Duncan Fulton, FAIA, LEED AP

Founding Principal
Kansas University School of Architecture

Duncan Fulton is a Founding Principal of GFF, Inc

Duncan is the co-founder and recently retired Chairman/CEO of GFF, a multi-disciplinary firm with completed work throughout the United States and in several foreign countries. He has over 40 years of experience with a variety of building types, with a recent emphasis on corporate and cultural projects. Duncan’s corporate work includes Capital One’s North Texas Campus, Pizza Hut’s Corporate Headquarters, Nokia Americas Headquarters and regional headquarters for MedAssets and McAfee. He has been retained by many of Dallas’ most notable cultural institutions, including the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, the AT&T Performing Arts Center, the Dallas Arboretum and the Dallas Zoo. One area of focus has been the Dallas Arts District, where he has worked regularly since 2004 on a variety of projects.

Duncan became a member of the prestigious AIA College of Fellows in 1994 and has served his profession and community in many ways. He has written and lectured on a range of subjects including architectural design, planning policy, the Dallas Arts District, training facilities, historic preservation and sustainable design. He has served as President of both the Dallas AIA and the Dallas Architectural Foundation and on the boards of the Texas Society of Architects and the University of Kansas School of Architecture. Civic leadership includes President of the Dallas Assembly, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Highland Park United Methodist Church, Vice-Chairman of Methodist Health System Board, the Dallas Arboretum Board, the AT&T Performing Arts President’s Advisory Board, the Momentous Institute Board, The Real Estate Council Board, the Dallas Architectural Forum Board, the Salesmanship Club and the City of Dallas Urban Design Advisory Committee.


Footprints & New Paths

Effective January 2020, GFF co-founder Duncan T. Fulton, FAIA, LEED AP will step down as Chairman/CEO, and will be retiring from the firm entirely in March, with the time in between spent helping ensure a smooth transition on projects for which he is responsible. Evan Beattie, AIA, LEED AP will assume the role of Chairman/CEO.


GFF Leadership Transition

Effective May 21, 2018 new leadership will take the helm at award-winning multidisciplinary design firm GFF. As part of a long-term transition plan which began in the early 2000s, GFF co-founder Duncan T. Fulton, FAIA, LEED AP will assume the role of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Evan Beattie, AIA, LEED AP will be named…


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…

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KU Reception at GFF

GFF was honored to host a reception for the visiting students, alumni and staff from The University of Kansas. After visiting the Perot Museum with GFF’s Duncan Fulton, our guests enjoyed beverages and hors d’oeuvres, while catching up and talking all things architecture. Rock Chalk, Jayhawks!  


Duncan Fulton Elected President of The Dallas Assembly

GFF President and Chief Executive Officer, Duncan T. Fulton III, FAIA, LEED AP was recently elected as the 2014-2015 president of The Dallas Assembly.   Please visit http://www.dallasnews.com/business/columnists/robert-miller/20140824-the-dallas-assembly-elects-new-officers.ece for the full article.
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Duncan Fulton on the Radio!

Last Friday, Duncan Fulton was featured on the PlayMakers Talk Show with Steve Klein. Listen to the audio from the show below. Duncan’s segment begins at 15:00 –> Your browser does not support the audio element.