through sustainable strategies. New infrastructure
changing styles of working. We are exploring
and buildings are organized around parks, gardens
ways of humanizing the office through new types
and greenery to mitigate the effects of climate
of resource-efficient arrangements, allowing for
collaborative and individual work spaces.
Sensitivity to local climate and culture shapes our
Along with practical solutions, we include
design approach so that each project is appropriate
visionary designs created through international
to its context. A brick office building is seamlessly
competitions. Their innovative strategies include
woven into the historic fabric of London, while
an urban â€œcarpetâ€? of sustainable infrastructure in
bold towers, influenced by the shapes of Chinese
Houston and a cluster of spherical structures for a
ceramic vases, stand out on the Nanchang skyline
Chinese port office complex. While yet unrealized,
to mark its emerging business district. In Riyadh,
these urban and architectural proposals reflect
Saudi Arabia, a new residential community draws
imaginative possibilities that will influence our
on the regionâ€™s traditional urban patterns to
future built designs.
become the first project outside North America to achieve LEED for Homes certification.
The breadth of these projects illustrates the diversity of our work and productive
We have significantly expanded our opportunities
collaborations with our clients.
to design hotels and resorts through the recent addition of talented designers from a leading hospitality design firm, adding richness to a building type often associated more closely with repetition than risk-taking. As we move forward, this hospitality design expertise will benefit our healthcare environments by transforming them into more comfortable, attractive spaces. Our interior designs continue to benefit both public and private organizations in supporting
HOK Design Board
Published on Sep 3, 2014
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