As a Project Designer, Blake brings a critical eye, analytical mind and boundless curiosity to everything he works on; partnering with clients to reveal the unique potential in every project. He has experience with a large variety of project types, including high-rise office, performing arts facilities, and church additions. Blake emphasizes open dialogue and utilizes a versatile skill set with expertise in 3D visualization, high-performance building design and early stage energy analysis to serve clients in the pursuit of excellence during all stages of the design process.
Blake joined GFF in 2011 after receiving a Master of Architecture from The University of Kansas School of Architecture and Design, graduating with distinction and receiving the AIA Student Honor Award. During school, Blake also lived abroad while studying furniture design at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. Blake is an active member of the American Institute of Architects, serving as a committee member and former committee chair of the AIA Dallas Design Awards. He also volunteers weekly with Watermark Student Ministries to mentor local high-school students.
Our firm is a dynamic and multi-disciplinary practice with expertise in Architecture, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, and Planning. With a staff of 127 and offices spanning across Dallas, Fort Worth, and Austin, we bring a Texas-sized commitment to design excellence. We pride ourselves on attracting the most talented and passionate designers who share our dedication to craftsmanship and professional licensure. Over four decades, we have meticulously honed our design process, encapsulated in our guiding Design Maxims. Not only are we creators, but we are stewards of the communities we touch, striving to leave them even better than we found them.
At our core, we’re a team that thrives on innovation, and we’re always on the lookout for new talent to join us in building upon our storied success. We offer an exhilarating, fast-paced work environment where design opportunities abound at every level. Our firm culture is designed to be both productive and enjoyable, where collaboration and creativity are not just encouraged but celebrated. Our three strategically located offices in vibrant areas like Uptown in Dallas, West Bend in Fort Worth, and downtown Austin offer a lifestyle beyond the office, ensuring that your career with us is complemented by the fun and excitement of these dynamic urban locales. Join us, and let’s shape the future of design together.