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
Design Leaders

Anne Hutton MCIP, RPP, ULI

Regional Leader of Planning
Middle East + Africa

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Anne Hutton

Anne Hutton, MCIP, RPP, is the regional leader of planning for HOK’s practice in the Middle East and Africa. Based in Dubai, her expertise includes project management for land development projects, public consultation, and preparation of conceptual designs, subdivision plans, statutory reports, land use re-designation and municipal plans.

What do you enjoy about practicing design in the Middle East?

“The Middle East is a very diverse, evolving part of the world that is home to many cultures and nationalities. I have learned an incredible amount from the clients and consultants I have interacted with and look forward to continuing to work in this environment.”


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Dalhousie University
Master of Urban and Rural Planning

University of Western Ontario
Bachelor of Arts