Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

Featured Buildings Involving HOK Architects Corporation

Bakrie Tower

Bakrie Tower, Jakarta

Bakrie Tower has become one of the most iconic buildings in the ever-crowded skyline of Jakarta with its angled facade.

Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower

Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower, Hanoi

Completed as the tallest building in Vietnam, Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower establishes a commanding focal point of the city’s Từ Liêm District.

ADNOC Headquarters

ADNOC Headquarters, Abu Dhabi

ADNOC Headquarters, situated next to the Arabian Gulf, was designed to allow occupants flexibility in physical space as well as optimal views of the coastline.

Capital Market Authority Tower

Capital Market Authority Tower, Riyadh

The CMA Tower is the tallest of the five structures that make up the plaza of the King Abdullah Financial District.

HOK Architects Corporation at CTBUH

CTBUH New York Hosts Seminar: Linking Style with Function

28 Feb 2019, Event Report – CTBUH New York Chapter hosted a presentation on LaGuardia Airport's new Terminal B…

CTBUH New York Chapter Hosts Discussion on Health Care Design

CTBUH New York Chapter Hosts Discussion on Health Care Design

14 Nov 2018, Event Report – The CTBUH New York Future Leaders Committee hosted a discussion on strategies for…

CTBUH Italy Co-Hosts the 7th Tall Buildings Conference in Milan

CTBUH Italy Co-Hosts the 7th Tall Buildings Conference in Milan

7 Jun 2017, Event Report – CTBUH Italy co-hosted the seventh edition of the one-day International Tall…

HOK Architects Corporation at CTBUH

CTBUH New York Hosts Seminar: Linking Style with Function
28 Feb 2019, New York City – Event Report
CTBUH New York Chapter hosted a presentation on LaGuardia Airport's new Terminal B, joined by speakers from the project's design teams.
CTBUH New York Chapter Hosts Discussion on Health Care Design
14 Nov 2018, New York City – Event Report
The CTBUH New York Future Leaders Committee hosted a discussion on strategies for healthcare resiliency, featuring architects, engineers, project managers and owners.
CTBUH Italy Co-Hosts the 7th Tall Buildings Conference in Milan
7 Jun 2017, Milan – Event Report
CTBUH Italy co-hosted the seventh edition of the one-day International Tall Buildings Conference held in Milan, which focused on various challenges of tall buildings.
Top Company Rankings: The World’s 100 Tallest Buildings
13 Oct 2016, Chicago – CTBUH Research
The Council is pleased to announce the Top Company Rankings for numerous disciplines as derived from the list of projects appearing in 100 of the World’s Tallest Buildings.
CTBUH 13th Annual Awards Executive Table Sponsor
6 Nov 2014, Chicago – Awards Event
The CTBUH 13th Annual awards ceremony and dinner was held immediately after the daytime Symposium in nearby S.R. Crown Hall.
CTBUH 2013 London Conference Silver+ Sponsor
11-13 Jun 2013, London – Conference Sponsor
In the midst of two decades of unprecedented tall building development globally, Europe has increasingly embraced the skyscraper, even in cities seen as “anti-tall.”
CTBUH 4th Annual Awards Contributor
18 Oct 2005, New York City – Awards Event
The CTBUH 4th Annual awards ceremony and dinner was held in the Astor Ballroom of the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel.
CTBUH 2nd Annual Awards Dinner Gold Sponsor
16 Oct 2003, Chicago – Awards Event
The CTBUH 2nd Annual awards ceremony and dinner was held in S. R. Crown Hall, located on the Illinois Institute of Technology campus.

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William Kenworthey

William Kenworthey

CTBUH Expert Peer Review Committee, 2018 – Present
New York City, United States

Matt Breidenthal

Matt Breidenthal

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2017
New York City, United States

Kenneth Drucker

Kenneth Drucker

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2012
New York City, United States

CTBUH Leaders at HOK Architects Corporation

William Kenworthey

William Kenworthey

CTBUH Expert Peer Review Committee, 2018 – Present
New York City, United States

Matt Breidenthal

Matt Breidenthal

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2017
New York City, United States

Kenneth Drucker

Kenneth Drucker

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2012
New York City, United States

William Hellmuth

William Hellmuth

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2018
Washington D.C., United States

Lawrence Malcic

Lawrence Malcic

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2018
London, United Kingdom

Peter Ruggiero

Peter Ruggiero

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2019
Chicago, United States

Roger Soto

Roger Soto

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2015
Houston, United States

Ian Fleetwood

Ian Fleetwood

CTBUH Innovation Conference, Speaker, 2019
St. Louis, United States

Simon Lawrence

Simon Lawrence

CTBUH Innovation Conference, Speaker, 2019
London, United Kingdom

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CTBUH Resources Involving HOK Architects Corporation

Award Winners & Award of Excellence Recipients

The CTBUH Awards recognize projects and individuals that have made extraordinary contributions to the advancement of tall buildings and the urban environment, and that achieve sustainability at the highest and broadest level.

