Monthly Archives: May 2011

Hoefer Wysocki named one of the Best Companies to Work For

Best Companies to Work ForHoefer Wysocki Architects has been doing very well for an average year in our industry. But this is no average year. While the industry is down about 30% over the last five years, Hoefer Wysocki has grown by 75% in that same time. In recognition of this success and other factors, our firm was named a finalist among small companies for  Kansas City’s Best Companies to Work For by Ingram’s Magazine.

Six winners and six finalists were named by looking at the vision for the firm, financial performance and outlook, benefits and compensation, professional development and the firm’s culture. The list includes some other names you might know like Commerce Bank, Henderson Engineers, Barkley, Verizon, Burns & McDonnell, Hyatt Regency Crown Center,  Teva Neuroscience and Turner Construction.

MacKown Dental Clinic recieves Honor Award

MacKown Dental Clinic

Hoefer Wysocki Architects is the 2011 Honor Award winner in Concept Design given by the United States Air Force (USAF) for the MacKown Dental Clinic project.   This project will be a complete replacement of the MacKown Dental Clinic at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas.  The 55,617 GSF  facility will provide for dental care, dental laboratory capabilities, support spaces and graduate education programs.  The entire facility is on track to exceed LEED Gold certification and is planned to be construction complete in the first quarter of 2012.

The USAF Juror comments are as follows:

“Well-integrated with its surroundings”

“Elaborate, open concept with carefully thought-out patient comfort”

“Good use of outdoor spaces and landscaping to create a more relaxed patient experience”

“Modern exterior stylings fit nicely with technology-centered dental facility”