Architecture

We believe that architecture has the power to enhance the lives of people and the communities they live in. Our goal is to create memorable places that are functional, contextual, sustainable, and mindful of the environment. We work closely with our clients to understand their needs and vision, and to develop creative and thoughtfully designed solutions that reflect their values and goals. We are committed to excellence and design innovation, and we aim to push the boundaries of what is possible in architecture.

Our architecture practice has been committed to serving our Texan communities for over 40 years. We have been involved in large-scale projects that transform entire city districts, as well as historic preservation projects that preserve our history. We are dedicated to making our cities the best they can be, and we are proud to be an integral part of the local fabric. We actively engage with community organizations and non-profits, and several of our architects serve in leadership roles in our local chapters of the American Institute of Architects (AIA).

We have a studio culture that values innovation and equity. Every designer is encouraged to share their ideas and contribute to decision-making processes. We believe that the best ideas can come from anywhere, and we successfully maintain an environment where everyone’s voice is heard and their contributions are celebrated. This approach has fostered a collaborative atmosphere where everyone is empowered to do their best work. Our decades-long commitment to workplace culture, the enrichment of our cities, and design excellence has earned us numerous accolades, including the prestigious TxA Architecture Firm Award in 2019.

Automotive

Our automotive team is renown is known for creating stunning spaces for displaying high-end luxury vehicles.

Faith & Community

The Faith & Community Studio is GFF’s team committed to creating compelling environments for Worship, Fellowship and Education that are spiritually, environmentally and community driven.

M Line Tower

Dallas, Texas

Two Arts Plaza

Dallas, Texas

Pegasus Park

Dallas, Texas

The Hudson

Dallas, Texas

Historic Preservation / Adaptive Reuse

Committed to the value of historic buildings as a cultural resource, our firm has more than thirty years experience in preserving, restoring and rehabilitating historic buildings

Trailhead

Fort Worth, Texas

The Mockingbird

Dallas, Texas

Civic

Our civic design team specializes in creating beautiful and functional civic buildings that reflect the unique character of the communities they serve.

Royal & SH 161

Irving, Texas

Mixed-Use

Our firm is committed to designing contextually appropriate mixed-use projects that add value to the neighborhoods and communities they are specifically designed for.

Multifamily Residential

Our designers strive to create vibrant, pedestrian-oriented residential developments that offer modern living in aesthetically and formally pleasing buildings.

Weir’s Plaza

Dallas, Texas

Heritage Plaza

San Antonio, Texas

Factory Six03

Dallas, Texas

Milestone Church

Keller, Texas

The Ascent

Dallas, Texas

K-12 & Higher Education

Our team has a proven track record of guiding institutions through the process of programming, design, and construction to realize their vision, and we have successfully completed projects on 25 different campuses in Texas and beyond.

9001 Cypress Waters

North Dallas, Texas

Signazon

Plano, Texas

Burgher Haggard Office

Fort Worth, Texas

Harvest Lofts

Dallas, Texas

Asana Deep Ellum

Dallas, Texas

23Springs

Dallas, Texas

Retail / Stores & Restaurant

GFF has a deep understanding of the retail and restaurant industry and we bring that knowledge and experience to all our projects.

Corporate / Office

We have extensive experience in Corporate / Office facilities, having worked on such projects almost continuously for the last 25 years.

Recreation & Private Clubs

Our firm has extensive experience designing highly-functional recreation facilities and private clubs. We understand the specific needs of an client's end-users, personalizing each project to meet the distinct requirements of the individuals who will utilize these facilities.

Cultural / Arts

When we are designing a museum, gallery, performance space, or a cultural project, we strive to create spaces that inspire and enrich the lives of those who use them.

Our People

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

Kipp Schecht

Associate + Senior Project Leader

Jeremy Roehr

Associate Principal + Studio Director

John Shiver

Associate Principal + Director of Education Practice

News

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

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.

Protecting Our Feathered Friends

As cities grow and buildings become taller, the need to protect the earth's bird population is becoming more urgent. Thankfully, there are solutions to mitigate the problem, including guidelines for bird friendly glazing selections and building design features.

About

Learn more about the mission and organization of our practice.

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.

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.

Sustainability

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

People

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