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vandezande 15 MAY 2014

HOK buildingSMART Director to Speak at COAA Conference

James Vandezande, director of buildingSMART at HOK, will present "Devil's in the Details: The BIMForum LOD Specification" on Thursday, May 15, at the Construction Owners Association of America's Spring Owners Leadership Conference in Houston.

Monk_Julia 14 MAY 2014

Julia Monk to Speak at Hospitality Design Expo

Director of Hospitality Design Julia Monk will co-present "Insight and Innovation: A Discussion with Industry Leaders" at HD Expo in Las Vegas.

Knittel1-150x150 3 MAY 2014

Generous Cities: Design Informed by Ecologies of Place

Biomimicry expert Thomas Knittel of HOK's Los Angeles office will present "Generous Cities: Design Informed by Ecologies of Place" on Saturday, May 3, at Banff Session 2014: Beyond Boundaries. The event is hosted by the Alberta Association of Architects.

Isilay Civan 16 APRIL 2014

HOK Workplace Experts to Speak at IFMA Facility Fusion in Washington, DC

HOK's Isilay Civan and Steve Parshall will present "KEYS to the Kingdom: An Approach for Benchmarking Corporate Facilities" at IFMA Facility Fusion on Wednesday, April 16, in Washington, DC.

AHSP 10 APRIL 2014

Discovery Meets Recovery: HOK and Cedars-Sinai to Host Invitation-Only Roundtable Event

HOK and Cedars-Sinai are hosting the Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion Roundtable + Tour on Thursday, April 10, in Los Angeles.

Jencek_Brian 4 APRIL 2014

Brian Jencek on Cities and Water

Brian Jencek, design director for HOK's landscape architecture and planning practice in San Francisco, will speak at the University of Oregon at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, April 4.

chris-fanninenvironmental-portrait[1] 28 MARCH 2014

Current Trends in Sustainable Urban Design

HOK Director of Planning Chris Fannin will present "Current Trends of Sustainable Design in the United States" on Friday, March 28, at Urban Design Forum 2014 in Seoul, South Korea.

PTE 2014 HOK 25-27 MARCH 2014

Join HOK at Passenger Terminal Expo 2014

Two HOK engineering leaders will speak on topics ranging from baggage processing to energy-efficient airport design at Passenger Terminal Expo 2014, March 25-27 in Barcelona, Spain.

Gdowski_Robert_1 25 MARCH 2014

HOK Hospitality Leader to Speak at Ultra High-Rise Building Summit in Shanghai

Regional Leader of Hospitality Robert Gdowski will present "Comprehensive Hotel Design" at the seventh annual Ultra High-Rise Building Summit in Shanghai.

Fulford-Roy_Lisa 25 MARCH 2014

Lisa Fulford-Roy to Speak at Canada’s Green Real Estate Conference

HOK's Lisa Fulford-Roy will highlight how sustainable and strategic practices in the workplace can lead to enhanced staff productivity, health and satisfaction at Canada's Green Real Estate Conference at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

Tukan_Randa-Headshot 109px 21 March 2014

Randa Tukan to Participate in BD West’s Women Leaders in Hospitality Panel Discussion

Randa Tukan will be speaking at BD West's breakfast panel discussion featuring the hospitality industry's top female thought leaders.

Parshall_Steve_1 18 MARCH 2014

HOK Workplace Experts to Speak at IFMA Facility Fusion in Ottawa

HOK's Steve Parshall and Isilay Civan will present "KEYS to the Kingdom: An Approach for Benchmarking Corporate Facilities" at IFMA Facility Fusion on Tuesday, March 18, in Ottawa.

HOK-MIPIMsq 11-14 MARCH 2014

Join HOK at MIPIM 2014 in Cannes

HOK design experts Larry Malcic and Steve Henigan will discuss subjects ranging from regeneration to office design during MIPIM on March 11-14 in Cannes.

Goldstein 27 FEBRUARY 2014

HOK Planning Director to Speak at Global Infrastructure Leadership Forum

HOK Director of Planning Suzette Goldstein will discuss the Bandar Seri Begawan development master plan at the 7th Global Infrastructure Leadership Forum in New York City.

Woolford 7-8 FEBRUARY 2014

The Nature of Programming Matter

San Francisco Director of Design Paul Woolford will be the plenary speaker at the UC Berkeley College of Environmental Design's biomimicry-focused Studio One Symposium.

Paul Collins 23 JANUARY 2014

Design Trends in Modern, Sustainable Shopping Malls

Asia Pacific Director of Architecture Paul Collins will present Design Trends in Modern Green Malls that can Attract Customers” at South East Asia Retail Expansion Summit on Thursday, Jan. 23, in Jakarta, Indonesia.

