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 120 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.

David Swaim

Associate Principal + Director of Construction Administration

Kent Pontious

Associate Principal + Studio Director

Mariah Trevizo

Associate + Senior Project Coordinator

Matt Frame

Project Leader

Nicole Capps

Senior Project Coordinator

Santasha Hart

Senior Project Coordinator

Ervin Hirsan

Senior Project Coordinator

Deniz Soydan

Project Coordinator

Marisa Dominguez

Architectural Professional

Leah Coley

Architectural Professional

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