GFF is a distinguished award-winning multi-disciplinary design firm based in Dallas with a record of success that began with our founding in 1982. Today our staff of 117 offers architecture, interior design, and planning throughout the US. In recent years we have received national rankings that include: ARCHITECT 50 (#1 US firm for business), Engineering News-Record magazine’s Top 500 Design Firms, Top 100 Green Design Firms and Top Texas Design Firms, Best Places to Work by the Dallas Business Journal and GIANTS 300 Top Architectural Firms by Building Design and Construction magazine. Over the years, we have had successful engagements spanning a broad range of building types and diverse experience with corporate, real estate, and institutional clients.

Jim West

Principal + Managing Director – Austin

Sara Good

Associate + Studio Director / Project Leader

Zach McLain

Design Leader

Jenna Ross

Interior Design Leader

Jake Chavez

Senior Project Coordinator

Sydney Galloso

Project Coordinator

Gabrielle Duran

Project Coordinator

Woody Owens

Project Coordinator

Alejandra Rodriguez

Architectural Professional

Our Work

Our designers are dedicated to Creating Memorable Places.

Heritage Plaza

San Antonio, Texas


Austin, Texas


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