Education — Campus Planning

Our goal in campus planning is to create spaces that are well-organized and give a sense of place and identity to the institutions we work for. We see a campus as a unique type of city that needs spatial hierarchy, natural features and green space, and useful public spaces for students to gather and learn. We carefully consider the architecture and landscaping of the spaces to make sure the campus is cohesive, functional, and environmentally friendly. We believe that accessibility, beauty, and order have a special influence on a student’s ability to learn.

We have been working in campus planning for many years and have created master plans for some of Texas’ most well-known colleges and universities. We have also been hired to plan campuses for prestigious secondary schools. Our commitment to institutional goals and passion for design excellence often leads to repeat assignments from the same institutions. Following the creation of successful campus master plans, we often work closely with our firm’s Architects and Interior Designers to create memorable buildings for higher education and K-12 schools.

Our People

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

Sarah Wheeler

Project Coordinator

Chris Andersen

Associate Principal + Senior Project Leader

Jeremy Roehr

Associate Principal + Studio Director


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It’s the People Who Make the Place / John Shiver

As Director of Education Practice, Mr. Shiver is passionate about creating memorable places that inspire learning. His 30 years of experience have been solely focused on the education sector for K-12 and higher education projects and clients.

St. Monica Catholic School Renovation

GFF was hired to develop a comprehensive campus master plan accommodating the needs of both the church and the 900 student Pre-K to 8th grade school.

Construction at SMU’s Cox School of Business is Underway

The project will fully reconfigure and renovate the existing three buildings, constructing an additional 65,000 SF while increasing the buildings’ overall efficiency.


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

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.


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

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.