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 125 offers architecture, interior design, planning and landscape architecture 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.

Maria Gomez

Principal + Studio Director

Ricardo Montoya

Principal + Director of Technical Resources

Brian Kuper

Design Principal

David Boone

Associate Principal + Senior Project Leader

Russell Hagg

Associate Principal + Senior Interior Design Leader

Alix Rios

Associate Principal + Studio Director

Emily Mendez

Associate + Director of Sustainability / Interior Design Leader

Blake Thames

Associate + Design Leader

Todd Toupal

Associate + Senior Project Leader

Our Work

Our designers are dedicated to Creating Memorable Places.


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Adaptive Reuse in an Environmentally Conscious Work Environment

In a post-pandemic world where employees may be reluctant to return to the office full time, the inventory of empty or partially occupied buildings continues to grow.


Learn more about the mission and organization of our practice.