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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.

We are a global architecture, design, engineering and planning firm.

60+ Years of Design + Innovation

60+ Years of Design + Innovation

Genius of Biome Report Published

Genius of Biome Report Published

HOK and Biomimicry 3.8 release the Genius of Biome report, a highly visual textbook describing how to apply biomimicry design principles. 

This publication describes the strategies and designs adopted by living organisms found in the temperate broadleaf forest biome. It explores the biological principles and patterns common to organisms and ecosystems within this biome. From this information, designers can extract principles to inspire innovation and identify specific criteria for place-based design.