Chris Andersen, AIA

Associate Principal / Project Leader
University of Texas at Austin / University of Texas at Arlington

Chris Andersen is an Associate Principal and Project Leader with GFF, Inc

Mr. Andersen received a Master of Architecture degree from The University of Texas – Arlington in addition to a Bachelor of Science degree in Interior Design from the University of Texas at Austin. During the pursuit of his degrees, he won numerous academic awards and augmented his experience and training with extensive overseas travel, including an extended period where he lived and worked in Europe. He has worked on a variety of projects throughout Texas and the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, as well as projects outside the state and in Canada. His projects have won several awards, and he has proven to be a valuable asset to GFF.

With GFF since 1997, Chris has honed his extensive expertise in both the public and private sectors, focusing on institutional and religious facilities. Projects have included both new construction and renovation/rehabilitation, and have been successfully completed within a wide range of cost per square foot budgets. Chris prides himself in creating closely allied design and construction teams that work together to deliver noteworthy buildings which fulfill the client’s pragmatic and visionary goals. His high profile assignments include First Assembly of God Church, Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration, and New River Fellowship church. He is an Associate Principal at GFF.

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Did you know that May is Historic Preservation Month?

Historic Preservation Month - Church Works + Historic Preservation Did you know that May is Historic Preservation Month? In honor of Historic Preservation Month, we would like to highlight some of the historic church projects we have worked on. First United Methodist Church Dallas Originally constructed in 1924, First United Methodist Church Dallas is an…
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GFF Pet Post 2018

We at GFF love our cuddly companions. See below for GFFers and their furriest friends!


Happy New Year from GFF

GFF celebrated their 35th anniversary and annual Holiday Party at Factory Six03. The newly renovated West End Building was designed by GFF’s own Chris Andersen, Jillian Brooks, Reagan Compton, Larry Good and Traci Webster. Being able to celebrate these milestones at a building close to our hearts made the evening all the more special! Happy…


Factory Six03 Grand Opening

Last night, many gathered to celebrate the grand opening of the newly renovated West End building, Factory Six03.  Among the attendees were GFF’s Chris Andersen, Jillian Brooks, Reagan Compton and Marissa Tang, whom were all part of the design team. Congratulations to the Factory Six03 team on the completion of this project! See below for…


Portrait of a GFFer: Chris Andersen

Meet Associate Principal and member of Lawrence Cosby’s studio, Chris Andersen. Chris has been with GFF for 18 years! When he’s not traveling to his favorite city of Rome or country of Japan, you can find him at his favorite Dallas spot – White Rock Lake. This guy is full of interesting facts. I first…