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
Regional Leaders

Anton Foss AIA, NCARB

Managing Principal
HOK Board + Management Board Member
San Francisco + Seattle

+1 415 356 8536


Anton Foss

Anton Foss, AIA, is a senior vice president and managing principal of HOK’s San Francisco and Seattle offices.

Anton, a registered architect, has nearly 30 years of strategic planning, design and management experience. He has led a diverse portfolio of sports, recreation, entertainment, corporate, healthcare, education, mixed-use and residential projects.

What is your approach to building relationships with clients?

“We are committed to consistently exceeding our clients’ expectations and designing projects that bring them great value. The best compliment we can receive from a client is that we delivered on their vision in ways they never conceived were possible.”

“Clients appreciate successful outcomes but they also remember the journey. Great design and technical excellence are prerequisites. As we provide exceptional design solutions to complex problems, we need to do it in ways that create lasting client relationships. This is the measure of true success.”


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Arizona State University
Bachelor of Science in Design in Architecture