Tyler Cini, AIA, NCARB

Associate / Studio Director
University of Kansas

Tyler Cini is an Associate and Studio Director with GFF, Inc

Tyler Cini is a licensed architect and Associate at GFF. He joined the firm in 2011 with a penchant for groupwork and collaboration, fostering a positive environment both with the client and among the project team. He quickly became paramount to the culture of the firm, serving as GFF’s Cultural Ambassador to the North Texas Business Council for the Arts and On My Own Time Art Show Coordinator since 2012, reinstituting and coordinating intramural sports at the firm since 2011, aiding in marketing efforts, and orchestrating the firm’s new employee orientation since 2016. He has demonstrated a unique ability to logically but passionately resolve the complex problems inherent with projects of varying scales and typologies, aptly managing several ventures and always maintaining composure. He has led or been instrumental in numerous retail and restaurant efforts, and recently focused on leading large multifamily and mixed-use projects.

Tyler graduated with Distinction with his Master of Architecture from the University of Kansas School of Architecture and Design in 2011. He is an active member of the American Institute of Architects, including his graduation from the 2018 AIA Dallas Emerging Leaders Program and peer-reviewing content for the National Convention presentations from 2012-2014. He is also serving on an NCARB Committee at the national level, where he is involved in the creation and editing of questions for the Architect Registration Exam.

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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…
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GFF Announces 2019 Promotions

GFF is excited to begin 2019 with the announcement and acknowledgement of our recent promotions. The group consists of 12 of the firm’s talented and dedicated architects, interior designers and landscape architects. Jim West, AIA, LEED AP was named Principal. Kent Pontious, AIA, LEED AP BD+C was named Studio Director. Jim West joined GFF in…

2018 AIA Dallas Emerging Leaders Program Graduates

Two GFFer’s, Idaliza Camacho and Tyler Cini, participated in and graduated from this year’s Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) through AIA Dallas, continuing a longstanding tradition for GFF to send at least one representative to the program each year since its inception in 2009. ELP identifies, cultivates and mentors young leaders in three areas of leadership:…

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Womble Studio’s Most Memorable Places: DFW Edition

GFF’s mission statement certainly rings true to the spaces and places we create, but our ability to do so is certainly influenced by the way we’ve experienced the beautiful, uplifting, sustainable and authentic spaces and places in our own lives. See below for a summary of the places around the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex—where we live…

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Womble Studio Design Charrette and Lunch

The Womble Studio was recently tasked by a client of ours to help conceptualize and site plan ideas for a potential biergarten-style restaurant space next to one of our multifamily projects under construction in Dallas. As such, we headed down from the office to nearby Katy Trail Icehouse for some inspiration, food and a good,…


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…