Award of Excellence

Polycentric Cities: The Future of Vertical Urbanism

Oct 2018 – CTBUH Journal 2018 Issue IV
CTBUH 2018 Conference Speakers

Iconic Office Tower Propels Saudi Arabia into the New Global Century: Challenges and Innovations

26 Oct 2015 – The Middle East: A Selection of Written Works on Iconic Towers and Global Place-Making
Roger Soto, HOK; Basem Al-Shihabi, Omrania & Associates

Performance of Shadow Boxes in Curtain Wall Assemblies

16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings
Mikkel Kragh, Stanley Yee & Lawrence D. Carbary, Dow Corning; Neil McClellan, HOK

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Videos

Achieving a Coherent Visitor Experience Through Local Design Inspiration
10 Apr 2019 – Simon Lawrence, HOK, Inc.
The Central Bank of Kuwait Headquarters Building has a layered and complex program of spaces. The building reflects this composite nature. Public volumes are gathered in the base, while the auditorium cantilevers above these spaces, enjoying a…
Sustainability in High-Rise Cities
21 Oct 2018 – William Hellmuth, HOK, Inc.
Density – putting more people in a smaller land area - is an inherently sustainable way to build. Dense development uses less resources in terms of both in land as well as the systems that serve the built environment. As our world population grows,…
Europe’s Tallest Residential Tower: Spire London
20 Oct 2018 – Lawrence Malcic, HOK, Inc.
The complexities of place-making are mirrored in the technical complexity of Spire London: various structural solutions were evaluated to find a design that addresses the geotechnical challenges of a waterside location and a tower literally spanning…
Optimization of Integrated Structural Façades Across Multiple Building Shapes and Locations
31 Oct 2017 – Matt Breidenthal, HOK, Inc
This presentation demonstrated the immense possibilities of applying architectural, façade or structural parametric modeling and optimization to the concept of façade as structural skin. While previous projects have integrated the façade as a…
2015 New York Conference - Session 5b - Q&A
27 Oct 2015 – Presentation at Building Tall Skyscraper Lecture Series; Panel Questions & Answers
Roger Soto, HOK; Louis Becker, Henning Larsens Architects; and Pierre Marcout, Prisme Entertainment, answer questions at the end of 2015 New York Conference Session 5b: Other Developments in the Middle East.
Iconic Office Tower Propels Saudi Arabia into the New Global Century: Challenges and Innovations
27 Oct 2015 – Presentation at Building Tall Skyscraper Lecture Series; Roger Soto, HOK
As the centerpiece of the King Abdullah Financial District, the CMA Tower is evidence of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s economic diversification strategy. The faceted crystalline iconic structure, which rises 385 meters and 80 stories, serves as the…
The Design of the Capital Market Authority Tower, Riyadh
20 Aug 2015 – Other Videos; Roger Soto, HOK
HOK's Roger Soto discusses the design of the Capital Market Authority Tower in Riyadh.
How Will Tall Buildings be Different in 20 Years?
Jan 2013 – Monthly Video Series; Kenneth Drucker, HOK; James Goettsch, Goettsch Partners; Keith Griffiths, Aedas; David Malott, KPF; Adrian Smith, AS+GG; et al
Industry leaders answering this question include: Kenneth Drucker, HOK; James Goettsch, Goettsch Partners; Keith Griffiths, Aedas; David Malott, KPF; Adrian Smith, AS+GG; Rafael Viñoly, Rafael Viñoly Architecture; Jun Xia, Gensler; and more.
Biomimicry Inspired Design for Nine Towers at Central Park in New Songdo City
21 Sep 2012 – Presentation at CTBUH 2013 London Conference; Kenneth Drucker, HOK
The nine 45-60 story towers designed by HOK in New Songdo City along the edge of the new Central Park highlight the integration of high performance buildings, sustainable design and biomimicry while creating iconic architecture. Using this project as…
Interview: Biomimicry
20 Sep 2012 – 2016 China Conference Interviews; Kenneth Drucker, HOK
Kenneth Drucker of HOK is interviewed by Jeff Herzer during the 2012 CTBUH Shanghai Congress at the Jin Mao, Shanghai. Kenneth discusses biomimicry and its use in making greener and more natural buildings.

Papers/Research

Polycentric Cities: The Future of Vertical Urbanism
Oct 2018 – CTBUH Journal 2018 Issue IV; CTBUH 2018 Conference Speakers
As we approach the new normality of cities housing 10 million or more inhabitants, those best positioned for the future are evolving along polycentric, multi-nodal lines, with several central business districts, ideally all offering something…
Iconic Office Tower Propels Saudi Arabia into the New Global Century: Challenges and Innovations
26 Oct 2015 – The Middle East: A Selection of Written Works on Iconic Towers and Global Place-Making; Roger Soto, HOK; Basem Al-Shihabi, Omrania & Associates
As the centerpiece of the King Abdullah Financial District, the Capital Market Authority (CMA) Tower is evidence of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s economic diversification strategy. The faceted crystalline iconic structure, which rises 385 meters and…
Performance of Shadow Boxes in Curtain Wall Assemblies
16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings; Mikkel Kragh, Stanley Yee & Lawrence D. Carbary, Dow Corning; Neil McClellan, HOK
As increased urban density needs influence the verticality of our built environment, scales of economy and practical efficiency of curtain wall design and construction constitute a larger proportion of the building envelope systems used on these…
Biomimicry Inspired Design for Nine Towers at Central Park in New Songdo City
Sep 2012 – CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai; Kenneth Drucker, HOK New York
The 9 45-60 story towers designed by HOK in New Songdo City along the edge of the new Central Park highlight the integration of high performance buildings, sustainable design and biomimicry while creating iconic architecture. Each set of buildings…

HOK Architects Corporation Tall Building Facts

150m+ Buildings 57 Completed4 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings 3 Completed2 Under Constr.
Average Building Age 15 Years
Most Common Function office, 23 Buildings
Most Common Material Concrete, 32 Buildings
Building Functions
 
Building Materials
 

All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings currently in the database.

Tall Buildings Involving HOK Architects Corporation

The building list and facts show buildings involving HOK Architects Corporation, HOK, Inc.