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  • 2017 IIDA Cre8 Design Competition and Fashion Show

    On April 28th, GFF competed in the biannual IIDA Cre8 Design Competition and Fashion Show. Our team included Alix Rios (model), Traci Webster, Emily Noble, Nancy Holmes, and Ashley Hall from GFF.  Architectural firms across Dallas are paired with one soft goods underwriter and one hard goods underwriter to design and create an outfit in…

  • GFF Announces 2017 Promotions

    GFF, Inc. is pleased to announce our recent promotions. In total, 19 architects, intern architects, interior designers, planners and landscape architects were promoted for 2017. GFF Principal Evan Beattie, AIA, LEEP AP has been promoted to Senior Principal in charge of Business Development. Since joining GFF in 2005, Evan has managed complex mixed use and…

  • Aura on McKinney

    Aura on McKinney is a luxury rental residential development on the 1.74 acre former Hope Cottage property in the Knox Park neighborhood on the north side of Fitzhugh Avenue. Utilizing 5-story wood frame construction over a 2 ½ level concrete garage structure achieved a modest density for a podium style project of 110 units per…

  • GFF Landscape Collaborates on Dallas Zoo Elephant Sculpture

    Peter Busby, a well-known sculptor from Connecticut, designed two life-sized elephants sculptures that have been put on display alongside the well-known giraffe sculpture at the Dallas Zoo. The GFF Landscape team designed the surrounding .45 acres site and also assisted the Dallas Zoo with the overall project coordination. This project was the result of a public…

  • Headquarters Office Building

    This company selected a half acre site adjacent to the Katy Trail near Highland Park to build a 15,000 SF headquarters office. GFF was charged with creating a design that would serve multiple generations, with humility and good stewardship. The resulting building is three stories with a limestone base which conceals secured ground level parking.…

  • The Hockaday School Center for the Arts

    “This wonderful Center is not only a culmination of a century of the arts at Hockaday, but also a pathway into the future of the arts in the 21st Century.” – Liza Lee Eugene McDermott Headmistress In early October, The Hockaday School celebrated the recent completion of the comprehensive reconstruction and addition to their facilities…

  • Factory Six03

    One of the most recognizable forms on the Dallas skyline, the 603 Munger complex with its three 20-foot tall roof-top water tanks has anchored the West End for over 100 years. Granite Properties recognized the potential for this landmark structure to attract a new breed of creative office tenants and restaurants, and purchased the complex…

  • Lantana Ridge Office Buildings

    Lantana Ridge is a 175,000 SF corporate office campus developed by Lincoln Property Company on Southwest Parkway among the cedar and live oak studded hills on the western edge of Austin. The linked, three-story office buildings are positioned parallel with a ridgeline forming a visitor motor court on the uphill entry side and with covered…

  • M-Line Tower

    Construction of the five-level below-grade parking structure for High Street Residential’s M-Line Tower has recently bottomed out, and now this long-awaited luxury residential development at the northeast corner of McKinney Avenue and Bowen will begin its skyward journey. The project is located on the former site of the much-loved Uptown Café Express, which will return…

  • Buckner International Family Hope Center

    GFF has designed a new Family Hope Center for Buckner International, a global faith-based non-profit in Dallas, Texas. The new 23,000 SF building will serve the Bachman Lake area community by providing financial empowerment classes, family counseling, humanitarian aid, a licensed after-school program and a youth academy. GFF divided the building into smaller masses and…

  • November Featured Project: Clearfork Office Building

    Cassco Development Co. commissioned GFF to design a pair of office towers and shared structured parking for a 12-acre site at the northwest corner of the newly opened Chisholm Trail Parkway and Clearfork Main Street in Clearfork. (Link to website www.clearfork1848.com). The first of the twin six story towers encompasses approximately 170,000 SF of Class…

  • October Featured Project: Alta Left Bank Fort Worth

    Left Bank is a 13.42-acre multi-block mixed use village which broke ground in September on West 7th Street between downtown Fort Worth and the Cultural District. Wood Partners was invited by the master developer (Centergy) to develop the multi-family residential component at Left Bank, which will be comprised of three city blocks containing a total…