HOK has appointed Randy Taylor, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, as the regional leader of Science + Technology for its Texas practice, which includes offices in Houston and Dallas.
Taylor, who joined HOK in 2012 and has more than 30 years of experience in the design of complex science and technology, healthcare, workplace and manufacturing facility projects, is based in Houston.
His experience includes the King Abdullah University of Science + Technology (KAUST) in Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, and Rice University’s Space Science and Technology full building renovation, Mikos Biomaterial Center and Keith Weiss Geological Laboratory in Houston.
“Our projects facilitate and promote innovation and discovery,” said Randy Kray, AIA, director of HOK’s global Science + Technology group. “In leading some of our most complex projects, Randy has demonstrated strong insight into solving the unique technical challenges involved with research facilities and laboratories as well as the importance of great design to each project’s success. He is a proven leader who understands how to turn our clients’ visions into reality.”
“HOK is committed to fostering innovation in our project work and culture,” added Taylor. “Our Science + Technology practice brings this innovation to our clients and the people who occupy the space we design.”
Taylor has a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Design and Architecture from Texas A&M University.