Planning — Site Development & Land-Use Planning

We approach Site Development & Land-Use Planning with a profound commitment to leveraging our decades of planning experience. We partner with community leaders and developers to unearth the most sustainable and best-use for each unique parcel of land. Our methodology is deeply rooted in stakeholder input and the lessons learned from our diverse portfolio of projects spanning various jurisdictions. We specialize in crafting plans that prioritize place-making, long-term sustainability, and activation, ensuring that every piece of land serves as a vibrant and integral part of the community. Whether we are tackling challenges in large cities like Dallas, Fort Worth, and Austin or the suburban areas aspiring for distinctive “downtown” spaces, we are prepared to lead the design process. Our seamless integration of planning, architecture, and landscape architecture expertise allows us to design dynamic mixed-use developments featuring innovative architecture and lush, functional outdoor areas in every project we undertake.

Our People

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

Brian Kuper

Design Principal

Evan Beattie

Principal + Chief Executive Officer / Chairman

Brian Moore

Principal + Director of Planning


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

2nd Annual Portfolio Workshop

GFF is hosting it's second annual FREE Portfolio Workshop to assist students in navigating the conceptual and practical aspects of portfolio design and assembly. The virtual workshop will take place on May 31, 2024 followed by an in-person workshop on June 7, 2024 in our Dallas office.

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.


Learn more about the mission and organization of our practice.

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.


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


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

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.