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HKS, Inc.

350 N. St. Paul Street
Dallas, TX 75201

Phone: 214-969-5599

Firm Description

HKS, Inc. is a leading architectural design firm ranked among the top six architectural engineering firms, according to Building Design + Construction magazine. Since its founding in 1939, HKS has completed construction projects totaling more than $75 billion in more than 1,498 cities located in 84 countries. The firm operates from 27 offices worldwide.

Architecture reflects our time and culture as well as shapes it. It is our essential humanity that moves us to do good, creating places that facilitate activity and bring joy to the human spirit. HKS is creating places that enhance the human experience through innovation, creativity and vision. We design settings to live, learn, heal, work and play.

We are one. We believe that the value of talent, experience and knowledge is multiplied when shared. HKS is a worldwide network of professionals, strategically located and working seamlessly as one firm. We put together the best teams from around the globe to deliver exceptional value to our clients. Our individual expertise includes design, research and management.

Our vision is to be a global leader in professional design services, bringing value to clients through innovation while being committed to excellence, sustainability and sound business principles.

Our project experience includes corporate headquarters, office buildings, healthcare facilities, sports facilities, hotels and resorts, banks, government and aviation facilities, religious, public buildings, multi-family housing, educational facilities, science and technology, retail and industrial projects.

A four-person executive committee including Dan Noble, FAIA, FACHA, LEED AP, president and CEO; Ralph Hawkins, FAIA, FACHA, LEED AP, chairman; Nunzio DeSantis, FAIA, LEED AP, executive vice president; and Craig Beale, FAIA, FACHA, FACHE, LEED AP, executive vice president manages the firm.

These individuals are committed to creativity, continued learning, client satisfaction and the ability to invite diversification and change into our firm. HKS is constantly striving to provide the best services, further the industry and support the community.

The firm employs more than 975 dedicated and experienced professionals with specialty experience as well as building-technology savvy. Integrating our in-house R&D teams, we grow your interests through in-depth, knowledge-based practices.

Our design process begins with active listening and open dialogue between you and the design team. As this process unfolds, we identify your overall needs and interpret them into a design response that establishes the building as an inspiring and integral part of the business at hand. We realize the relationship between the built and natural environments is unique to each situation. We offer a collaborative, integrated project delivery model that is focused on sustainability, value and quality.

Project management, honed through decades of experience, is our strong suit. Our project management process includes design-quality management reviews and consultant coordination, budget management, monthly reporting, design scheduling and design-fee cash flow forecasting and trending. Our technical expertise and construction administration background contribute to streamlined, on-time, within-budget projects that create memorable experiences



Graphic + Environmental Design, Green Plan Review, Interior Design, Master Planning, Programming, Project / Program Management, Site Analysis/ Site Evaluating and Planning, Space Planning, Way Finding

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