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 …

Portrait of a GFFer: Ashley Hall

Meet Ashley Hall. Ashley was born in Connecticut, but is a North Carolina native (Panther Nation!). She received her Bachelor of Interior Design from LSU and she bleeds purple and gold. GEAUX TIGERS. Buga Nation! See below for more fun facts about Ashley! Favorite Color: Green. Food/Drinks I can’t live …

Portrait of a GFFer: Russell Hagg

Meet Russell, a third generation Dallasite, whose passion outside of architecture is adult education and teaching adults to read. He joined the Interiors Team in 2009 and is an Associate Principal here at GFF. Read below for more about Russell! Hobby:  Painting.  I donate most of my paintings to charity …

Portrait of a GFFer: Rebeca Sullivan

Meet Rebeca Sullivan. Rebeca is a Senior Project Coordinator at GFF. She is a native of the Northeast Plains of Colorado and graduate from the University of Colorado. Read below for more about Rebeca! I am the sixth child of nine children. I was born in a truck on the way …

Lantana Ridge Office Buildings

Lantana Ridge is a 175,000 SF corporate office campus developed by Lincoln Property Company on Southwest Parkway among the cedar and live oak studded hills on the western edge of Austin. The linked, three-story office buildings are positioned parallel with a ridgeline forming a visitor motor court on the uphill …

Portrait of a GFFer: Gavin Newman

Meet Gavin Newman, born in Dallas and raised in Mesquite, Texas. After completing Tulane Universities Master’s program, he eagerly returned to Dallas. Read below for more information about Gavin! Favorite food: Thai curries. I wasn’t interested in any of my school’s study abroad programs so I went to work abroad with a research …

Portrait of a GFFer: Marissa Flanagan

Meet Marissa Flanagan, a Dallas native but a proud Arkansas Razorback (WOO PIG!). She has a Bachelor’s in Interior Design and has been a member of the Interiors Studio here at GFF for two years. Read more about Marissa below! I’m the middle child of 4 girls (my two younger …

Portrait of a GFFer: Eduardo Balderrama

Meet Eduardo, a graduate of Texas Tech University. When he is not in the GFF office, you can find Eduardo traveling the world. See below for some of his top destinations and more facts about Eduardo! Born and raised in Chihuahua, Mexico. Moved to El Paso, TX when I was …

Portrait of a GFFer: Susan Wright

Meet Susan Wright, a native Texan, who attended the School of Architecture at UTA. When she is not in the office, you can find Susan indulging in her favorite culinary treats: sushi, anything dark chocolate, but most importantly, guacamole. Read below for more fun facts about Susan!   Born and …