Based in HOK’s New York studio, Bridle will work closely with Paul Auguste and Matt Needham, directors of HOK’s Aviation + Transportation (A+T) practice, and Kaven Swan, director of business development for A+T.
Luke Bridle, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, ENV SP, has joined HOK as the director of transportation. As an architect focused on transportation infrastructure, Bridle has collaborated on the design of more than 60 mass transit and rail station projects around the world.
Bridle’s work with previous firms includes the East End Gateway and LIRR Concourse Project at Penn Station in New York City, a multimodal transport hub at the Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru, India, and an expansion to Grand Central Terminal including the re-visioning of the Grand Central-42nd Street Subway Station as part of a new mixed-use tower at the corner of 42nd Street and Lexington Avenue in New York City.
“Luke brings deep experience and leadership designing functional and beautiful transit centers and rail stations that elevate the passenger experience and seamlessly connect to the surrounding built environment,” said Auguste. “We are thrilled he is joining HOK to expand our expertise in transit-oriented developments.”
“Sustainable, forward-thinking transportation facilities play an important role in connecting communities and strengthening economies,” said Bridle. “I’m excited to join HOK’s A+T practice and create world-class transportation centers that meet the evolving needs of travelers.”
Dedicated to improving transit and infrastructure design, Bridle is a member of the American Institute of Architects New York Chapter’s Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and a member of the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure.