Principal, Senior Architect / Portland
Jeff Yrazabal’s design approach can be characterized as the creation of spaces that are that are informed by a strong social and environmental conscience. He is passionate about designing structures that elevate human experiences and build community. Curating a design process driven by curiosity and inclusivity, Jeff leverages a diverse skill set to solve complex problems and work toward a common vision.
For Jeff, each project is an opportunity to rethink what draws people together – pulling from the diversity of projects, people and communities that he has worked with throughout his career. He holds decades of experience in the civic, entertainment and sports architecture industry, and has designed numerous high-profile collegiate spaces.
Jeff offers an innovative and dynamic form of leadership to the clients and communities that he serves by challenging conventional models of organization. He is skilled at building high-performance teams and follows a design process rooted in creativity, diligence and dialogue between project stakeholders. He is past President of AIA Portland and AIA Pacific NW Young Architect Region Director, and incoming Chair of the AIA’s National Trust Board. Jeff also serves on the Board for Sport Oregon and the Architectural Foundation of Oregon.