skilled in adapting to distinct climates and contexts
Our 2015 Design Annual presents innovative
around the world. From the deserts of the Middle
corporate workplaces, enduring government
East to the rainforests of Indonesia, we explored the
buildings and a community-focused museum.
potential of every project.
We review several healthcare and science facilities â€” critical buildings in which clinicians
By the mid-1990s, HOK had two dozen offices
and researchers are discovering new ways to
working together to design interior spaces,
improve lives. We examine the design of hospitality
buildings, communities and cities across the world.
projects that create destinations for luxury and
Our multidisciplinary approach to all building
relaxation in exceptional settings. We look at
types helped establish a legacy of innovative,
futuristic sports venues, dynamic retail centers
collaborative design solutions.
and sustainable residential environments. Finally, we feature several new expressions for airports
In 2015, 60 years after our founding, HOKâ€™s
and all forms of transit.
specialist expertise and geographic reach extend to nearly every building type and continent.
After six decades, the timeless architectural values
Sustainability, technical advancement, creativity
of function, structure, light and beauty in service
and practical innovation are hallmarks of our
to human needs remain our guiding principles. We
work. Each new design reflects our meticulous
look forward to working with clients to create new
attention to the needs of the community and the
memories and places over the next 60 years.
natural environment. HOK Design Board Throughout our history, HOK has had the privilege of designing the building blocks that come together to form communities, improve cities and enhance peopleâ€™s lives. This book highlights recent examples.