Washington, D.C.


1250 I St NW, #600

Washington, D.C. 20005

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Meet Our Washington, D.C. Team

About Us

HKS Washington delivers innovative design solutions guided by research and decades of experience in the capital region and beyond. We build strong relationships with our clients by solving design problems and creating buildings that delight and exceed their expectations. Our full-service studio staff is excited by projects that improve community health and foster cross-discipline design that blend aspects of different sectors. In addition to our work on projects such as Capital One Headquarters, North Bethesda, Medstar Georgetown University Hospital and the Metro Health System Transformation Master Plan, we are founding sponsors of the Christopher Kelley Leadership Development Program, Mid-Atlantic Design Fellowship and engage in other community-focused endeavors.


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Shannon Kraus, Principal and Executive Vice President

The core of our business is delivering creative solutions, critical thinking and thought leadership.

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FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches

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MGM National Harbor

Our job is to translate our clients’ vision into the three dimensional, to create an experience that’s a representation of their organization.

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Bell Textron Advanced Vertical Lift Business Center

As design leaders, our goal is to create healing environments that balance design aesthetics with clinical functionality, while ensuring our designs assist caregivers in working more effectively and efficiently.