Gary Gene Olp, FAIA, LEED Fellow directs GGO Architects, Inc., an acclaimed architectural studio in Dallas, Texas dedicated to excellence in design and sensitivity to place and the environment.

GGO Architects was the first green practice to open in Dallas, focusing on green buildings that incorporate energy efficiency, passive solar techniques, natural day lighting, non-toxic materials, advanced building science and enhanced indoor air quality. Gary has since completed more than 350 projects including residential, commercial, institutional and museum work throughout the United States.

Gary’s civic involvement in the City of Dallas reflects his commitment to a broader vision as a practicing professional. He has served as a board member on various cultural, educational and civic boards, committees and task forces, including the non-profit Sustainable Dallas organization. Gary currently serves on the Board of the Friends of the Bath House Cultural Center.

Gary and his firm continue to be recognized as a leading sustainability-focused firm and has been recognized with 7 design awards, 3 energy value housing awards, multiple green building awards and honors. Gary also designed the first LEED Platinum certified home in the State of Texas, Heather’s Home, which was featured in Oprah Magazine.

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