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Portrait of a GFFer: Drake Johnson

Meet Drake Johnson. Drake is an Oklahoma native, where he received his Bachelors of Landscape Architecture from Oklahoma State University. Drake has worked across the country in Albuquerque, New Mexico; Portland, Oregon; San Antonio; and has made his way to Dallas. Read below for more about Drake! Even though I am an aspiring landscape architect,…

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2018 AIA Dallas Emerging Leaders Program Graduates

Two GFFer’s, Idaliza Camacho and Tyler Cini, participated in and graduated from this year’s Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) through AIA Dallas, continuing a longstanding tradition for GFF to send at least one representative to the program each year since its inception in 2009. ELP identifies, cultivates and mentors young leaders in three areas of leadership:…

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GFF Receives Two AIA Dallas 2018 Built Design Awards

  “GFF is honored to be awarded by AIA Dallas with design awards for our Factory Six03 and Hockaday Centennial Center projects.  It is rewarding to be acknowledged among all the excellent work being produced by Dallas’ architects. This year’s jury made note of how much Dallas has reinvested in the city center and creating…

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Robert Carr Chapel at TCU Receives a Preservation Project Award

On September 13, 2018, the Board of Historic Fort Worth, Inc. presented a Preservation Project Award to GFF for  the renovation of the Robert Carr Chapel at Texas Christian University. The design team was charged with three primary goals:  increased usability and flexibility, improved accessibility, and updated aesthetics. The chancel platform was expanded, the organ…

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Buckner Family Hope Center Groundbreaking Ceremony

GFF was pleased to have an opportunity to celebrate the groundbreaking of the new Buckner Family Hope Center at Bachman Lake on September 27th with Buckner International and the rest of the project design and construction team. “It was an inspiring event to say the least. We are all very excited to see construction start,…

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PARK(ing) Day 2018

We are excited to announce that GFF’s design for PARK(ing) Day Dallas won a Parkie for Best Use of Space today! Our team worked long hours and braved torrential rain today to make the design a reality. The structure was designed by our awesome team of summer interns, and GFF then partnered with Rogers O’Brien…