A continuation of the HOK Diversity Quilt posts … today we are featuring “all about me” squares. We’ve found that each square represents the maker in a unique way, and the next two were uniquely made:
Donovan Oliff (Assistant General Council) – “Donovan”
1. Did you have any inspiration in making your square (and what process did you use to make it)?
I wish I could point to something interesting as a source of inspiration. To tell you the truth, I was a little intimated by all the stunningly creative people working in our office. My knowledge of artistic media is limited to what I was taught to use in grade
Watch the HOK Model Shop craftsmen in [time-lapse] action as they create a three-dimensional model of an 88-story tower. Kim, Victoria, Michael and Vince relocated to their new digs in downtown St. Louis a few months ago.
The new facility expands the capabilities of HOK to create three-dimensional models for building design, planning and site development, product development, custom crafted interior decorative elements, and full size mock-ups of building details.
You may have heard of the ‘white elephant’ gift exchange, ‘secret santa,’ or ‘yankee swap.’ The green elephant takes gift giving to a whole new level!
Similar to the ‘white elephant’ – where one contributes a wrapped gift to a pot, then each person takes a turn selecting from the pot or stealing from someone else – the green elephant makes the same idea sustainable. Instead of a store-bought gift, each participant brought a “found object” from home, a re-gift, or a homemade item, and wrapped it in a sustainable fashion (grocery bag, fabric bag, reused paper, or other recycled materials). It’s a test of creativity, and boy did HOK WDC rise to the …