Maria Gomez, AIA, LEED AP

Principal / Studio Director
University Pontificia Bolivariana

Maria Gomez is a Principal with GFF, Inc

Principal and Studio Director, Maria Gomez, received a Bachelor of Architecture in 1992 from Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, located in her native country Colombia. After opening her own firm in Colombia in 1994, she relocated to Texas and joined GFF in 1999.

Maria has diverse experience on projects ranging from corporate offices to institutional facilities as well as a passion for sustainable design which has led to her achievement as a LEED-accredited professional. As a valuable member of the GFF team, she was the first recipient of the prestigious Trammell Crow Recognition Award for Outstanding Service. Maria currently serves as a Board Member for AIA Dallas, specifically as the AIA President Elect for 2019. She also serves on the Board of the Architecture and Design Foundation and is the Vice-Chair for the Texas Society of Architects Design Awards Committee. In 2009 she was appointed by the City Plan Commission Chair to the Zoning Ordinance Committee, a position she still holds today. Additionally, Maria is a Board Member for The Dallas Assembly and is a gradutate of Leadership Dallas’ class of 2019. She has also served as Director of Communications on the AIA Dallas Board of Directors, Chair of Design Awards, Co-Chair of the Committee On The Environment (COTE) and also as Vice-Chair for the Special Sign District Advisory Committee and Arts District Advisory Committee for the City of Dallas. While practicing in Colombia she was recognized with an honorable mention in the Bienal de Arquitectura for her design of Supermercado Tradicion, as well as Winner of Landscape Design Competition for Centro Comercial La Frontera.


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…


2016 GFF Promotions

GFF, Inc. is pleased to announce our recent promotions. Brian Moore, AICP and Maria Gomez, AIA, LEED AP were named Principals. In addition, David Boone, RA was named Associate Principal. In total, 26 architects, intern architects, interior designers and planners were promoted in another record-breaking year for the firm. Moore, graduating with a Master Degree…