HC-Virtual 3-4 DECEMBER 2013

Four HOK Presenters at Healthcare Design Virtual Symposium

Four HOK healthcare design experts will discuss subjects ranging from medical tourism to energy efficiency at Healthcare Design Virtual Symposium on Dec. 3-4.

Stefan Jakobek 27 NOVEMBER 2013

Stefan Jakobek on the Aga Khan Development Network in Africa

Stefan Jakobek, RIBA, HOK in London's head of education, will join Craig Bradley, senior manager for strategy and planning with The Aga Khan Academies, in giving the keynote at IPSEF London on Nov. 27.

Baum 22 NOVEMBER 2013

LEED for Healthcare: Lessons Learned from the First Three Years

HOK Healthcare Sustainable Design Leader Mara Baum will co-present a discussion of LEED for Healthcare at Greenbuild 2013 in Philadelphia.

Erin Peavey 18-19 NOVEMBER 2013

Erin Peavey to Speak at Healthcare Design Conference 2013

HOK Healthcare Researcher Erin Peavey will speak in two presentations at Healthcare Design Conference 2013 in Orlando.

Samira Pasha 17-19 NOVEMBER 2013

Dr. Samira Pasha to Discuss Healthcare Research at Healthcare Design 2013

Design Professional Dr. Samira Pasha will speak in two presentations – "Researchers in Professional Practice - Post-Occupancy Evaluation Forum" and "Innovations in Research" – at Healthcare Design 2013 in Orlando.

Bright 17 NOVEMBER 2013

Therapeutic Environments for Behavioral Health

Senior Principal Alan Bright will participate in a panel discussion, "The Interior Experience and Therapeutic Environments for Behavioral Health," at Healthcare Design 2013 in Orlando, Fla.

Oregon State Hospital 17 NOVEMBER 2013

The Next Generation Hospital and the 2030 Challenge for Energy Efficiency

Healthcare Sustainable Design Leader Mara Baum and Senior Principal Alan Bright will present "The Next Generation Hospital - Meet the 2030 Challenge for Energy Efficiency" at Healthcare Design Conference 2013 in Orlando.

Grant-Dreesman 17 NOVEMBER 2013

Looking to the Future of Translational Medicine

HOK's Trip Grant and Jeffrey Dreesman will present "Breaking Down Barriers: The Enhanced Role of Research Labs in Translational Medicine" at Healthcare Design Conference 2013 in Orlando.

Barry Hughes 15-17 November 2013

HOK’s Barry Hughes to Speech at MAPIC in Cannes

HOK Senior Vice President Barry Hughes will speak at MAPIC, an international real estate conference in Cannes, France.

Randa Tukan 10 November 2013

HOK’s Randa Tukan Participates on Boutique Design New York Panel

Randa Tukan, ARIDO, IDC, LEED AP, senior vice president for hospitality and retail, will speak on repurposing buildings at the Boutique Design New York (BDNY) Fair in New York on Sunday, Nov. 10.

Henry Chao 9 November 2013

Henry Chao: “Is This a Hospital or a Hotel and Why Does It Matter?”

Henry Chao, AIA, principal and healthcare design director in HOK’s New York office, will speak at the Annual Convention of the Greater New York Chapter of the Chinese Institute of Engineers.

Rohlfing_Colin_1[1] 1 NOVEMBER 2013

Exploring Shelter at Great Lakes Bioneers Chicago

Sustainable Design Leader Colin Rohlfing will speak on Friday, Nov. 1, during the SHELTER session of Great Lakes Bioneers Chicago.

Bosnic-Filar1 22 OCTOBER 2013

Eco-Responsible Inhabitants and Carbon Neutral Buildings

San Francisco Sustainable Design Leader Zorana Bosnic and Technical Principal Lynn Filar will present "Carbon Neutral Buildings Require Eco-Responsible Inhabitants" as part of the AIA's DESIGN[realized] webinar series.

Randy Kray 21-22 OCTOBER 2013

HOK’s Randy Kray, Tom Thomas and Chirag Mistry to Speak at Tradeline

HOK's Randy Kray, AIA, HOK's director of programming and planning for science and technology, will join HOK in Tampa director of architecture Tom Thomas, AIA, and HOK in Atlanta lab planner Chirag Mistry, AIA, in leading sessions at the Tradeline Academic Medical & Health Science Centers 2013 Conference in Orlando.

