1,600 people in 24 cities living 4 values for 1 goal:
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

HOK Quick Facts

HOK is a global design, architecture, engineering and planning firm. Through a network of 23 offices worldwide, HOK provides design excellence and innovation to create places that enrich people’s lives and help clients succeed. DesignIntelligence consistently ranks HOK as a leader in sustainable, high-performance design and technology innovation.

  • 23 regional offices on three continents (North America, Europe and Asia)
  • 1,700 employees
  • $456,374 million (US) 2017 gross fees
  • Founded in 1955


  • Designed world’s highest-scoring LEED-CI Platinum project (The Change Initiative)
  • Designed first LEED-certified airport terminal (Terminal A at Boston Logan International Airport)
  • Designed world’s most-visited museum (National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC)
  • Six consecutive years of recognition on the AIA’s “Top 10 Green Projects List”
  • Co-authored the Genius of Biome report with Biomimicry 3.8

Industry Rankings

Architectural Record Top 300 Firms

  • #1 Architecture/Engineering Firm

Engineering News-Record Top 500 Design Firms

  • #1 Architecture/Engineering Firm

Engineering News-Record Top 100 Green Design Firms

  • #1 Architecture/Engineering Firm
  • #1 Architecture/Engineering Firm Commercial Offices
  • #1 Architecture/Engineering Firm Healthcare
  • #1 Architecture/Engineering Firm Retail

Building Design + Construction Giants 300 Report

  • #2 Government Architecture Firm
  • #2 Science + Technology Architecture Firm
  • #2 Sports Architecture Firm
  • #3 Architecture/Engineering Firm
  • #3 Green Architecture Firm
  • #3 Office Architecture Firm
  • #4 Airport Architecture Firm

Interior Design Giants

  • #4 Top 100 Giants
  • #2 Top 100 Green Giants


  • #2 Most Admired for Leadership in Technology Innovation
  • #2 Top Role Model in Sustainable and High-Performance Design