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To use design to help our clients succeed.

We create exceptional environments that meet our clients' most complex design challenges.

We inspire people through our work by expressing timeless cultural, organizational and personal values.

We connect people and place with ideas that come from many minds and imaginations.

We care about serving our clients, enriching lives, improving communities and protecting our natural environment through design.

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60+ Years of Design + Innovation


18 May 2018

Stephen Beacham Relocates to HOK’s Washington, D.C., Office as Director of Design for Interiors

Beacham, who has more than three decades of experience, will partner with Vincent Ng to lead the office’s interior design group.

HOK News

18 May 2018

HOK Designer Katherine Antarikso Uses Poetry and Dance to Bridge Cultures

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and a time that holds special significance for the Indonesian native who expresses herself in both art and architecture.

HOK News

15 May 2018

John Rhodes Describes How Arenas Encourage Development in City Centers

The director of Sports + Recreation + Entertainment discusses how urban projects like Little Caesars Arena are ushering in a new approach to arena design.


14 May 2018

HOK’s Chris DeVolder Talks Tech on Digital Sports Insider Podcast

HOK’s Kansas City managing principal sat down to chat with Daniel McLaren about advances in stadium design and technology.

HOK News

10 May 2018

HOK’s William Jenkinson Works to Challenge the Status Quo and Design Better Airports

HOK’s regional leader of A+T in Chicago talks about what occupies his days (and nights), what fuels his passion for transportation facility design and the trends influencing airport design.

HOK News

9 May 2018

From Director to Designer: Q+A With HOK’s Sybille Herwig

Sybille Herwig talks about her experiences transitioning from life in the entertainment business to a career as a designer.

Voyage LA

17 April 2018

Architect Tony McGrail Works to Use Sustainable Design to Bring Fresh Food to Communities in Need

In recognition of Earth Day, McGrail discusses why he’s a believer in Nile Valley Aquaponic’s grassroots mission to nourish Kansas City.

HOK News

4 April 2018

Autonomous Vehicles Will Be a Game Changer for Real Estate, Says Jerome Unterreiner

The senior urban designer in HOK’s Seattle studio describes the potential for AVs to revolutionize urban planning.

Innovation Insider