Kimberly Robidoux 21 OCTOBER 2013

Planning Interdisciplinary STEM Curriculum and Learning Facilities

HOK Lab Planner Kimberly Robidoux will present "Planning a True Interdisciplinary STEM Curriculum and Learning Facility" at the SCUP Southern Regional Conference in Atlanta.

kendruckerenvironmental-portrait[1] 16 OCTOBER 2013

Ken Drucker on McGraw Hill Higher Education Development Panel

New York Director of Design Kenneth Drucker will speak on the "Higher Education Development in the Public Sector" panel at McGraw Hill's Making the Grade: What's Next in Higher Education Construction event on Wednesday, Oct. 16.

Richard-Gammon 11 OCTOBER 2013

Richard Gammon to Chair Green Airports Day at Smart Airports Conference

HOK Aviation + Transportation Director Richard Gammon will chair the fifth day of the Smart Airports conference in Munich.

Paret 10 OCTOBER 2013

Sandra Parét to speak at 2013 CREW Network Convention & Marketplace

Director of Strategic Accounts Sandra Parét will present "Office Metrics: How the 'Big Guys' Determin How Much Space to Take" at the 2013 CREW Network Convention & Marketplace on Thursday, Oct. 10, in Dallas.

KenDrucker 8 OCTOBER 2013

HOK to Host Biomimicry Workshop for New York World Architecture Day

HOK's New York office will host a "Biomimicry and Four Projects" workshop on Tuesday, Oct. 8, as part of New York's World Architecture Day 2013 festivities. Hosted by Design Director Kenneth Drucker, the event will discuss how climate and biology influence design, focusing on four towers in Incheon, Korea.

Hellmuth 8 OCTOBER 2013

Bill Hellmuth at Design Futures Council Leadership Summit

HOK President Bill Hellmuth will present the Feature Presentation on Leadership and Innovation in Sustainable Design at the Design Futures Council Leadership Summit on Sustainable Design on Tuesday, Oct. 8, in Minneapolis, Minn.

Erin Peavey 5 OCTOBER 2013

Environmental Psychology for Interior Design

Erin Peavey, medical planner and researcher in HOK's New York office, will speak at ASID's GO PRO NYC event on Saturday, Oct. 5.

Mistry 4 OCTOBER 2013

Harvesting Team Innovation at the Vaccine and Gene Therapy Institute of Florida

Senior Lab Planner Chirag Mistry will present "Harvesting Team Innovation" at the Design-Build Institute of America's Florida Region Conference.

Brett Shwery 3 OCTOBER 2013

Global Delivery and Workplace Collaboration in Corporate Design

Strategic Accounts + Consulting Director Brett Shwery will present "Global Delivery and Workplace Collaboration in Corporate Design" at WORKTECH 13 Buenos Aires on Thursday, Oct. 3.

Brok Howard 24-27 SEPTEMBER 2013

What Spec Writers Need to Know About BIM

St. Louis buildingSMART Manager Brook Howard will present "What Spec Writers Need to Know About BIM" at CONSTRUCT, the Construction Specifications Institute's national convention, in Nashville. This is his fourth year speaking at the conference.

AIA AAJ 2013 18-20 SEPTEMBER 2013

HOK Justice Leaders to Speak at AIA AAJ National Conference

Six experts from HOK's Justice practice will present at the American Institute of Architects Academy of Architecture for Justice Fall Conference in Portland, Ore.

McConnell_Will_1 11 SEPTEMBER 2013

Will McConnell to Participate in Sustainability Event

Senior Project Manager Will McConnell will participate in Northwestern Memorial Hospital's "Get Green" Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 11.

Rohlfing-Ivey 10 SEPTEMBER 2013

Integrating Environmental Analysis into the BIM Workflow

Sustainable Design Leader Colin Rohlfing and buildingSMART Manager David Ivey, both of HOK's Chicago office, will speak at BUILDINGChicago on Tuesday, Sept. 10.

Cremers_Donald[1] 10 SEPTEMBER 2013

Inside LEED Platinum: KAUST Academic Library & Campus

Senior Interior Designer Donald Cremers will present "Inside LEED Platinum: KAUST Academic Library & Campus" in the AIA's DESIGN[realized] webinar series. The presentation will take place at 12 p.m. Pacific on Tuesday, Sept. 10.

Stratford 9-11 SEPTEMBER 2013

Gordon Stratford to Speak at Meeting of the Minds 2013

Gordon Stratford, director of design for HOK's Canadian practice, will speak at Meeting of the Minds 2013 in Toronto. The international urban sustainability and technology summit will take place Sept. 9-11.

Rohlfing_Colin_1[1] 9-10 SEPTEMBER 2013

BIM and the Sustainable Design Process

Chicago Sustainable Design Leader Colin Rohlfing will present "BIM and the Sustainable Design Process" at Greening the Heartland / Building Chicago. The co-located conferences will take place Sept. 9-10 in Chicago.

