GFF Landscape Collaborates on Dallas Zoo Elephant Sculpture

Peter Busby, a well-known sculptor from Connecticut, designed two life-sized elephants sculptures that have been put on display alongside the well-known giraffe sculpture at the Dallas Zoo. The GFF Landscape team designed the surrounding .45 acres site and also assisted the Dallas Zoo with the overall project coordination. This project was …

Headquarters Office Building

This company selected a half acre site adjacent to the Katy Trail near Highland Park to build a 15,000 SF headquarters office. GFF was charged with creating a design that would serve multiple generations, with humility and good stewardship. The resulting building is three stories with a limestone base which …

Portrait of a GFFer: Brittney Cook

Meet Brittney Cook. Brittney was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma and moved to Norman to attend The University of Oklahoma. There she received her Bachelor’s in Architecture with distinction in 2013. She has two minors in Construction Science and Environmental Studies. Brittney is an only child, but has been fortunate to have gained …

The Hockaday School Family Center for the Arts

“This wonderful Center is not only a culmination of a century of the arts at Hockaday, but also a pathway into the future of the arts in the 21st Century.” – Liza Lee Eugene McDermott Headmistress In early October, The Hockaday School celebrated the recent completion of the comprehensive reconstruction …

Portrait of a GFFer: Jason Bennett

Meet Jason Bennett. Born in Syracuse, New York and raised in Tampa Florida from the age of three, Jason only wanted to be three things when he was growing up: first, an Animator, second, an Archaeologist, finally, an Architect. After graduating from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor Degree in Environmental Design, Jason …

Portrait of a GFFer: English Minter

Meet English Minter; A Dallas native and country girl through and through. After graduating from Abilene Christian University with a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design and minor in art, English joined the GFF team in 2014. She is now a Design Coordinator in the Interiors Studio. See below for more …

Portrait of a GFFer: Jonathan Creel

Meet Jonathan Creel. Jonathan hails from Odessa, Texas and went to Texas Tech University where he received his architecture credentials.  After completing college, he and his now wife made the trek to the big D to try and place a stake at success.  Well, here they are. Read below for …

Portrait of a GFFer: Idaliza Camacho

Meet Idaliza Camacho. She relocated to Dallas from Puerto Rico to work at GFF as a Senior Project Coordinator and member of Sower Studio. She completed a Bachelor’s of Environmental Design and a Master of Architecture Degree, both at the University of Puerto Rico. See below for more about Idaliza! I was born …

On My Own Time 2016

This August marks GFF’s fifth consecutive year of participating in the Business Council for the Arts’ On My Own Time exhibit. The Dallas-based organization encourages local companies to allow an opportunity for employees to display any artistic passion they may pursue in their free time. Last week, GFF held our …

Portrait of a GFFer: Jeff Boyum

Meet Jeff Boyum, a Wisconsin native and graduate from Iowa State University. He joined the GFF team in 2014 and is currently a Project Coordinator in the Planning Studio. Read below for more about Jeff! For most of my childhood I lived on a cattle and crop farm in Minnesota, before moving …

Brisco Carpenter Livestock Center Tour

  Recently, the Gomez Studio did a construction tour of the Brisco Carpenter Livestock Center at Fair Park. Sandra Beer (the project leader) led the studio on a tour of this project and discussed the challenges of working on a unique project type located in a National Historic District. In …

Factory Six03

One of the most recognizable forms on the Dallas skyline, the 603 Munger complex with its three 20-foot tall roof-top water tanks has anchored the West End for over 100 years. Granite Properties recognized the potential for this landmark structure to attract a new breed of creative office tenants and …