• What if one designer could wield the power of 1,000?

    HOK’s engineering team has developed a parametric modeling and optimization tool called HOK STREAM that dramatically speeds up the design process. This tool combines several modeling and structural analysis programs and processes to generate a single, streamlined solution for optimizing a...

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  • Lafayette Square Development Could Add Real Density to Chouteau Avenue

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  Plans are in the works for an ambitious development along Chouteau Avenue that would finally bring some life to the site of the Praxair gas plant destroyed in a 2005 explosion. But the...

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  • First Look: Habitat for Humanity ReStore Opening May 1st

    From NextSTL:  Contractors and volunteers are putting the finishing touches on the new Habitat for Humanity headquarters and ReStore scheduled to open on May 1st. The 51,000 square foot facility at the corner of South Grand and...

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  • St. Louis Design & Construction Industry Helps Autism Speaks Spotlight Autism Awareness

    Both labor and management in the St. Louis design and construction industry are adding their support to World Autism Awareness Day on Monday April 2, 2018.  As in previous years, the St. Louis chapter of Autism Speaks...

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  • Big Plans for Chouteau in Lafayette Square

    From NextSTL:  Chouteau Avenue will be transformed into a dense, mixed-use urban center along the northern edge of the Lafayette Square neighborhood if current plans move forward. The 5-block proposal by Bill Odell and HOK shows high-density...

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  • Feds Prepare to Select Construction Firms to Build $1.7B NGA Campus

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  It’s been almost two years since St. Louis got the good news that one of its largest employers, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, would remain in the city. Not only that, but the federal...

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  • Building Envelopes That Go Beyond Aesthetics

    From Facility Executive:  For many people, the term “modern commercial architecture” brings to mind grand structures veiled in steel, glass and concrete. And while gleaming curtain walls and sweeping composite shells can garner attention, it’s often the...

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  • Patient Care Drives Innovative Design

    by Paul Whitson Senior Vice President. Regional Healthcare Leader ‎HOK   Healthcare delivery is constantly changing as new research, innovative technology and educational methodologies challenge how medicine is practiced. Fresh thinking, tools and talent are just part...

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  • Fatemeh Shirpour Joins HOK’s St. Louis Office as Design Professional

    Fatemeh Shirpour, has joined HOK in St. Louis. She will support the HOK office as design professional. Shirpour joins HOK after receiving her Master’s degree in architecture from Washington University in St. Louis and after having previously...

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  • HOK Research Report: The New Financial Workplace

    HOK’s WorkPlace group has released “The New Financial Workplace,” a report that investigates the forces reshaping the financial industry and suggests how workplace design can position these companies for success. “The New Financial Workplace” provides information on...

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