KenDrucker 4 SEPTEMBER 2013

Kenneth Drucker on WAN Awards Jury

Director of Design Kenneth Drucker will serve on the jury for World Architecture News' WAN Residential Awards 2013.

Baum 22 AUGUST 2013

Natural Light for All: Future Hospital, Living Hospital

Healthcare Sustainable Design Leader Mara Baum will co-present "Natural Light for All: Future Hospital, Living Hospital" on Thursday, Aug. 22, at AIA San Francisco.

Betsy_Nurse 22 AUGUST 2013

Driving a Culture Focused on Teamwork, Collaboration and Innovation

Atlanta Director of Interior Design Betsy Nurse will discuss Equifax's multi-phase workplace strategy in a featured breakout session at CoreNet Atlanta Ed Forum.

Stratford 29-30 JULY 2013

Two HOK Design Directors to Speak at SCUP 48

Two of HOK's design directors will speak at SCUP 48, the Society for College and University Planning annual conference, in San Diego.

Isilay Civan 24 JULY 2013

HOK Consultant to Participate in Invitation-Only Facility Management Study

Senior Consultant Isilay Civan is one of six experts participating in an invitation-only research project with Liverpool John Moores University and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Woolford 23 JULY 2013

NOAA Pacific: Preserving the Past, Sustaining the Future

San Francisco Director of Design Paul Woolford and Todd M. See of Flack+Kurtz will present "NOAA Pacific: Preserving the Past, Sustaining the Future" in the AIA's DESIGN[realized] webinar series. The presentation will take place at 12 p.m. Pacific on Tuesday, July 23.

Steve Ma 16-17 JULY 2013

HOK’s Steve Ma to Speak at Sino-US City Design Summit in Zhuhai

Steve Ma, marketing principal in HOK's Hong Kong office, will compare the challenges involved with establishing an identity in emerging Chinese cities to doing the same in more mature American cities.

Bosnic 16 JULY 2013

The Future of High-Performance Buildings

Sustainable Design Leader Zorana Bosnic will present "The Future of High-Performance Buildings at a Global Scale" at the Regenerative Network's Summer 2013 RegenForum in San Francisco.

chris-fanninenvironmental-portrait[1] 15-17 JULY 2013

Differences Between Urbanization in the US and China

Asia Pacific Director of Planning Chris Fannin will present "Differences Between Urbanization in the US and China" at Eco-Cities Conference in Zhuhai, China.

Barry 25 JUNE 2013

Barry Hughes on WAN Hotel of the Year Jury

Senior Designer Barry Hughes will serve on the international jury for the 2013 World Architecture News Hotel of the Year competition. This is his fourth year as a WAN Awards juror.

Knittel 21-23 JUNE 2013

Thomas Knittel at Biomimicry Summit and Global Conference

HOK's Thomas Knittel will speak at Biomimicry 3.8's Biomimicry Education Summit and Global Conference, which will take place June 21-23 in Boston.

AIA 2013 20-22 JUNE 2013

Join HOK at the 2013 AIA National Convention

Six HOK professionals will speak about topics including sustainability, technology, business development and social responsibility at the 2013 AIA National Convention in Denver.

Bright 12 JUNE 2013

Reaching for a New Standard in California Detention Facilities

The HOK-designed San Mateo County Replacement Jail will be the subject of an AIA San Francisco presentation at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 12.

Bosnic 12 JUNE 2013

Paradigm Shift in How We Design, Build and Operate

Sustainable Design Leader Zorana Bosnic will present "Paradigm Shift in How We Design, Build and Operate" on Wednesday, June 12, at USGBC Northern California's Greenerbuilder conference in San Francisco.

NeoCon 2013 10-12 JUNE 2013

HOK at NeoCon 2013

Twenty-nine of HOK’s people – including three speakers – will attend NeoCon 2013, June 10-12 in Chicago.

KenDrucker 5-7 JUNE 2013

Ken Drucker at Sustainable Cities Design Academy

New York Director of Design Ken Drucker will represent HOK at the Sustainable Cities Design Academy June 5-7 in Washington, DC.

William Paluch 4 JUNE 2013

Historic Preservation, Shanghai Style

William Paluch, director of architecture for HOK's Shanghai office, will speak about historic preservation in Shanghai at Urban Land Institute's Asia Pacific Summit.

Erin Peavey 30-31 MAY 2013

Erin Peavey to Speak at EDRA 44

HOK Healthcare Researcher Erin Peavey will speak in two presentations at EDRA 44 in Providence, RI.

vandezande 30 MAY 2013

James Vandezande to Speak on BIM Perspectives Panel

James Vandezande, director of buildingSMART at HOK, will join other industry experts on the "BIM Perspectives" panel on Thursday, May 30, in New York City.

