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HOK strengthens team with Nowak

Kevin Nowak, AIA, LEED AP, has joined HOK’s growing Sports + Recreation + Entertainment practice as a regional leader in Philadelphia.

Nowak has dedicated his 15-year professional career to sports architecture. He has worked on projects for campuses including Villanova University, Duke University, Bucknell University and Drexel University.

He also brings experience with professional sports facility and ballpark design. At HOK, Nowak will be responsible for client development and project management, focusing on the collegiate and recreation facility market.

Nate Appleman, AIA, LEED AP, director of HOK’s global Sports + Recreation + Entertainment group said:

Kevin brings deep experience, strong leadership skills and a collaborative approach to design that will be invaluable in serving our sports clients in the Northeast and beyond.

As our practice continues to grow, Kevin will be instrumental in collaborating across regions, building relationships and leveraging our expertise to bring the best projects to our clients and their communities.

Nowak is a native New Englander, originally from Boston, and will be based in HOK’s Philadelphia studio. He graduated from The Catholic University of America with a Master’s in Architecture. Nowak said:

I’m excited to join HOK and for the opportunity to continue to build momentum in the region for the sports practice.

The firm has long been synonymous with sports facility innovation and I’m looking forward to collaborating with our global teams and clients.