Bill Hellmuth

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Hellmuth at HOK 60th anniversary (2015)


Bill Hellmuth, AIA, LEED AP, is an American architect who has designed several notable projects worldwide. Since 2005, he has been president of HOK, a global architecture, engineering and planning firm, while also heading its Washington, D.C., office.[1][2]

In April 2016, Hellmuth succeeded Patrick MacLeamy as HOK’s CEO while continuing to serve as the firm’s president and design principal in Washington, D.C. [3]

Background[edit]

Hellmuth received a Bachelor of Science (Architecture) degree from the University of Virginia, and, in 1977, a Master of Architecture from Princeton University, where he studied under Michael Graves.[1] After leaving school, he joined Skidmore, Owings and Merrill. In 1991, he joined HOK (the "Hellmuth" in HOK was his uncle), and became president of the firm in 2005.[1]

As a longtime champion of sustainable design, Hellmuth began integrating sustainability into projects long before LEED certification became commonplace.[4]

In 2014, Hellmuth was named a Senior Fellow of the Design Futures Council, an interdisciplinary network of design, product and construction leaders.[5]

Projects[edit]

Projects that Hellmuth has designed include:

Personal[edit]

Hellmuth is married and has two grown children.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Dietsch, Deborah K. (November 17, 2008). "HOK's Bill Hellmuth: On top of the world". 
  2. ^ Forgey, Benjamin (January 9, 1999). "Two Modest, Modern Buildings; Pair Evidences Distinct Style ofWilliam Hellmuth". 
  3. ^ Arsenault, Haley (27 January 2016). "HOK Names Bill Hellmuth as Chief Executive Officer". 
  4. ^ Brennan, Vince (25 January 2016). "HOK names new CEO in succession plan". St. Louis Business Journal. Retrieved 18 March 2016. 
  5. ^ "Design Futures Council Announces 2014 Senior Fellows". DesignIntelligence. Retrieved 11 September 2014. 
  6. ^ "Grand Opening: The Collection at Chevy Chase". Retail Traffic Mag. May 1, 2006. Retrieved July 9, 2010. 

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