Holm_Michael 27-28 May 2013

Michael Holm to Present at Middle East Smart Landscape Summit

Michael Holm, a landscape architect in HOK's Dubai office, will be a presenter at the inauguration of the Middle East Smart Landscape Summit taking place on May 27-28 at the Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi, under the patronage of Municipality of Abu Dhabi City (ADM).

Exhibit 24 MAY-1 AUGUST 2013

re:News on Display at Chicago Cultural Center

re:News, a pro bono design that repurposes abandoned kiosks in San Francisco's Mid-Market District, will be on display at the Chicago Cultural Center Michigan Avenue Galleries from May 24 through August 1.

Woolford 21 MAY 2013

Back to the Future: An Approach to Green Preservation at the Old Mint in San Francisco

San Francisco Director of Design Paul Woolford and Kirstin Weeks of Arup will present "Back to the Future: An Approach to Green Preservation at the Old Mint in San Francisco" in the AIA's DESIGN[realized] webinar series. The presentation will take place at 12 p.m. Pacific on Tuesday, May 21.

Brok Howard 17-18 MAY 2013

Brok Howard to Speak at CSI Conference

St. Louis buildingSMART Manager Brok Howard will present "The Hidden Truth About Membership" and "Messaging is Under Your Control" at the Construction Specifications Institute's North Central Region Conference, May 17-18 in Minneapolis.

Knittel 17 MAY 2013

Bringing the Genius of a Biome to the Built Environment

Thomas Knittel will present "Bringing the Genius of a Biome to Create Resiliency in the Built Environment" at the Living Future unConference 2013 in Seattle.

Bosnic 17 MAY 2013

Steampunk’d: Regenerating the Past for Future Resilience

Sustainable Design Leader Zorana Bosnic and Design Director Paul Woolford will present "Steampunk'd: Regenerating the Past for Future Resilience" at Living Futures unConference 2013 in Seattle.

Madsen_Bruce 15-18 MAY 2013

BIM Manager Speaks at Revit Conference in New Zealand

Bruce Madsen, BIM manager for HOK's San Francisco office, will deliver a class about BIM components at the Australasian Revit Technology Conference, May 15-18 in Auckland, New Zealand.

Polucci 15 MAY 2013

Hospitality, Wellness and the Baby Boomer

Director of Interior Design Tom Polucci will participate in a panel discussion – "Healing Properties: Hospitality, Wellness and the Baby Boomer" – at Hospitality Design Expo 2013 in Las Vegas. The presentation, which focuses on how the hospitality industry can influence healthcare design, will take place at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, May 15.

Rohlfing_Colin_1[1] 8-10 MAY 2013

Sustainable Architecture in Chicago

Chicago Sustainable Design Leader Colin Rohlfing will present "Sustainable Architecture in Chicago" at the International Society of Sustainability Professionals Conference. The conference will take place May 8-10 in Chicago.

Rohlfing_Colin_1[1] 2 MAY 2013

Colin Rohlfing on the Chicago Green Office Challenge

Chicago Sustainable Design Leader Colin Rohlfing will speak about the Chicago Green Office Challenge on Thursday, May 2, at Building Green Chicago.

Jakobek 30 APRIL 2013

Stefan Jakobek on WAN Education Jury

Architect Stefan Jakobek will serve on the international jury for the 2013 World Architecture News Education competition. Winners will be announced Tuesday, April 30.

hajjar 23 APRIL 2013

Challenges in Sustainable Housing Design

Daniel Hajjar, management principal of HOK's Dubai office, will participate in the Emirates Green Building Council's upcoming discussion of challenges in sustainable housing. The panel discussion will take place Tuesday, April 23, at Dusit Thani Hotel in Dubai.

Erin Peavey 10 APRIL 2013

Accountable Design for Accountable Care

Researcher and Medical Planner Erin Peavey will present "Accountable Design for Accountable Care: Healthcare Design for the Future" at Texas A&M University's College of Architecture on Wednesday, April 10.

Knittel1-150x150 4 APRIL 2013

Regionalism and Resource Integration in the Built World

HOK's Thomas Knittel will deliver the University of Washington's annual Sustaining Our World lecture at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 4. His presentation, "Built Ecologies: Regionalism and Resource Integration in the Built World," will discuss biomimicry and resilient design.

Isilay Civan 3 APRIL 2013

Data vs. Metrics: How and When to Benchmark

Senior Consultant Isilay Civan will present "Data vs. Metrics: How & When to Benchmark" to IFMA's Minneapolis/St. Paul Chapter on Wednesday, April 3. The presentation will take place from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the McNamara Alumni Center in Minneapolis.

