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We create exceptional environments that meet our clients' most complex design challenges.

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Middle East

3 December 2013

Dubai Will Host World Expo in 2020 with HOK-Designed Master Plan

Dubai has been chosen as the site of the 2020 World Expo. HOK was the lead designer for a team that developed the master plan for the Expo, which is expected to draw more than 25 million visitors.

HOK News

4 November 2013

Construction Continues on 74-Story ADNOC Headquarters in Abu Dhabi

HOK designed the 74-story, two-million-square-foot headquarters complex in Abu Dhabi, UAE, for the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC).

Yahoo! Finance

9 September 2013

CNN Features HOK Airport Designs in Doha and Riyadh

CNN’s story on the significant aviation ambitions in the Middle East features the expansions to airports in Doha and Riyadh.


16 July 2013

The Change Initiative Is World’s Highest Scoring LEED-CI Platinum Project

The Change Initiative, Dubai’s first retail store to focus its efforts solely on selling sustainable products and services, scored 107 from a maximum possible 110 points according to the LEED Commercial Interiors rating system.


8 July 2013

HOK’s Daniel Hajjar on a Good Urban Master Plan

Daniel Hajjar, who has been based in Dubai since opening HOK’s office there in 2000, describes the benefits of a good urban master plan.

Vision (Dubai)

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