HOK announced today that Raymond Clark, AIA, LEED AP, has joined its leadership team in Chicago as senior vice president and management principal.
Clark brings 35 years of experience in the architectural and engineering profession. Most recently, he served as managing director of Perkins+Will's Chicago office. He began his career at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill.
“Ray is a proven leader in the design profession with a focus on integrating architecture and engineering solutions to create high-performance buildings,” said Patrick MacLeamy, FAIA, LEED AP, HOK's chairman and chief executive officer. “He has deep roots in Chicago and will make a significant impact on our robust practice here.”
“We are committed to ensuring that HOK’s office is among the strongest design practices in Chicago,” says Clark. “I'm excited to work with an exceptionally talented team and such wonderful clients.”
Clark served as principal in charge for the 150-story Chicago Spire condominium tower, the CBS Media Tower and the 40-story One South Dearborn office building in Chicago; the 1.9 million-square-foot Merchant Square mixed-use development in London; the 31-story Bank of America Center in Charlotte, N.C.; and the King Abdullah Financial District in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He was senior project architect and technical coordinator for the 88-story Jin Mao Tower in Shanghai and for the 44-story Hotel Arts in Barcelona.
Clark is involved in many Chicago-area organizations including the Urban Land Institute, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, the Chicago Committee on High-Rise Buildings, the Chicago Central Area Committee and the American Institute of Architects. He holds a Master of Architecture degree and a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
HOK’s Chicago practice projects include the University of Chicago William Eckhardt Research Center in Chicago; Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital Modernization Project in Barrington, Ill.; the Chicago Development Board Treatment and Detention Facility in Rushville, Ill.; The Joyce Foundation Office Relocation in Chicago; JW Marriott Hotel in Indianapolis; and the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Expansion in Columbus, Ohio.
HOK is a global design, architecture, engineering and planning firm. Through a network of 24 offices worldwide, HOK provides design excellence and innovation to create places that enrich people's lives and help clients succeed. In 2012, for the third consecutive year, DesignIntelligence ranked HOK as the #1 role model for sustainable and high-performance design.