Farris Groth is a Senior Marketing Coordinator with GFF, Inc
Joining GFF in 1993, and a Principal in the firm since 2007, Brian has practiced architecture for nearly 30 years. As Design Principal, Brian oversees design work firm-wide and has made it his goal to involve all team members in the design process at GFF, resulting in design solutions that achieve a positive effect on the pedestrian, neighborhood and city. He manages Design Awards submissions to both Dallas AIA and TSA, as well as GFF’s entries to the Dallas AIA Annual Retrospect Exhibit.
Brian has earned many honors, both at GFF and other firms. His awards while with GFF include City of Richardson Community Revitalization Award (2005), D/AIA Citation Award (1998), TSA Design Competition Merit Award (1993), and the Ken Roberts Delineation Competition (1997 Citation Award and 1991, 1992 Traveling Show). His creative outlets include the design and construction of custom furniture pieces and playing music. Brian is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), serving on the TSA Design Awards Committee from 2008 to 2015, acting as Chair of the committee during 2012-2013, and serving on the D/AIA Design Awards Committee from 1999 until 2003, 2008 through 2012, acting as Chair of the committee during 2009-2010, and D/AIA Commissioner of Design 2011-2012.
Brian received his Bachelor of Environmental Design Degree from Texas A&M University in 1987 and his Master of Architecture Degree from Texas A&M University in 1990.
As 2023 gets underway, we at GFF are filled with excitement and gratitude as we celebrate the promotion of 25 talented employees.
GFF is excited to announce three new principals as our firm continues to expand its reach and add diversity of expertise and perspective to our Principal team
In a post-pandemic world where employees may be reluctant to return to the office full time, the inventory of empty or partially occupied buildings continues to grow.
We are excited about the opening of this year’s State Fair of Texas and proud of GFF’s role in the preservation and ongoing revitalization of Fair Park