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SusanKlumppWilliams 28 March 2017

Susan Klumpp Williams: Even After 31 Years, “Always a New Challenge Around the Corner”

Susan Klumpp Williams is the managing principal of HOK’s Washington, D.C., and Atlanta offices.

HOK News

NOAA Pacific Regional Center, Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum Architects ( HOK ) 14 March 2017

HOK’s Mara Baum Discusses Link Between Building Design and Human Health

Mara Baum discusses the importance of healthy buildings and the pathway to WELL certification.

Retrofit Magazine

AMC_Credit Michael Robinson 28 February 2017

HOK’s James Stawniczy Discusses Thermal Comfort and Wellness with OfficeInsight

OfficeInsight interviewed James Stawniczy on thermal comfort and wellness in the workplace.


NOAA 3 February 2017

Biomimicry-Inspired Design for HOK’s NOAA Daniel K. Inouye Regional Center

Kyle Prenzlow and Zorana Bosnic desribe how nature inspired the human-centric design of NOAA’s Daniel K. Inouye Regional Center in Hawaii.


HOK and Well Living Lab_Credit Michael Robinson 2 February 2017

HOK Joins Well Living Lab Alliance Sponsored by Delos and Mayo Clinic

HOK becomes the first design, architecture and engineering firm to join the growing Well Living Lab Alliance.

HOK News

Mercedes-Benz Stadium 17 January 2017

Chris DeVolder on the Impact of Sustainable Sports Facilities on Communities

In this contributed article, Chris DeVolder, HOK’s sustainable design leader for Sports + Recreation + Entertainment, discusses the impact of sustainable design on building healthy communities.


ADNOC_DA 2016 Featured Image for News 19 December 2016

HOK Design Annual 2016 Highlights Firm’s Best Projects Worldwide

Published by ORO Editions, the book profiles 40 of HOK’s best architecture, interior design, engineering, planning, urban design and product design projects.

HOK News

TD23 Wellness 7 December 2016

HOK Names Mara Baum and James Stawniczy to Lead Health and Wellness Initiative

The appointments support the firm’s new partnership with Delos and the International Well Building Institute.

HOK News