GDA Architects offers over 34 years of experience in planning, architecture, and interior design. Our work is recognized for its unique responsiveness to time, place and user. The firm’s portfolio is built upon a deep understanding of materials and methods of construction. Highly respected for our passion for exploration, attention to aesthetics, and environmental impact, GDA is a leading force in architectural integrity and excellence.


GDA’s extensive range of expertise includes luxury multi-family high-rises, office buildings, mixed-use developments, national corporate headquarters, industrial facilities, and interiors. At GDA, we value the long-standing relationships we have forged over the years. Our commitment to helping our clients realize their vision is why more than 80 percent of GDA’s work comes from repeat clientele.

Founder | Managing Principal

Charles E. Gromatzky AIA, GDA's founding Partner and Senior Principal, oversees the firm's management, business development, and outlook with over 34 years of grounded knowledge in the practice of architecture. Charles' understanding of the "business of architecture" as it relates to the demands of the corporate and development market has forged a strong client base that has given industry recognition to the firm for both its aesthetic and solution oriented practice. Under Charles’ leadership, GDA has evolved into a diverse practice through his commitment to quality design, marketing, operations, quality control and employee mentoring.


Charles was educated at The University of Texas at Austin where he serves on the advisory board for the School of Architecture. He is a member of the Dallas Real Estate Council, the international Council of Building Officials, and the American Institute of Architects. Charles is a frequent guest lecturer at industry events.