HDR is an integrated design practice that creates human-centered, inspiring places grounded in smart ideas substantiated through data and research and informed by global best practices. We embrace unconventional thinking in order to elevate the human spirit and inspire human endeavors.
Our work is guided by three primary tenets:
Design for a Regenerative Future – Rather than focus on “sustainable design,” which calls for doing no harm, we are investing in new ways to design built environments that give more than they take. Regenerative design moves beyond basic high-performance design toward renewal-focused impacts and metric-driven targets for carbon, water, nutrients, air, biodiversity, social and health categories.
Transform Design Delivery – We believe that the way we approach project delivery and the technological tools we use can significantly improve outcomes for clients and drastically change the entire industry. By leveraging interactive design information, modeling workflows into client-based deliverables focused on rapid iteration, and in-depth study of the client’s design problems, we can generate solutions with greater precision and performance, in less time.
Elevate Community + Social Well-being – We’re rethinking traditional building and space typologies to better serve diverse users, providing solutions to social challenges, and working to design stronger, more vibrant communities.
As a full-service firm that combines architecture, engineering, interiors, experience, product and many other related design services, collaboration is at the heart of what we do. We combine the expertise of various disciplines to approach projects from every angle. Our architecture and design professionals in offices around the globe are united by our shared vision to create meaningful places that will endure for generations to come.