA, Managing Principal, GGLO We are proud to announce that GGLO is now part of the International Living Future Institute’s (ILFI)JUST Program. It is…

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6/30/2015 | Posted at 4:44 pm

Bike Month Remembrance

It’s been almost a month since Bike Month wrapped up and our legs are only now recovering! GGLOers celebrated May with teams competing against each other to see who could peddle to the top of the firm rankings in this year’s Bike Month Challenge. We would love to share the numbers with you: Here is…

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5/22/2015 | Posted at 6:53 pm

Bike Month Challenge Week 2 Winner

Some quick updates to all those waiting with baited breath to know how the GGLO Bike Challenge is going: GGLOers have clocked in a staggering 595 trips as of the latest tallying Those trips total over 3,200 miles ridden as of May 1st! Adding these figures up, GGLO riders have avoided the release of over…

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5/15/2015 | Posted at 4:42 pm

The Bike Month Challenge & Our Week 1 Winner!

Biking is, admittedly, a pretty big deal at the GGLO office. Our firm has been an enthusiastic participant in Bike to Work Month (now Bike Month) for many years. We even invested in our own branded bike fleet. Always up for a bit of friendly competition, our staff is currently in the thick of the…

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4/22/2015 | Posted at 8:05 pm

Earth Day 2015 Announcement

GGLO, Skanska and Miller Hull to Design Eastern Washington University Sustainability Center The Sustainability Center will be the first for a public university to achieve the Living Building Challenge Certification. In observance of Earth Day, we are excited to announce that GGLO’s landscape architecture group will be partnering with Skanska and Miller Hull to design…

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