William Paluch 28 MARCH 2013

Integrating Environment and Technology into Ultra High-Rise Building Design

Shanghai Director of Design Bill Paluch will present "Integrating Environment and Technology in the Design of Ultra High-Rise Buildings" at the Ultra High-Rise Building Summit on Thursday, March 28, in Shanghai.

Woolford-150x150 27 MARCH 2013

High-Performance Research Environments for Interdisciplinary Science

San Francisco Director of Design Paul Woolford will speak at the SCUP Pacific Regional Conference on Wednesday, March 27, in Denver.

Isilay Civan 27 MARCH 2013

Discussing the Future of Facility Management with RICS

Senior Consultant Isilay Civan will participate in an invitation-only strategic facility management roundtable discussion on Wednesday, March 27. The event, led by former Harvard professor James Ware and overseen by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, will discuss the future of facility management.

Brok Howard 12 MARCH 2013

BIM Fundamentals and Lighting Calculations

St. Louis buildingSMART Manager Brok Howard and lighting designer Kevin Sexton will present "BIM + Lighting" to the Illuminating Engineering Society's St. Louis chapter on Tuesday, March 12.

93 News 12 MARCH 2013

Baku Flame Towers at MIPIM 2013

The Baku Flame Towers will be featured in a PechaKucha presentation at MIPIM 2013 in Cannes, France.

Zorana Bosnic 19 FEBRUARY 2013

Closing the Energy Performance Gap

Sustainable Design Leader Zorana Bosnic will present "Closing the Energy Performance Gap" in Design[Realized]'s Technology in Practice webinar series.

Winters_Joe_1[1] 5 DECEMBER 2012

Bringing the IgCC to Washington, DC

HOK’s Joe Winters will speak on the an AIA DC panel, “Green Construction Code in the District of Columbia,” from 8:30 to 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 5, at the District Architecture Center.

Arnold Lee 3 December 2012

Arnold Lee Speaks on High Speed Rail

HOK’s Arnold Lee discusses infrastructure, high speed rail and station design at the US High Speed Rail Association's High Speed Rail Conference in Los Angeles.

McPoland_Claire2 29 November 2012

Claire McPoland on Designing a New Workplace for the BBC in London

On Thursday, Nov. 29, Claire McPoland, an interior designer in HOK's London office, will present HOK's workplace project for the BBC headquarters in London and participate in a panel discussion on designing for media companies.

Chakravarty_Ruchi_1 19 November 2012

Ruchi Chakravarty to Speak on Urban Regeneration and Development in West Bengal, India

HOK urban designer Ruchi Chakravarty will present the Kolkata Urban Regeneration Scoping Study at a UK India Business Council event on Monday, Nov. 19, in London.

Miller_Lee[1] 16 NOVEMBER 2012

Miller, Chan to Discuss BIM at Stanford University

On Friday, Nov. 16, BIM Director Lee Miller and Project Manager Catherine Chan, both of HOK’s San Francisco office, will speak at Stanford University, where they will share their vision of building information modeling and how it relates to current technology and new processes that extend the use of BIM.

Patel 15 NOVEMBER 2012

Integrating Environmental Analysis into a BIM Workflow

HOK buildingSMART Specialist Amy Patel and Sustainable Design Manager Joyce Chan, along with with Paul Stoller, director of Atelier Ten USA, will present Integrating Environmental Analysis into a BIM Workflow on Thursday, Nov. 15, at Greenbuild in San Francisco.

Haiti 14 NOVEMBER 2012

Project Haiti: A Sustainable Model for Rebuilding in Haiti

HOK’s Thomas Knittel will share the story of Project Haiti, the design of a LEED Platinum replacement orphanage in Port-au-Prince, on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at Greenbuild in San Francisco.

Twittericon 13 NOVEMBER 2012

HOK buildingSMART Leaders to Host #HOKBIMDay Twitter Chat

To celebrate the third anniversary of the firm's adoption of BIM, HOK's buildingSMART leaders will host a Twitter chat to discuss the future of buildingSMART and AEC technology.

Mint 13 NOVEMBER 2012

Green Preservation Symposium Features Old Mint

One day before Greenbuild 2012, Director of Design Paul Woolford and Sustainable Design Leader Zorana Bosnic, both of HOK’s San Francisco office, will present HOK’s Old Mint restoration project at the Environmental Protection Agency’s West Coast Symposium in San Francisco.

Knittel 13 NOVEMBER 2012

Knittel to Share Project Haiti at Architecture for Humanity Event

HOK's Thomas Knittel will speak about Project Haiti at Architecture for Humanity’s Design Like You Give a Damn: LIVE! event at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13, in San Francisco.

