SEATTLE—Levi J. Rippy, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, DBIA, NOMA, NCARB, has been promoted from senior project architect to technical principal for HOK’s San Francisco and Seattle studios. Based in San Francisco, he leads the technical direction and development of projects across HOK’s markets.
“Levi has been instrumental in leading in complex projects that enhance the built environment,” said Anton Foss, AIA, managing principal of HOK’s San Francisco and Seattle studios. “We’re thrilled that he is taking on this expanded role.”
Rippy is an architect with more than 20 years of experience with aviation and transportation, healthcare, science and technology, justice, corporate, commercial and hospitality projects. His recent projects include the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Concourse D Annex and Judge Patricia H. Clark Children and Family Justice Center.
Dedicated to architecture and design, Rippy is a member of HOK’s firm-wide technical board working to improve project delivery and design processes. He also sits on the firm’s mentoring task force and has served as chairperson for the AIA Seattle Chapter’s Urban Design Forum.
“HOK’s San Francisco and Seattle offices continue to grow with projects requiring beautifully detailed design solutions,” said Rippy. “I’m looking forward to contributing to these important projects and to collaborating with our clients and teams as technical principal.”
With offices around the globe, HOK designs buildings and spaces that respond to the needs of people and the environment. HOK designers are rooted in technical excellence, driven by imagination and focused on a solitary goal: to deliver solutions that inspire clients and communities.