James Lawrence, AIA, LEED AP

Associate / Senior Project Leader
University of Texas at Arlington

James Lawrence is an Associate and Senior Project Leader with GFF, Inc

James received his Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Texas at Arlington. He joined GFF in March 2015 as a Project Leader. In addition to being a registered architect in the state of Texas and Washington, James is a LEED Accredited Professional. James is a Project Manager with 30 years of experience in mixed use, multifamily residential, retail, restaurant, government, corporate and transportation project types. His experience includes project management through all phases of design, production, construction, and administration including the coordination of multiple consultant teams. He has extensive expertise in Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Cloud Computing Systems. Additionally, James is an advocate of Public Interest Design, sustainable design practices, and is a member of the SEED (Social Economic Environmental Design) Network. He chairs the AIA Fort Worth committee on Housing, served on the Steering Committee and Environmental Workgroup for the Tarrant County Community Voices for Health and is a 25-year volunteer project manager with Trinity Habitat for Humanity.

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GFF 2021 Promotions

At GFF we are all excited to welcome the start of this New Year (good riddance 2020!) and we are pleased to kick off 2021 with the announcement of 21 well deserved promotions for members of our team. Each of these individuals has made significant contributions to GFF, demonstrating professionalism, perseverance and professional growth through…

Creating Memorable (Shelter-In-)Places

Since transitioning to a fully remote workforce on March 24, GFF has remained committed to providing the high creativity and productivity levels that our clients and consultants rely on. We are proud of the dedication that our GFF team has shown during these challenging times and we couldn’t have done it without each and every employee’s commitment and cooperation. GFF continues to Create Memorable Places from our home work spaces and for that, we are incredibly grateful to our IT team.

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Our Future is Bright.

Hello 2020! Our Future is Bright. Announcing GFF Promotions for 2020 GFF is thrilled to kickoff 2020 by announcing the promotion of 48 talented architects, interior designers, landscape architects, planners, and operations professionals. These individuals have shown creativity, leadership, and a commitment to our values in creating our most memorable places yet in 2019. Recognizing…

GFF Halloween 2019

GFF celebrated Halloween with our annual pumpkin painting and costume contest! Shout out to this year’s winners: Costumes: 1. Addam’s Family 2. 101 Dalmations 3. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Pumpkins: 1. The Fox 2. Spa Day 3. Spooky Landscape

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GFF Fort Worth Summer Party

GFF’s Fort Worth Studio beat the summer heat by having a summer swim party hosted by Lonnie Burns at his home. The GFF Fort Worth team enjoyed tacos, swam with their families and participated in a badminton competition. Stay cool friends!

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GFF Pet Post 2018

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