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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
Design Leaders

Domenic Salpietra AIA

Regional Leader of Planning

Domenic Salpietra

Domenic Salpietra, AIA, is the regional leader of planning for HOK’s Chicago practice.

As an urban designer and registered architect with more than 13 years of experience, Domenic has a comprehensive background in the planning and development of large-scale, urban projects ranging from commercial mixed-use developments to multifunctional districts and communities. With a passion for cities and an understanding of the increasingly complex, interconnected challenges they face, Domenic emphasizes the relationship between intelligent urban planning and high-quality architecture.


Regional Cooperation and Transit Are Vital to Chicago’s Future | RE Journals

Domenic Salpietra Joins HOK as Regional Planning Leader | HOK News


Harvard University
Graduate School of Design
Master of Architecture in Urban Design with Distinction

University of Arizona
Bachelor of Architecture