Landscape Architecture

Our passionate team of Landscape Architects excel in the design and planning of successful outdoor spaces of all kinds, from public trail systems and prolific parks to commercial plazas and residential amenity spaces. We also offer a unique and valuable design advantage to our clients. Working side-by-side with our colleagues in other GFF studios, our collaborative multidisciplinary approach allows us to realize profound influence over the design of open spaces that tie the surrounding context together. Through thoughtful placemaking, our designs weave a story through the landscape, meant to inspire, connect, and enhance the experience of all who encounter them.

Blue Star

Irving, Texas

The Cooper

Fort Worth, Texas

Princeton Crossroads

Princeton, Texas

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.

Mercer Crossing Landscape

Farmers Branch, Texas

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.

Stacy Pointe

Allen, Texas

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.

Multifamily Residential

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

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

Automotive

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

Corporate / Office

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

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.

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.

Civic

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

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.

Heritage Plaza Landscape

San Antonio, Texas

Heritage Plaza Landscape

San Antonio, Texas

Our People

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

Brad Smith

Senior Landscape Architecture Leader

Brian Moore

Principal + Director of Planning

Laura Cornell

Associate Principal + Director of Landscape Architecture

Evan Beattie

Senior Principal + Chief Executive Officer / Chairman

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

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New Project Opportunities

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People

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

Sustainability

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.