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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.

We are a global architecture, design, engineering and planning firm.

60+ Years of Design + Innovation

Planning + Urban Design

20 June 2018

HOK’s Carl Galioto on Designing a More Livable New York

HOK President Carl Galioto outlines three design challenges for improving the lives of his fellow New Yorkers.

HOK News

11 June 2018

Detroit’s Little Caesars Arena Named Sports Facility of the Year

The HOK-designed home for the NHL Detroit Red Wings and NBA Detroit Pistons has hosted more than 2.3 million fans since opening in September 2017.


1 June 2018

HOK Speaking Events: June 2018

HOK’s thought leaders will be giving presentations and participating in panel discussions all over the world during June.

HOK News

29 May 2018

Planning for the Urban Future of Autonomous Vehicles

HOK’s Brian Jencek and Jerome Unterreiner explore how people-driven design and the adaptation of self-driving vehicles could change our city streets and parking garages.

Urban Land

24 May 2018

HOK-Designed 4220 Duncan Building Opens at Cortex Innovation Community in St. Louis

The newest Cortex building will be home to tenants including Cambridge Innovation Center, Microsoft and BJC Healthcare.

St. Louis Business Journal

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.


2 May 2018

HOK Named to Greater London Authority’s Architecture and Urbanism Panel

HOK’s London office is among a select group of design teams prequalified to assist in the planning and design of major public-realm projects.

HOK News

6 April 2018

CNN Travel Calls Qatar’s Hamad International Airport the World’s Most Luxurious

At its 2018 awards, aviation industry reviewers Skytrax also named the HOK-designed HIA the best airport in the Middle East and the fifth-best in the world.

HOK News