Baum 12 NOVEMBER 2012

Baum to Speak to Greenbuild’s French Delegation

Healthcare Sustainable Design Leader Mara Baum will speak about water efficiency on Monday, Nov. 12, at Green City 2012, the Greenbuild French delegation’s workshop.

Corporate Headshots by Westside Studio 8 NOVEMBER 2012

Healthcare Reform’s Influence on Development, Design and Patient Care

HOK Healthcare Regional Leader Alicia Wachtel will speak in a panel discussion – What Reform Means for Development, Design and Patient Care – on Thursday, Nov. 8, at RealShare Medical Office Buildings in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Brown_Chris_1[1] 5-6 NOVEMBER 2012

Sustainable Lighting Design in the Middle East

Christopher Brown, RIBA, architecture practice leader for HOK’s Dubai office, will speak about sustainable lighting solutions at the Middle East Smart Lighting & Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi.

Cremers_Donald[1] 5 NOVEMBER 2012

HOK Designer to Judge Nightingale Awards

Senior Interior Designer Donald Cremers will be a judge for the 2012 Nightingale Awards, which recognizes the best new products designed for the healthcare built environment.

Rohlfing_Colin_1[1] 4 NOVEMBER 2012

Sustainable Design Duo to Present at Great Lakes Bioneers

Two sustainable design experts from HOK’s Chicago office will speak at Great Lakes Bioneers on Sunday, Nov. 4, in Chicago.

Winters_Joe_1[1] 2 NOVEMBER 2012

Winters, Nantka and Design-Build Teammates to Present US Coast Guard Headquarters

HOK’s Joe Winters and Tom Nantka, together with Jim Kinkead of Clark Construction Group and William Pegues of WDG Architecture, will present the US Coast Guard Headquarters on Nov. 2 at the Arc-US 2012 forum in La Jolla, Calif.

Knittel-HOK Casual 1 NOVEMBER 2012

Biomimetic Design on International Projects

HOK’s Thomas Knittel will present the keynote address – Biomimicry Applied to Design: Case Studies of International Biomimicry Projects – at Biomimicry Puget Sound’s local network kick-off on Thursday, Nov. 1, in Seattle.

Isilay Civan 18-19 October 2012

Civan to Keynote Facility Management Conference in Turkey

Senior Consultant Isilay Civan, PhD, will be the keynote speaker for the first-ever Facility Management Conference in Istanbul, Turkey.

Chao_Henry 18 October 2012

Henry Chao Joins Metropolis Panel for Discussion On Cultural Distinctions in Design

As part of the Duravit Design Week, Henry Chao, a principal and healthcare design director in HOK's New York office, will join Metropolis editor in chief Susan Szenasy and a distinguished panel to discuss "Global Wellness: A Discussion on Cultural Distinctions in Design.”


Three from HOK to Speak at MADE Expo

HOK’s David Hollister, Luigi Franceschina and Seon Hee Yoon will speak about HOK at the MADE Expo in Milan this October.

Smith_Calvin 15 October 2012

Calvin Smith to Speak at Canada’s Design Museum on the Architect-Engineer Relationship

How can we strengthen the critical relationship between architects and engineers? Calvin Smith, HOK's technical director in Canada, will join an esteemed group of speakers on this topic at a "Limits of Architecture" talk at the Design Exchange in Toronto on Oct. 15.


Where Are the Women in Architecture?

Lynn Filar and Bill Roger, both of HOK’s San Francisco office, will speak at a full-day AIA San Francisco seminar – Where Are the Women in Architecture? – on Saturday, Oct. 13.

GregCook 12 OCTOBER 2012

What is ‘Civil’ Detention?

Senior Justice project designer Greg Cook will participate in a panel discussion - "What is 'Civil' Detention?" - on Friday, Oct. 12, at Arizona State University.

Ostafi_Mary_1[1] 10 OCTOBER 2012

Occupancy Engagement at the St. Louis Green Business Challenge

Sustainable Design Specialist Mary Ostafi will speak to St. Louis Green Business Challenge participants on Wednesday, Oct. 10, in St. Louis.

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Looking at the Costs and Benefits of Green Building

Senior project architect Jenny Lovell will present Costs and Benefits Associated with Green Buildings on Wednesday, Oct. 10, at the Business Environment Council’s BEAM Pro Training Workshop in Hong Kong. BEAM is Hong Kong’s green building certification, which also includes certification for individuals.

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Leigh Stringer to Lead Workplace Panel at CoreNet Global Orlando Summit

Leigh Stringer, HOK's director of research + innovation, will moderate a session on Stages of Workplace Transformation: Before, During, and After Change.

