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

Thomas Bayer AIA, NCARB, LEED AP

Technical Principal
Technical Board Member
Texas + Florida

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Thomas Bayer

Thomas Bayer, AIA, is a vice president and technical principal based in HOK’s Houston office.

As a senior architect with more than 20 years of professional experience and an expert in building science and project delivery, he leads the technical direction and development of HOK’s projects in the Texas region. This includes initiating, developing and monitoring methods of technical production, technical content, quality assurance and construction phase services.

Thomas is a member of HOK’s technical board, which develops best practices for advancing the improvement of technical quality across the firm.


New York Institute of Technology-Old Westbury
Bachelor of Architecture