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HOK names Tim Fishking to lead Healthcare practice in Columbus

Fishking, Tim_CroppedHOK has named Tim Fishking, FAIA, NCARB, as vice president and practice leader for HOK’s Healthcare group. He will be based in the firm’s Columbus office.

“We’re excited to welcome Tim to our team,” said Paul Strohm, AIA, ACHA, LEED AP, director of HOK’s global Healthcare practice. “He is a nationally recognized healthcare design leader and accomplished architect who understands the crucial role collaboration plays in delivering successful projects.”

“Joining HOK means working with some of the world’s leading designers and foremost healthcare organizations,” said Fishking. “I look forward to working together to develop truly transformative healthcare environments for our region.”

Fishking brings more than 30 years of experience overseeing significant healthcare projects, advocating for interdisciplinary collaboration and thinking strategically about how to deliver architectural solutions that work for the people they serve. He was elevated to the AIA College of Fellows in 2017 and is nationally known for pioneering modular prefabrication of healthcare building systems. This industry-changing delivery model allows healthcare organizations to build responsive facilities while improving the environment and reducing construction costs.

Fishking’s work has been published in industry media publications including Architectural RecordMetropolisHealthcare Design and Modern Healthcare. Organizations including NeoCon, the Mayo Clinic and the Cleveland Clinic Foundation have invited him to conduct lectures. He has a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from The Ohio State University.

HOK’s Healthcare practice has led planning and design for several of the world’s most innovative healthcare facilities. Current and recent projects include The Ohio State University James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute in Columbus; replacement hospital projects for Duke University, Durham, N.C.; BJC HealthCare Washington University School of Medicine’s Campus Renewal Project in St. Louis; Ng Teng Fong General Hospital in Jurong, Singapore; Humber River Hospital in Toronto; Cedars-Sinai Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion in Los Angeles; and St Bartholomew’s Hospital Redevelopment in London.

HOK is a global design, architecture, engineering and planning firm. Through a network of 23 offices worldwide, HOK provides design excellence and innovation to create places that enrich people’s lives and help clients succeed. DesignIntelligence consistently ranks HOK as a leader in sustainable, high-performance design and technology innovation.​