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


23 January 2018

The New York Times Covers the Impact of HOK-Designed Sports-Anchored Downtown Districts

Projects like Kansas City’s Power & Light District have set the standard for the value of sports facilities and adjacent mixed-use districts in American cities.

The New York Times

29 March 2017

Ohio State’s James Cancer Hospital Recognized for Superior Patient Care Experience

The Guardian of Excellence Award is given to just 5 percent of the nation’s hospitals.

HOK News

19 December 2016

HOK Design Annual 2016 Highlights Firm’s Best Projects Worldwide

Published by ORO Editions, the book profiles 40 of HOK’s best architecture, interior design, engineering, planning, urban design and product design projects.

HOK News

2 August 2016

HOK’s Bill Johnson Discusses Experiential Design and Next-Generation Stadiums

The Society for Experiential Graphic Design interviewed HOK’s Bill Johnson on how experiential graphic design shapes the stadium experience.


Designers of Detroit Red Wings Arena named Power Plays by Sports Business Journal. 20 April 2016

HOK Sports + Recreation + Entertainment Leaders Named Power Players by Sports Business Journal

HOK’s Nate Appleman, George Heinlein, Bill Johnson and Brad Schrock have been named to Sports Business Journal’s inaugural list of power players in facility design and development.

Sports Business Journal

19 April 2016

HOK’s Bill Johnson Discusses the Evolution of the Fan Experience with Building Design + Construction

Bill Johnson, the lead designer for Mercedes-Benz Stadium, describes how stadium design is accommodating evolving fan expectations.

Building Design + Construction

29 December 2015

HOK Design Annual 2015 Details Projects From Around the World

HOK Design Annual 2015 features conceptual designs, projects under construction and built projects from around the world.

HOK News

18 November 2015

HOK 24 / SIXTY Report Details Community Service for Firm’s 60th Anniversary

To commemorate HOK’s 60th anniversary, the firm launched a community service campaign challenging 24 offices to donate at least 60 hours of design services.

HOK News