Awards

HKS does not create in order to win awards – that is not in our collective DNA. However, we understand the importance of how peer recognition affects our work and the effect it has on the architectural industry and society as a whole.


2017 Best Places to Work in Greater Washington

Washington Business Journal


2016 Top 100 Places to Work in DFW

Dallas Morning News


2016 Top 50 Good Employers Guide

Building Magazine


2016 Firm of the Year

AIA Florida/Caribbean Chapter


2015 Best Place to Work in Los Angeles

Los Angeles Business Journal


2014 Best Place to Work in Los Angeles

Los Angeles Business Journal


2014 Firm of the Year

AIA Orlando Chapter


2013 Best Place to Work in Los Angeles

Los Angeles Business Journal


2012 Outstanding Architect Award

American Subcontractors Association/North Texas Chapter


2012 Best Place to Work in Los Angeles

Los Angeles Business Journal


2011 Outstanding Architect Firm of the Year

Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Utah


2011 Best Places to Work in Los Angeles

Los Angeles Business Journal


2010 Best Places to Work in Los Angeles

Los Angeles Business Journal


2010 Outstanding Architect Award

American Subcontractors Association/North Texas Chapter


2009 Best AEC Firms to Work For

Building Design+Construction


2009 Best Places to Work in Los Angeles

Los Angeles Business Journal


2008 CFO of the Year – Finalist

Dallas Business Journal


2008 The Stevie Awards, Best Finance Executive Category

The American Business Awards


2008 Best Places to Work in Los Angeles

Los Angeles Business Journal


2008 Best Companies to Work for in Texas

Texas Monthly


2007 Outstanding Architect Award

American Subcontractors Association/North Texas Chapter


2007 Best Places to Work – Large Size Business Category

Dallas Business Journal


2007 The Stevie Awards, Best Executive Business Services Category

The American Business Awards


2007 Great Places to Work

Richmond Magazine


2006 Outstanding Architect Award

American Subcontractors Association/North Texas Chapter


2006 Best AEC Firm Site — Silver winner

Building Design+Construction


2006 Graphic Design USA Awards

INNOVATE magazine, HKS Regional Office Brochures (Phoenix & California), Twenty for Twenty Invitation, Atlanta Open House Invitation


2006 Best Companies to Work for in Texas

Texas Monthly


2006 Breakthrough Award

Facility Guidelines Institute


2006 Financial Executive of the Year Award, Regional Winner

Institute of Management Accountants/Robert Half International


2006 CEO of the Year Award

PSMJ Resources


2005 Outstanding Architect Award

American Subcontractors Association/North Texas Chapter


2005 Graphic Design USA Awards

Architecture for Healing, HKS website & INNOVATE


2005 Best Bosses Award — Ralph Hawkins, Finalist

Fortune Small Business


2005 The Stevie Awards, Finalist

The American Business Awards


2004 Outstanding Architect Award

American Subcontractors Association/North Texas Chapter


2004 Best Places to Work — Medium Size Business Category

Dallas Business Journal


2004 North Texas Best Family Friendly Companies

Dallas Child and Fort Worth Child


2004 Best Companies to Work for in America

Great Place to Work Institute/Society for Human Resource Management


2003 Outstanding Architect Award

American Subcontractors Association/North Texas Chapter


2003 Best Places to Work — Medium Size Business Category

Dallas Business Journal


2003 Momentum Dallas, Award of Merit

Greater Dallas Chamber


2003 Greater Dallas Business Ethics Award, Midsize Company

Society of Financial Service Professionals/Dallas Chapter


2002 Outstanding Architect Award

American Subcontractors Association/North Texas Chapter


2002 Architecture Firm of the Year Award

Texas Society of Architects


2001 Outstanding Architect Award

American Subcontractors Association/North Texas Chapter


2000 Outstanding Architect Award

American Subcontractors Association/North Texas Chapter


1999 Outstanding Architect Award

American Subcontractors Association/North Texas Chapter


1998 Outstanding Architect Award

American Subcontractors Association/North Texas Chapter


1995 Outstanding Architect Award

American Subcontractors Association/North Texas Chapter


1993 Outstanding Architect Award

American Subcontractors Association/North Texas Chapter


1991 Outstanding Architect Award

American Subcontractors Association/North Texas Chapter


1980 Outstanding Architect Award

American Subcontractors Association/North Texas Chapter