Founded in 1917, HDR is an employee-owned architectural, engineering and consulting firm that helps clients manage complex projects and make sound decisions. It has more than 7800 dedicated employees. As an integrated firm, HDR provides a total spectrum of services to their clients. Staff professionals represent hundreds of disciplines and partner on blended teams throughout North America and abroad to provide solutions beyond the scope of traditional A/E/C firms. With projects in all 50 states in the US and in 60 countries worldwide, it is ranked No. 13 among Engineering News-Record’s 2009 ‘Top 500 Design Firms;’ also, ranked as the No. 1 healthcare design firm by Modern Healthcare’s 2009 ‘Annual Construction & Design Survey of Healthcare Architects’. As a leader in the green building industry, their primary commitment is to provide their clients with sustainable, high-performance buildings ... buildings that cost less to operate, are healthier for occupants and are less damaging to the environment.

It’s Philosophy:
Being an employee-oriented firm, their principals are laid down on foundations of Respect, Integrity, Continuous Improvement, Empowerment, Open Communication, Innovation, Teamwork, Employee Development and Responsibility. HDRs vision of the future is promising; one that attracts and retains great people, rewards entrepreneurial spirit, creates clients for life by being a trusted advisor and is the investment of choice for employee owners. Though it is a global company, the backbone of the company is strong local leadership. HDR has built its value by developing and retaining local leaders, and has become One Great Sustainable Company as outlined in their 2012 Strategic Plan.

It’s Inspiration:
To be a superior professional firm known for vision, value and service to clients, communities and employees is their mission statement and their ultimate source of inspiration.

List of Projects:
Sustainability projects:

Feature Projects
30th Street Area Master Plan, City of Boise and Ada County Highway District, Boise, ID
Banner Bank Building, The Christensen Corporation, Boise, ID
Douglas County Recycling and Disposal Facility, Waste Management of Nebraska, Elk City, NE
East River Waterfront Marine Ecological Services & Permitting, New York City Economic Development Corporation, New York Harbor, NY
Legacy Nature Preserve, Utah Department of Transportation, Salt Lake City, UT
McKinney Green Building, West World Holding, McKinney, TX
Mitigation Exchange Service, Lewis County, Lewis County, WA
Moscone Center Energy Management Plan, City of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Nookachamps Water Resources and Utility Plan, Skagit County and Skagit Public Utilities District, Skagit County, WA
Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport, LEED Monitoring Services, Gilbane, San Jose, CA
Northwest Hillsborough Regional Master Plan, Hillsborough County, Hillsborough County, FL
Oregon Bridge Delivery Program, Oregon Department of Transportation, Statewide, OR
Palm Desert Sheriff's Station, Riverside County, Palm Desert, CA
Pentagon Wedge 2, Renovation, U.S. General Services Administration, Arlington, VA
Phoenix North Transfer Station and Materials Recovery Facility, City of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ
Rattlesnake Creek Bridge Design, Friends of Missoula Parks, Missoula, MT
Salinas Valley Solid Waste Authority Economic & Environmental Modeling, Salinas Valley Solid Waste Authority, Salinas Valley, CA
Sugar Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansion Facility Plan, Charlotte Mecklenburg Utilities, Charlotte, NC
Tucson Modern Streetcar, Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), Tucson, AZ