Renderings

Dallas Academy

Dallas, Texas

The Langford

Dallas, Texas

Woodcreek Church

Richardson, Texas

It’s the People that Make the Place / Alix Rios

With an eclectic portfolio ranging from build-to-suit corporate interiors and tenant finish-outs, to higher education and retail, she thrives under the challenge of multi-faceted interiors and diverse teams.

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.

Lyra on McKinney

Dallas, Texas

Crate&Barrel

Locations Nationwide

Meet GFF’s Historic Preservation Team: Morgan Harrison

As a multi-generational Dallas native, Morgan is passionate about preserving the historic and cultural resources that the city has to offer as they are integral to her family history.

CB2

Minneapollis, Minnesota

Portrait of a GFFer: Lance Abaya

"My favorite thing about GFF is how they value each individual of the firm, and the importance of inclusiveness in every facet of the practice."

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.

1000 Weatherford

Fort Worth, Texas

Aventerra

Southlake, Texas

West 7th

Fort Worth, Texas

Woodlake Church

Bixby, Oklahoma

Portrait of a GFFer: Zack Sprinkle-Lewis

Zack graduated from Texas Tech University with a Bachelor of Science in Architecture, and a Master's of Architecture.

Heritage Plaza

San Antonio, Texas

Cafe R+D

Dallas, Texas

Did you know that May is Historic Preservation Month?

In honor of Historic Preservation Month, we would like to highlight some of the historic church projects we have worked on.

The Westwood School

Farmers Branch, Texas

The Cooper

Fort Worth, Texas

Meet GFF’s Historic Preservation Team: Chris Andersen

With GFF for over 24 years, Chris has worked on a wide variety of project types including both new construction and renovation/rehabilitation of old and historic properties

Moody Family YMCA

University Park, Texas

Mercer Crossing Landscape

Farmers Branch, Texas

Hope Fellowship

Prosper, Texas

GFF, Fair Park, and The State Fair of Texas: A Thirty-Year Relationship

We are excited about the opening of this year’s State Fair of Texas and proud of GFF’s role in the preservation and ongoing revitalization of Fair Park

Caruth Properties TOD

Richardson, Texas

The District

Edina, Minnesota

IBP 18

Plano, Texas

1407 Main Street

Dallas, Texas

Two Arts Plaza

Dallas, Texas

Portrait of a GFFer: Becca Vahldick

“I love going to shows, playing guitar, and even occasionally moshing. I generally go to smaller concerts or support local bands but tend to be at a concert 4-5 times a month!”

Pegasus Park

Dallas, Texas

40 Years / 40 Facts

GFF is turning 40. Here are 40 numbers to celebrate the 40th year of our firm.

The Alton

Dallas, Texas

Dallas Zoo South Garage

The Dallas Zoo South Garage is a simple building on a complex site, pairing an efficient layout with a visually dynamic façade to promote the Zoo’s mission and brand.

Monitronics

Farmers Branch, Texas

Asana Deep Ellum

Dallas, Texas

3700M

Dallas, Texas

Ross & Peak

Dallas, Texas

Christ United Methodist Church

College Station, Texas

The Mockingbird

Dallas, Texas

Frontier Texas!

Abilene, Texas

Heep Ranch

Austin, Texas

Cascades

The Colony, Texas

Alpha Plaza

Dallas, Texas

Blue Star

Irving, Texas

Monitronics

Farmers Branch, Texas

23Springs

Dallas, Texas

Uptown Station

Dallas, Texas

Anthem Church Master Plan

Broken Bow, Oklahoma

Capital One

Plano, Texas

Life Fellowship

McKinney, Texas

CityLine Market

Richardson, Texas

Jefferson Tower

Dallas, Texas

Harvest Lofts

Dallas, Texas

Quest

The Colony, Texas

Portrait of a GFFer: Kat Wuestner

"My favorite thing about GFF would have to be my passionate and talented coworkers. Working with architects gives me the opportunity to watch my city flourish through the creation and design of spaces and buildings."

Northwood Club

Dallas, Texas

Can We Go Beyond Sustainability?

Resilient, restorative, and regenerative approaches all rely on a comprehensive team and systems approach to creating better built environments

Stephen Pickard Transitions Into A New Role

Stephen Pickard, FAIA, former Principal-in-Charge of the GFF faith-based and non-profit market sector, including the Church Works studio, transitioned to a different role at the end of 2022.

