GFF Office Blog

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…

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…

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,…

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…

‘On My Own Time’ Gallery 2018

This summer, GFF held our seventh annual 'On My Own Time' gallery at the Kettle Art Gallery in Deep Ellum, where we showcased various types of artwork created by our employees. The North Texas Business Council for the Arts’ (NTBCA) On My Own Time program is an annual, regional competition showcasing individual talents of corporations’ employees outside of the…

GFF’ers Advance in the Sukkah Project Competition

On August 4, the jury of the newly launched DFW design-build competition, The Sukkah Project, selected ten finalists whose entries will be built as the second stage of the competition. Two of those finalists were Blake Thames, GFF Project Leader, and Jonathan Rollins, GFF Principal. All in all, twenty-eight designs were submitted by architects, artists…