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
Design Leaders

Brian Jencek RLA, ASLA

Director of Planning
HOK Board + Design Board Member

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Brian Jencek

Brian Jencek, RLA, ASLA, is located in the firm’s San Francisco office and is co-director of the firm’s global planning practice.

His responsibilities include leading multidisciplinary teams through the design process to deliver successful projects. He builds relationships with clients through creative solutions, responsiveness and delivering triple bottom line results.

Brian is on the board of directors for the Landscape Architecture Foundation and an Urban Infrastructure Committee member for SPUR, a member-supported nonprofit organization that promotes good planning and government through research, analysis, public education and advocacy.

He is active professionally and academically with the ASLA, ULI and the Clinton Climate Initiative. He teaches graduate-level design studios on the topics of climate change and resiliency at the University of California, Berkeley.



The Design of Cities in the Year 2039 | Architectural Digest

IKEA’s Think Tank Envisions Self-Driving Cars as Rooms on Wheels | Quartzy

Planning for the Urban Future of Autonomous Vehicles | Urban Land

Autonomous Vehicles Illustrated Op-Ed | The New York Times

Autonomous Vehicles | Curbed


Cornell University
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture