Board Service

GFF is committed to making an impact in our communities. In Dallas, Fort Worth and Austin, members of our firm serve as leaders and Board Members within organizations that seek to make our cities better places for all. We value the connections we form with other leaders, being engaged in the communities in which we live and are eager to be of service to the people whose lives these organizations affect.

ACE Mentor Program of Austin, Jim West, Communications Board Member

AIA Emerging Leaders Program, Mariah Trevizo, Chair

Architecture and Design Foundation, Maria Gomez, Board Member, Treasurer

Aspire, Russell Hagg, Board Member

City of Dallas City Center TIF District (Reinvestment Zone 5), Evan Beattie, Board Member

City of Dallas Development Stakeholder Committee, Evan Beattie, Board Member

City of Dallas Downtown Connection TIF (Reinvestment Zone 11), Evan Beattie, Board Chair

City of Dallas North Oak Cliff Municipal Management District, Evan Beattie, Board Member

Dallas Arboretum, Maria Gomez, Board Member

Dallas Architecture Forum, Maria Gomez, Board Member

Dash for the Beads, Taylor Catalano, Board Member

Downtown Dallas, Inc., Evan Beattie, Board Member

Farmers Market Stakeholders Association, Levi Hooten, Board Member

Greater Dallas Planning Council, Brian Moore, Board Member

Highland Park Alumni Association, Amanda Kalescky, Board Member

Historic Waxahachie, Inc., Loren Boynton, Board Member

Kessler Neighbors United Streetscape, Jacquelyn Block, Board Chair

North Texas Master Naturalists, Danielle LoPresti, Committee Chair

Oak Cliff Society of Fine Arts, Danielle LoPresti, Executive Board Member

Ridgewood Park United Methodist Church, Grant Wickard, Board of Trustees – Chairman

Temple Emanu-El, Jon Rollins, Executive Committee Member

Texas Tech University College of Architecture Alumni Advisory Board, Stephen Pickard, Board Member

Trinity Commons Foundation, Evan Beattie, Board Member

United To Learn, Farris Groth, Board Member

Wesley-Rankin Community Center, Amanda Kalescky, Board Member & Facilities Management Committee Chair

Our People

Our firm is a dynamic and multi-disciplinary practice with expertise in architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, and planning.

Jim West

Principal + Managing Director – Austin

Grant Wickard

Associate Principal + Senior Project Leader

Brian Moore

Principal + Director of Planning

Our Work

Our designers are dedicated to Creating Memorable Places.


Read the latest news about our work and learn more about our firm culture

Turning On A New Light

We are excited to start 2024 with a new logo, inspired by our new headquarters in the heart of the vibrant Victory Park neighborhood of Dallas. This transition is more than just a change of logo and address; it is an improved reflection of who we are and where we want to go as an industry-leading, design-focused firm.

Designing Spaces that Reflect Our Clients’ Mission

In honor of Historic Preservation Month, GFF will be a Bronze Sponsor for the 2023 Preservation Dallas Preservation Achievement Awards on May 17th, 2023.

Life Fellowship Church Unveils Newly Transformed Campus

GFF developed a new comprehensive campus master plan for Life Fellowship Church (LFC) located in McKinney, Texas, which includes renovation and expansion of their current campus to include a 1,200-seat future worship center, a weekday preschool, additional adult classrooms, and an administrative suite on a very compact site.

Protecting Our Feathered Friends

As cities grow and buildings become taller, the need to protect the earth's bird population is becoming more urgent. Thankfully, there are solutions to mitigate the problem, including guidelines for bird friendly glazing selections and building design features.


Learn more about the mission and organization of our practice.


Our staff of 140 offers architecture, interior design, planning and landscape architecture throughout the US

We Are Hiring!

We offer a dynamic and stimulating work environment, competitive salary/benefits and advancement potential at all levels for Architects, Interior Designers, Landscape Architects, Planners and our Operations Team.

New Project Opportunities

Please contact us if you are a prospective client with a new project opportunity that you would like to discuss with out experts.


GFF carefully considers the resources of our clients and our planet to create healthier, higher performing environments.