Lance Braht, AIA

Associate Principal + Senior Design Leader

Kansas State University / Harvard Graduate School of Design

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    A black and white portrait of Lance Braht, an Associate Principal and Senior Design Leader with GFF, in front of a white background.
    Lance Braht is an Associate Principal and Senior Design Leader with GFF.

    In 2004, Lance joined GFF as an Associate Principal and a Senior Design Leader. Lance brings 40 years of experience in architecture and interior design for a wide variety of corporate, private and real estate clients. Through his extensive experience, Lance has developed a talent for understanding client’s goals and translating this into workable, cost-effective and creative design solutions. Lance begins each project with a collaborative approach that keeps his work fresh and produces innovative results that, throughout the years, have garnered an impressive number of award winning projects.

    These awards include numerous Dallas AIA Citation Awards, Texas Preservation Achievement Awards, Texas ULI Innovation Award, TX Urban Design Awards of the Greater Dallas Planning Council, and an Interior Design Faith and Form Publication Award.  Prior to GFF, honors include the James Harrison Steedman Fellowship Award First Alternate, the TSA Design Competition Merit Award, and the AIA Journal Delineation Merit Award.  He has been a design critic at the Boston Architectural Center and the University of Texas at Arlington.

    Lance holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Kansas State University and received his Master of Architecture from Harvard University. Lance practiced architecture in Boston for eight years before moving to Dallas in 1989.

    Our People

    Our firm is a dynamic and multi-disciplinary practice with expertise in architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, and planning.

    Evan Beattie

    Principal + Chief Executive Officer / Chairman

    Laura Cornell

    Associate Principal + Director of Landscape Architecture

    Grant Wickard

    Associate Principal + Senior Project Leader

    Maria Gomez

    Principal + Studio Director

    Our Work

    Our designers are dedicated to Creating Memorable Places.


    Read the latest news about our work and learn more about our firm culture

    2nd Annual Portfolio Workshop

    GFF is hosting it's second annual FREE Portfolio Workshop to assist students in navigating the conceptual and practical aspects of portfolio design and assembly. The virtual workshop will take place on May 31, 2024 followed by an in-person workshop on June 7, 2024 in our Dallas office.

    Turning On A New Light

    We are excited to start 2024 with a new logo, inspired by our new headquarters in the heart of the vibrant Victory Park neighborhood of Dallas. This transition is more than just a change of logo and address; it is an improved reflection of who we are and where we want to go as an industry-leading, design-focused firm.

    Designing Spaces that Reflect Our Clients’ Mission

    In honor of Historic Preservation Month, GFF will be a Bronze Sponsor for the 2023 Preservation Dallas Preservation Achievement Awards on May 17th, 2023.

    Life Fellowship Church Unveils Newly Transformed Campus

    GFF developed a new comprehensive campus master plan for Life Fellowship Church (LFC) located in McKinney, Texas, which includes renovation and expansion of their current campus to include a 1,200-seat future worship center, a weekday preschool, additional adult classrooms, and an administrative suite on a very compact site.


    Learn more about the mission and organization of our practice.


    Our staff of 140 offers architecture, interior design, planning and landscape architecture throughout the US

    We Are Hiring!

    We offer a dynamic and stimulating work environment, competitive salary/benefits and advancement potential at all levels for Architects, Interior Designers, Landscape Architects, Planners and our Operations Team.


    GFF carefully considers the resources of our clients and our planet to create healthier, higher performing environments.

    New Project Opportunities

    Please contact us if you are a prospective client with a new project opportunity that you would like to discuss with out experts.