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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.

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60+ Years of Design + Innovation


24 May 2013

Locally Attuned, Responsive Design for Project Haiti

A recent article in Sustain magazine explored how biomimicry is being used to create a locally attuned, responsive design for Project Haiti, a replacement orphanage and children’s center being built in Port-au-Prince.


23 May 2013

DesignIntelligence Ranks HOK #1 Design Firm for Technology Expertise

For the second straight year, DesignIntelligence has ranked HOK as the #1 professional design practice admired for technology expertise. The ranking appeared in the magazine’s 2013 Technology Trends & Innovation Survey.

HOK News

23 May 2013

HOK Research Shows Occupiers are Missing out on BIM Cost Savings

An article in The Architects’ Journal shared findings that building information modeling, or BIM, can bring savings to commercial office tenants, but occupiers are not yet taking full advantage of cost-saving opportunities.

Architects’ Journal (subscription required)

23 May 2013

Design Considerations for Bariatric Spaces

An HOK healthcare designer recently contributed to a Healthcare Design article discussing the special design needs of bariatric care spaces.

Healthcare Design

20 May 2013

HOK Designs State-of-the-Art Medical Building at Georgia Regents University

Construction of the 172,000-square-foot J. Harold Harrison, M.D. Education Commons at Georgia Regents University will provide space for the growing Georgia university.

School Construction News

10 May 2013

Smith Clinic Wins IFMA Advanced Technology Award

Harris Health System recently received the Leading Edge Element Award for advanced technology at Smith Clinic in Houston.

HOK News

7 May 2013

Baku Flame Towers Named “Best Hotel and Tourist Center”

The Baku Flame Towers project in Azerbaijan, the symbol of modern Baku, has received the MIPIM 2013 award for the “best hotel and tourist center.”


17 December 2012

A Conversation with Kenneth Drucker, Design Director for HOK in New York

Read about New York Design Director Kenneth Drucker’s current projects, design process and more in this Q+A.

HOK News