Principal and Studio Director, Maria Gomez, received a Bachelor of Architecture in 1992 from Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, located in her native country Colombia. After opening her own firm in Colombia in 1994, she relocated to Texas and joined GFF.
Maria has diverse experience on projects ranging from corporate offices to institutional facilities as well as a passion for sustainable design which has led to her achievment as a LEED-accredited professional. As a valuable member of the GFF team, she was the first recipient of the prestigious Trammell Crow Recognition Award for Outstanding Service.
Maria currently serves as a member of the AIA Dallas Design Awards Committee. She was appointed by the City Plan Commission Chair to the City Zoning Advisory Committee as well as to the Special Sign District and Arts District Advisory Committees. While practicing in Colombia she was recognized with an honorable mention in the Bienal de Arquitectura for her design of Supermercado Tradicion, as well as Winner of Landscape Design Competition for Centro Comerical La Frontera.