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Adam Stoltz, leader of HOK’s New York consulting practice, defends the open office concept in The New York Times’ Room for Debate column.
HOK has acquired Kansas City-based 360 Architecture, a 200-person firm that is a leader in the design of sports, recreation, wellness, entertainment and mixed-use facilities.
Watch a fly-through of the New Atlanta Stadium.
Condé Nast Traveler ranked three HOK airport clients – Indianapolis, Tampa and Long Beach – among the top four airports in the U.S.
View HOK’s design concept for a new NFL stadium on the downtown St. Louis riverfront.
Tampa International Airport has revealed the design for a major renovation and expansion of its main passenger terminal.
The KAPSARC community mosque received an honor award from Faith & Form magazine and the Interfaith Forum on Religion, Art and Architecture.
The new Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center, which opened in December 2014, sets a precedent for civic-minded transit hubs in the United States.
The Architect’s Newspaper highlights BP’s Center for High-Performance Computing, which brings leading geologists and one of the world’s largest supercomputers together under one roof.
The Urban Land Institute selected the Tamar Development Project in Hong Kong as a winner of a 2014 Global Award for Excellence.
The 2014 HOK Design Annual features 41 projects from around the world. View the book on Issuu or download the PDF version.
HOK’s Rosewood Abu Dhabi and Jewel Suite by Martin Katz at The New York Palace have won 2014 Gold Key Awards, a top design honor in the hospitality industry.
Robert Gdowski, regional leader of hospitality design for HOK in Shanghai, discusses hotel industry trends in Asia.
The new HOK Tall Buildings book explores 41 conceptual designs, projects under construction and built high-rises worldwide.
HOK’s team joined South Korea President Park Geun-hye, LG Group chairman and executives, and hundreds of guests to break ground for a new 11.8 million-sq.-ft. research and science campus for LG in Seoul.
Dorothy Lloyd has joined HOK in San Francisco as a director of the firm’s global healthcare practice.
The HOK-designed James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute at Ohio State University is one of the country’s largest, most innovative cancer hospitals.
Leigh Stringer, HOK’s director of research and innovation, talks to CNN about bringing biophilic design indoors.
Daniel Hajjar is the new managing principal in HOK’s London office.
Watch Tom Polucci, director of interiors for HOK in New York, speak about the 10 elements of design.
In this Passenger Terminal Today interview, Robert Chicas predicts a stronger focus on non-aeronautical revenues, an enhanced door-to-door travel experience and more intuitive airport terminal design.
The American Institute of Architects - California Council honored the BBC New Broadcasting House with the Merit Award for Interior Architecture.
HOK’s Peter Ruggiero participated in an AIA roundtable to discuss what the future architectural practice will look like.
HOK’s design teams explored a wide range of innovative net-zero energy strategies in a recent internal competition.
Urban Land featured the Baku Flame Towers in a list of 10 multifamily residences that take advantage of a waterfront location.
Watch a video celebrating the 5th anniversary of the opening of the LEED Platinum KAUST campus in Thuwal, Saudi Arabia.
Kevin Chen, director of planning for HOK in Shanghai, talks about the unique planning challenges and opportunities in China.
HOK won three USGBC 2014 Best of Building Awards, which celebrate the year’s best products, projects, organizations and individuals making an impact in green building.
HOK in London’s Steve Henigan sits down for a Q+A, discussing topics ranging from design philosophy to the value of consulting.
John Rhodes, a director of HOK’s Sports + Recreation + Entertainment practice, describes trends in stadium and arena design.
HOK’s Consulting group has released a new benchmarking report that examines design and work-style trends at leading financial services firms.
Robert Cull has joined HOK’s leadership team as senior vice president and managing principal in Los Angeles.
HOK’s thought leaders speak at conferences across the world. Check the schedule of events here.
By focusing on the airport as a destination instead of just a thoroughfare, designers can enhance the passenger experience, say HOK’s Robert Chicas and Richard Gammon, in The Atlantic’s CityLab article.
Ben Crawford, an architect with more than 20 years of experience, is the new senior principal of design in HOK’s Dallas office.
The new Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Hospital in downtown Indianapolis can treat 20 percent more patients in 33 percent less space than its predecessor.
HOK’s new passenger concourses at Long Beach Airport recall the relaxed atmosphere of early air travel according to Architectural Record.
The “very personal approach” of Carl Galioto, managing principal of HOK in New York, is cited in a Harvard Business Review blog post that helps teams become more creative.
HOK has teamed with the President Obama Library and Museum Campus Foundation on a planning and site selection proposal for hosting the Barack Obama Presidential Library in Chicago.
Occupying an entire city block, the steel, glass and terracotta-clad Francis Crick Institute will open in London in 2016.
ENR California features HOK as its 2014 Design Firm of the Year. The article includes in-depth coverage of HOK’s Los Angeles and San Francisco offices.
