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
Regional Leaders

April Lenkey AIA, LEED® AP BD+C, DBIA

Regional Leader of Justice
Los Angeles

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April Lenkey

April Lenkey, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, DBIA, is a regional leader of HOK’s Justice group.

Based in Los Angeles, April acts as the key client liaison and ensures that projects meet their goals at all levels–from establishing the initial design concept through project development, construction and implementation. 

April has focused most of her career on the planning and design of correctional and detention facilities. She has extensive experience developing phasing strategies that minimize the disruption of ongoing operations while expanding and replacing existing facilities.


Rhode Island School of Design
Bachelor of Architecture
Bachelor of Fine Arts