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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.

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We care about serving our clients, enriching lives, improving communities and protecting our natural environment through design.

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60+ Years of Design + Innovation
Design Leaders

Ryan Gedney

Senior Project Designer
Design Board Member
Kansas City

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Ryan Gedney

Ryan Gedney is a senior principal and senior project designer with HOK’s global Sports + Recreation + Entertainment practice. He has extensive experience leading the design of integrated sports facilities that are anchors for vibrant mixed-use districts, including recent projects in Edmonton, Detroit and Atlanta.

Based in Kansas City, Ryan brings a deep understanding of the business of sports and the fan experience. His revenue-generating design solutions improve the game-day experience for fans while responding to the goals of clients and their communities. His projects have won 20+ awards from organizations including the Urban Land Institute, American Institute of Architects and American Society of Landscape Architects.

Ryan, who is passionate about using evolving technologies to improve the design process and mentors other staff in using building information modeling to optimize all phases of a project’s design, construction and occupancy.

In 2016, Ryan was named to Building Design + Construction’s 40 under 40 class.


The Impact of Stadiums on the Growth of Soccer | iSportconnect

Reflecting on Edmonton’s Rogers Place | HOK News

The Impact of Sports-Anchored Mixed-Use Developments | HOK News

Ryan Gedney Named to BD+C’s 40 Under 40 | HOK News


Kansas State University
Bachelor of Architecture