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

Gordon Wright

Director of WorkPlace
Management Board Member + Marketing Board Member

+1 415 356 8769


Gordon Wright

Gordon Wright is the director of HOK’s WorkPlace practice. Based in Chicago, he leads diverse project teams that solve clients’ business and organizational challenges related to real estate business process, strategic planning, workplace strategy and change management.

With more than 20 years of experience, Gordon has served as principal-in-charge on numerous large-scale, strategic consulting projects that have improved the built environment and transformed the workplace experience for organizations around the world.

His experience with the delivery of projects from inception through completion has given him a clear understanding of the challenges faced by corporate real estate teams. Gordon helps clients develop scalable, sustainable organizations by implementing appropriate infrastructure, creating innovative strategies, building teams and effectively using resources. He has expertise in developing global services and delivery strategies that provide value to multiregional and multinational companies. He works closely with clients to ensure that HOK’s account services align with their needs and exceed their expectations.

Gordon completed the Prosci® Change Management certification program and is a member of CoreNet Global and the Urban Land Institute.

What do you enjoy the most about leading accounts?

“When you have a true partnership with clients and the consultant team over multiple projects, it makes working on projects memorable.”


10 Space Fusion Trends Influencing HOK’s Workplace Designers | HOK News

HOK Forward: 2018 Workplace Research and Trends | HOK Thought Leadership

The Workplace of the Future | The Future Organization Podcast

Why the Financial Workplace Is Different | Interiors & Sources

The New Financial Workplace | Shop Talk Podcast

HOK Collaborates with IFMA on New Workplace Strategy Research Report | HOK Thought Leadership

IFMA Workplace Strategy Survey Finds Unassigned Space on the Rise | Blog Talk Radio


University of Minnesota
Bachelor of Arts, Art History

San Diego State University
Bachelor of Arts, Economics