HKS’s story begins in 1939 when Harwood K. Smith and his wife Kate began the practice in a small office in Dallas, Texas. Today, with more than 550 employees, the Dallas office serves as the corporate headquarters to 25 offices worldwide. Project experience includes corporate headquarters, office buildings, healthcare facilities, sports facilities, hotels and resorts, banks, justice and aviation facilities, religious structures, public buildings, multi-family housing, educational facilities, retail and industrial projects. HKS is ranked the sixth-largest architectural/engineering firm in the United States, according to Building Design+Construction. Recent area projects include AT&T Stadium, W Dallas-Victory Hotel and Residences, American Airlines Center, Eastfield College Learning Center and University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.