Marlene Liriano, director of interior design for HOK in Florida, has been elected to serve on the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) board of directors.
The Baku Flame Towers in Azerbaijan are named among the world’s best skyscrapers.
Hal Kantner, director of HOK’s visual communications group, explains his design inspirations and the future of storytelling environments.
HOK workplace expert Leigh Stringer and research specialist Isilay Civan examine the top trends affecting workplace design.
The USGBC’s new member publication, USGBC+, interviews HOK’s Henry Chao about healthy buildings.
HOK’s design for the modernization of Long Beach Airport in California helped earn the facility a spot in the BBC’s roundup of the world’s most beautiful airports.
Carl Galioto, managing principal of HOK’s New York office, is profiled in the Corner Office feature of The New York Times.
HOK designed the Mandarin Oriental New York’s Suite 5000, a three-bedroom, 3,300-square-foot luxury suite on the hotel’s 50th floor.
HOK’s Chicago office won the 2014 School Annex Design Competition created by the Living Building Challenge Collaborative Chicago.
HOK has appointed St. Louis Managing Principal Rebecca Nolan to its executive committee.
The Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center earned an AIA TAP Award for Stellar Architecture using BIM.
Architecture/Engineering firm in ENR’s 2014 survey of Top 500 Design Firms
In ACI Asia-Pacific, Keith Hui provides his thoughts on improving the guest experience in Asia Pacific’s airports.
London’s new Francis Crick Institute will serve as a live experiment in how the design and management of facilities affects behavior.
Richard Gammon, who joined HOK’s London office in 2011, is a new director of the Aviation + Transportation practice.
Q+A: Meet Jeff Kaeonil, HOK’s Asia Pacific director of design.
Julia Monk discusses the future of sustainable hotel design in a Forbes.com Q+A and designing hospitality interiors in China in this Contract article.
HOK’s Paul Woolford authors a Wired story on “Biomimicry for an Innovative Built Environment.”
BBG-BBGM has joined HOK, creating one of the world’s leading hospitality design firms.
Roger Soto has returned to HOK as design principal for the Gulf Coast region.
HOK was lead designer for a team that developed the master plan for Dubai’s winning World Expo 2020 bid.
Finding a balance between security, identity and stimulation is the challenge for architects who want to create buildings of lasting value, says Larry Malcic, director of design in HOK’s London office.
Destination Airport: Taking a cue from the hospitality industry, airport executives are seeking to make their facilities feel more like destinations.
Construction continues on the 74-story ADNOC headquarters tower in Abu Dhabi.
When it comes to designing for efficiency, balance, and resiliency, nothing beats emulating Earth’s creatures, writes HOK biomimicry expert Thomas Knittel in a three-part Fast Company series.
Riccardo Mascia, managing director of HOK’s Asia Pacific practice, talks about the future of office design in Hong Kong’s Classified Post.
Director of Strategic Accounts Brett Shwery describes the global delivery network that enables HOK to seamlessly deliver projects in 40 countries.
HOK workplace expert Leigh Stringer and laboratory expert Joseph Ostafi explore the scientific workplace of the future.
In a New York Times article, HOK’s Tom Polucci describes the workplace strategy at Deloitte’s new headquarters in Manhattan.
Discovery meets recovery at the 11-story, 820,000-square-foot Cedars-Sinai Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, which recently opened in Los Angeles.
Travel + Leisure readers have voted Indianapolis International Airport one of the best US airports.
Read an interview with William Paluch, design director for HOK in China.
Read a Q+A with San Francisco Design Director Paul Woolford, AIA, IIDA.
Discover how principles of biomimicry inspired the design of NOAA’s new Daniel K. Inouye Regional Center in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
Contract magazine features the new Cedars-Sinai Advanced Health Pavilion, a “hybrid facility for research, teaching and patient care in Los Angeles.”
HOK and Biomimicry 3.8 have released the Genius of Biome report, a tool that explores how nature’s solutions apply to challenges in the built environment.
Professional Design Practice for Technology Expertise in DesignIntelligence’s 2014 survey
Sustainable Design Leader Colin Rohlfing contributed to “2030 Commitment: Measuring Industry Progress Toward 2030,” a report detailing firms’ experiences in working toward the AIA 2030 Commitment’s energy reduction goals.
buildingSMART® at HOK: Watch James Vandezande describe lessons from successful BIM implementation in architecture.
Q+A: Asia Pacific Director of Planning Chris Fannin says living and working in Asia means “responding to the unexpected on an almost hourly basis.”
The tallest air traffic control tower in India recently opened at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai.
HOK’s rank in DesignIntelligence’s 2014 sustainable and high-performance design survey
What is the value of great design? Pam Light explains.
Architecture/Engineering firm in ENR’s 2014 survey of Top International Design Firms
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