HOK appoints new Dubai managing principal

Architect firm HOK has appointed a new managing principal for Dubai.

Mark Streetz, an architect with 38 years of experience in design, planning, architecture and project management, previously held leadership positions at several high profile architecture and engineering firms in the UAE and USA.

Daniel Hajjar, who helped establish HOK’s office in Dubai in 2000, has moved to a new role as managing principal in the firm’s London office. He continues to provide support for HOK’s clients and operations in Dubai and across the Middle East.

“We are committed to ensuring that HOK’s Dubai office continues to thrive and to work with the region’s best clients,” said Streetz. “I’m thrilled to collaborate with such wonderful clients and talented teams.”

Streetz holds a Bachelor of Science in Architecture degree from the University of Illinois.

HOK’s current and recent projects in the Middle East include the Hamad International Airport Passenger Terminal Complex in Doha; the Marina Mall in Doha; The Change Initiative sustainable retail prototype store in Dubai; the Rosewood Abu Dhabi hotel; and two of the largest high-rises currently under construction in the GCC region – the 74-storey Abu Dhabi National Oil Company headquarters in Abu Dhabi and the 76-storey Capital Market Authority Tower at King Abdullah Financial District in Riyadh.