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

HOK Quick Facts

With offices around the globe, HOK designs buildings and spaces that respond to the needs of people and the environment. HOK designers are rooted in technical excellence, driven by imagination and focused on a solitary goal: to deliver solutions that inspire clients and communities.

  • 24 regional offices on three continents (North America, Europe and Asia)
  • 1,700+ employees
  • $465 million (US) estimated 2018 gross revenue
  • Founded in 1955


  • Designed world’s highest-scoring LEED-CI Platinum project (The Change Initiative)
  • Designed first LEED-certified airport terminal (Terminal A at Boston Logan International Airport)
  • Designed world’s most-visited museum (National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC)
  • Six consecutive years of recognition on the AIA’s “Top 10 Green Projects List”
  • Co-authored the Genius of Biome report with Biomimicry 3.8

Industry Rankings

Architectural Record Top 300 Architecture Firms

  • #1 Architecture/Engineering Firm

Engineering News-Record Top 500 Design Firms

  • #1 Architecture/Engineering Firm

Engineering News-Record Top 100 Green Buildings Design Firms

  • #1 Architecture/Engineering Firm

Building Design + Construction Giants 300 Report

  • #2 Architecture/Engineering Firm
  • #2 Federal Government Architecture Firm
  • #2 Science + Technology Architecture Firm
  • #2 Sports Architecture Firm
  • #3 Green Architecture Firm
  • #3 Office Architecture Firm
  • #4 Airport Architecture Firm

Interior Design Giants

  • #4 Top 100 Giants
  • #2 Top 100 Green Giants