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Paul Woolford Presenting NOAA Pacific Regional Center at Hawaii Land Economics Weekend

As part of Hawaii Land Economics Weekend, San Francisco Director of Design Paul Woolford will speak at the Lambda Alpha International Conference, Oct. 3-5 in Honolulu.

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Baum, Cervantes to Speak on Trends in Laboratory Water Conservation at Labs21 Conference

Mara Baum, AIA, LEED AP® BD+C, sustainable design leader for HOK’s global healthcare practice, and project manager Gabriel Cervantes, AIA, LEED AP® BD+C, will speak on current trends in laboratory water conservation at the International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories Labs21 Conference in October.

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Barry Hughes on World Architecture Day Commercial Panel

London architect Barry Hughes will speak on the Commercial panel at World Architecture Day on Monday, Oct. 1, in London.

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Culture and Ecology in Asia Pacific Landscapes

Hong Kong Director of Planning Chris Fannin and senior landscape architect Barry Day will present 38° of Separation: The Interplay of Culture and Ecology in Asia Pacific Landscapes on Monday, Oct. 1, at the ASLA Annual Meeting and Expo in Phoenix, Ariz.

Corporate Headshots by Westside Studio 27 SEPTEMBER 2012

HOK Hosting ULI Los Angeles Small Business Event

HOK’s Los Angeles office will host a ULI Los Angeles Entrepreneur Series event from 7:30-9:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 27.

Ostafi_Mary_1[1] 21 SEPTEMBER 2012

Engaging Employees around Energy in Boston

Sustainable Design Specialist Mary Ostafi will present a half-day workshop – Engaging Employees around Energy – on Friday, Sept. 21, in Boston.

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Delta Hotels Featured at IIDEX

HOK's Randa Tukan and Daniela Barbon will speak about the new Delta Hotels brand design standards on Sept. 20 at IIDEX in Toronto.

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HOK Researchers Speak at Fall Pebble Colloquium

HOK researchers Nick Watkins and Erin Peavey will speak at the Fall Pebble Colloquium on Thursday, Sept. 20, in Dallas.

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Kenneth Drucker to Discuss Biomimicry at Tall Buildings Congress

New York Director of Design Kenneth Drucker will present Biomimicry Inspired Design for Nine Towers at Central Park in New Songdo City on Friday, Sept. 21, at the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitats World Congress in Shanghai.

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Leigh Stringer to Speak from the ‘Global Trenches’

HOK's Leigh Stringer will speak at CoreNet Chicago's annual "Tales from the Trenches" program on Thursday, Sept. 13. This year's program focuses on global real estate services and international markets.

Brok Howard 12-14 September 2012

Brok Howard on Social BIM and Social Media

Brok Howard, a BIM manager in HOK's St. Louis office, will co-present “Social BIM & Social Media: The Benefits of Being Social” at CONSTRUCT 2012, the CSI National Convention, on Sept. 12 in Phoenix.

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Paul Collins to Speak at Zhejiang Art Museum

Hong Kong Director of Architecture Paul Collins will present Critical Opinion toward Architectural Design Status Quo on Tuesday, Sept. 4, at the CCTN Architecture Anniversary Exhibition at the Zhejiang Art Museum in Hangzhou, China.

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Albert Kaneshiro on Going Green with ARTIC

Albert Kaneshiro will present Going Green with ARTIC at the American Public Works Association International Congress and Exposition on August 29 in Anaheim, Calif.

Scott Wood 23 August 2012

Scott Wood on Linking BIM to Cost Analysis Platforms

Scott Wood, AIA, LEED AP, HOK's director of virtual construction services, will present "Four Views of Model Enabled Project Cost Analysis" at the Associated General Contractors of America St. Louis conference on August 23.

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Arnold Lee Will Present ARTIC at The Architect’s Newspaper Facades Conference

HOK Senior Project Designer Arnold Lee will speak at the Architect’s Newspaper 2012 Facades Conference on July 26 at the UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center in San Francisco.

ARTIC41-150x150 22-24 May 2012

California High-Speed Rail Conference

The US High Speed Rail Association will host a California High Speed Rail Conference from May 22-24 at the HOK-designed Autodesk suite in San Francisco. HOK's Rob Tibbetts and Arnold Lee will speak at the event.

DC Lab 12 May 2012

Construction Tour: DC’s New Consolidated Forensic Laboratory

The Consolidated Forensic Laboratory will combine the District of Columbia's forensic science and public health efforts into one facility. HOK's Tim O’Connell and Allam Al-Alami with the District Department of Real Estate Services will lead a tour of this new 287,000-sq-ft. building, which is seeking LEED® Gold certification. The tour, which will take place from 10:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. on Saturday, May 12, 2012, is open only to National Building Museum members.