Briggs MacDonald’s work ranges from residential and hospitality to commercial and institutional. He has formerly held positions as Principal at Alamosa Design Associates, Director of Interior Architecture at EHDD Architecture, and as Design Director at Mancini Duffy, all in San Francisco. Mr. MacDonald has also worked with Andree Putman and Vignelli Associates in New York. In addition to his private practice, he currently teaches design at California College of the Arts (CCA). His work has been featured in numerous publications. He received his Bachelor of Architecture from the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc)


SF Examiner Magazine, Vitra Showroom August, 1999
Contract Design Magazine, Jaguar Showroom, April 1999
Interior Design Magazine, Publicis & Hal Riney, March 1999
San Francisco AIA Honor Award for Large Commercial Space,
Publicis & Hal Riney, 1999
San Francisco Examiner Magazine, Publicis & Hal Riney, 1999
Los Angeles AIA Merit Award, Post Logic, 1992
Design Vignelli, Rizzolli Books, Vignelli Offices and Barneys,
New York, NY, 1990
Mondo Materials Abrams Books, 1990
Interior Design Magazine, Ebel Showroom and Ebel headquarters,
New York, NY, March 1989
Interiors Magazine, Vignelli Offices, New York, NY, 1987
Architectural Record, Vignelli Offices, September 1986
GA Houses, 2,4,6,8 House and Sedlack House, Morphosis 1981


Anchor Brewery, San Francisco
Applied Underwriters, Foster City, California
Homewood Suites, Newark, California
Woodside Residence, Mill Valley, California
1 Kearny, San Francisco, California
Bean Pole Retail, Seoul, South Korea
Zuckert Clark Residence, San Francisco, California
Artemide Showroom, San Francisco, California
Salt House Restaurant, San Francisco, California
Park Central Hotel, New York City, New York
SF Westin Market Street, San Francisco, California
The InterContinental Clement Monterey, Monterey, California
The Westin Harbour Island, Tampa, Florida
The Westin Canal Place, New Orleans, Louisiana
The Westin San Diego, San Diego, California
Hollinger Residence, Santa Monica, California
English Studios, Redwood City, California
Indelicato Residence, Tiburon, California
Vitra, Inc., San Francisco, California
Artemide, San Francisco, California
Ganter O’Brien Residence, Mill Valley, California
Winter Residence, San Francisco, California
Winter Residence, Saint Helena, California
Scatena Residence, San Francisco, California
Exigen, San Francisco, California
Design Within Reach, San Francisco, California
Baker McKenzie, San Francisco, California
Next Office, San Francisco, California
Lawler + Lawler, San Francisco, California
KPMG, Anchorage, Alaska
ABN AMRO, San Francisco
CAPCO, San Francisco, California
Donaldson, Lufkin, Jenrette, San Francisco, California
Personify, San Francisco, California
Hal Riney & Partners, San Francisco, California
Green Glen, San Francisco, California
Shedd Aquarium, Chicago, Illinois
Bay Tree Bookstore and Graduate Student Commons, Santa Cruz, California
Menlo College Library, Atherton, California
Olympic College Library, Bremerton, Washington
Gleeson Library Addition, San Francisco, California
Dorrain Zief Law Library, San Francisco, California
UC Santa Cruz Graduate Commons and Cafe, Santa Cruz, California
Autobahn Motors, Mercedes Benz Dealership Facilities, Belmont, California
Jaguar Showroom, San Rafael, California
Lexus Showroom and Dealership Facilities, San Rafael, California
Stanford Art Department Study, Stanford University, California
Recreation Clubhouse, Las Vegas, Nevada
Recreation Clubhouse, Henderson, Nevada
Vitra Seating Inc, Los Angeles, California
King Residence, Los Angeles, California
Baigelman Residence, Hollywood, California
Cohen Residence, Brentwood, California
Delisle Residence, Santa Monica, California
Post Logic Video, Los Angeles, California
C & C Music Factory, New York City, New York
Bad Animals Recording Studio, Seattle, Washington
Vitra Seating, Inc, Showroom, New York City, New York
Vitra Seating, Inc, Showroom, Chicago, Illinois
Studio I, New York, New York
Bess Cutler Gallery, New York, New York
Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, New York
Crandall Loft, New York, New York
Residential Loft Space, New York, New York
Sloan Kettering Memorial Cancer Center, New York, New York
K I Showroom, Chicago, Illinois
Ebel USA Corporate Headquarters, New York, New York
Ebel Showroom Building, New York, New York
Edelman Residence, New York, New York
Vignelli Offices, New York, New York
Barney’s, New York, New York
Georgian House Renovation, London, England
Low-Cost Elderly Housing, Bern, Switzerland
University of Bern Underground Library, Bern, Switzerland
Pathology Laboratory Building, Bern, Switzerland
Restaurant Building, Bern, Switzerland
Housing Project, Baghdad, Iraq
Sedlak House, Los Angeles, California
2,4,6,8 House, Los Angeles, California