508 Park Avenue

Dallas, Texas

The Slate

Dallas, Texas

Park Place DFW Jaguar – Land Rover

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

Pegasus Park Tower – A Center for Business and Social Impact

The newly renovated Pegasus Park Tower consists of more than 500,000 square feet of office and amenity space that intentionally connects strategic business partners, social impact organizations, academic institutions, and biotech startups.

John Eagle Acura

Houston, Texas

Cityline

Dallas, Texas

1900 Lofts

Dallas, Texas

Arlington Highlands

Arlington, Texas

New River Fellowship

Hudson Oaks, Texas

Park Place Volvo

Dallas, Texas

Alexan Henderson

Dallas, Texas

AG Hill Partners

Dallas, Texas

Hear from our Designers – What’s new in Church Seating?

Furniture for church facilities has shifted in recent years. Here are the trends we are excited about!

MedAssets

Plano, Texas

Portrait of a GFFer: Bradley Dunivan

"My favorite thing about GFF is the high level of design quality within the different departments and ability to collaborate to produce the best result.  No one project is single disciplinary and takes many talented people to create meaningful spaces.”

River Cafe

New Braunfels, Texas

Alta Luna

Farmers Branch, Texas

Grapevine Honda

Grapevine, Texas

Village 121

Plano, Texas

It’s the People Who Make the Place / Jason Cave

As Director of Civic Practice, Mr. Cave is passionate about creating memorable places in the public realm

Market East

Mesquite, Texas

VantagePoint Church

Eastvale, California

Chase Oaks Church – Local Good Center

Chase Oaks Church’s Local Good Center was recently featured on the cover of Church Design’s May issue, in the article titled ‘Design Helps Practice What’s Preached.’

Milestone Church

Keller, Texas

Burgher Haggard Office

Fort Worth, Texas

Alexan Cityline

Richardson, Texas

Corazon

Austin, Texas

Sabina

Austin, Texas

Factory Six03

Dallas, Texas

Royal & SH 161

Irving, Texas

Cielo Vista Church

El Paso, Texas

Heritage Plaza Landscape

San Antonio, Texas

Alta Henderson

Dallas, Texas

Signazon

Plano, Texas

Firewheel Market

Garland, Texas

Trailhead

Fort Worth, Texas

Adaptive Reuse in an Environmentally Conscious Work Environment

In a post-pandemic world where employees may be reluctant to return to the office full time, the inventory of empty or partially occupied buildings continues to grow.

AvreaFoster

Dallas, Texas

IBP 190

Carrollton, Texas

It’s the People who Make the Place / Jon Rollins

Jon Rollins is a leader in GFF’s institutional practice, focusing on university projects, independent schools, cultural facilities and communities of faith, with an additional emphasis on historic preservation and adaptive reuse.

Custer Bridges

Frisco, Texas

Trailhead Social

Austin, Texas

Chisholm Trail

Fort Worth, Texas

It’s the People Who Make the Place / Emily Mendez

Emily Mendez is the Director of Sustainability for GFF, where she leads our internal committee comprised of sustainability representatives across all market sectors

Alta Left Bank

Fort Worth, Texas

Tegna

Dallas, Texas

The Braden on Fifth

Fort Worth, Texas

Portrait of a GFFer: Bryana Cozart

Bryana was born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri. She graduated from Kansas State University with a Master of Interior Architecture and Product Design.

It’s The People Who Make the Place / Brian Kuper

Joining GFF in 1993, and a Principal in the firm since 2007, Brian has practiced architecture for nearly 30 years.

Stacy Green

Allen, Texas

Knox Heights

Dallas, Texas

Promotion Party 2023: Celebrating the Rise of 25 Talented Achievers

As 2023 gets underway, we at GFF are filled with excitement and gratitude as we celebrate the promotion of 25 talented employees.

Alta 289

Plano, Texas

Carroll Pointe

Southlake, Texas

St. Andrew United Methodist Church – Hasley Chapel

Designed as “a chapel in the woods” overlooking the creek and pond on campus, it is reminiscent of Robert’s beloved Arkansas home.