Designing the Future of Care

Our Expertise

Given Design Group (GDG) is an architecture firm based in California that specializes in the design and development of healthcare and medical facilities.

Founded in 2005 by Jesse and Kisha Given, GDG represents a team of creative professionals with decades of combined experience, designing and planning world-class healthcare facilities. Combining our unparalleled experience and personal, hands-on approach, we oversee the entire healthcare architecture process from a blank sheet through to final project completion. Managing architects, engineers, contractors and all disciplines, we transform the way that healthcare facilities are designed, in a more efficient, streamlined and impactful way.

HCAI Specialists

What sets GDG apart is our recognized expertise in healthcare architecture – we are 100% dedicated to this specific field of architecture and design. GDG has unparalleled experience working with California HCAI (Health Care Access and Information), formerly known as OSHPD. By leveraging our knowledge of the procedures, permitting and other requirements that are unique to HCAI, GDG simplifies and streamlines the process of building, modifying and expanding healthcare facilities throughout California.

GDG is reshaping the healthcare field through creative, user-first design solutions. We are reimagining the way that healthcare facilities are designed and built, to better serve patients, medical personnel and the greater community.

Our Work

We specialize in all three HCAI (OSHPD) types:

Hospitals/General Acute Care


Skilled Nursing Facilities


Outpatient Clinics