Designed to do More

Who We Are
Who We Are
We plan and design resilient spaces; spaces that empower people, prioritize inclusion and promote efficiencies.

At Hoefer Welker, our award-winning architects, designers, and engineers are known for their commitment to collaboration. We partner with our clients to create spaces that embody their vision, whether it’s a hospital campus designed to serve our nation’s veterans or a multifamily residential complex built to foster community. 

 

Our Services
Our Services
Markets
Markets
Our civic architecture team designs engaging spaces for federal, state and municipal clients that foster connection, ensure accessibility – and promote fiscal responsibility. We understand the highly specialized needs of our civic clients and partner with them to deliver design solutions that make an impact in their communities. 
Workspaces are continually evolving, which is why our corporate architecture team delivers innovative designs that are functional, flexible and dynamic. Our listen-first approach helps us collaborate with corporate clients to deliver designs that meet their needs today – and tomorrow.
The Hoefer Welker education team understands the importance of creating spaces that inspire the next generation of dreamers, doers and makers. Our designers have decades of experience working with educators to deliver spaces that foster connection, communication and continuous learning. 
Our healthcare team is an industry leader in creating thoughtful, progressive designs for institutional, academic and government clients. We understand the critical need to integrate technology,  promote connection and create patient-centered spaces built on data-driven plans. More than 60 percent of our portfolio is in the healthcare space.
We have decades of experience designing complex, secure and highly-specialized spaces for military and government clients. We understand the unique challenges in navigating government requirements while delivering inspiring designs. 
Our interiors team is a fully-integrated, strategic partner in all of our design projects. They focus on understanding how people use the space to create solutions that are both aesthetically stunning and operationally efficient.
We leverage our vast experience – from retail to residential – to deliver mixed-use design solutions that seamlessly balance a range of needs. Our team’s collaborative spirit ensures designs meet the complex needs of developers.
Our multifamily team focuses on meeting developers’ performance objectives while delivering inspiring spaces that residents love. Multifamily builds demand energizing, thoughtful designs that balance individual needs while building community. 
As our shopping and entertainment needs have evolved, our retail & hospitality team has focused on delivering impactful, brand-building experiences for both clients and users. Our team brings vast know-how to the space, creating unique experiences for visitors. 
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Featured Project
Featured Project

Phoenix 32nd Street VA Clinic

At 275,157 square feet, the new Phoenix facility is one of the largest VA outpatient clinics in the U.S., with more than half a million visits per year anticipated. The five-story clinic includes multispecialty and telehealth clinics, an education...

Featured Project
Featured Project
About Hoefer Welker
About Hoefer Welker
About Hoefer Welker
About Hoefer Welker


We’re designed to do more, whether we’re creating a complex healthcare facility or a boundary-breaking retail establishment. From offices in Kansas City, Dallas and Jacksonville, our Hoefer Welker teams deliver award-winning designs that all start the same – by listening. Since our founding in 1996, our collaborative approach has delivered inspiring designs in a range of market sectors, from government and education to multifamily and corporate. Collaborative. Innovative. Designed to do more. 

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Featured Work
Featured Work
News & Insights
News & Insights

ENR Midwest's 2024 Top Young Professionals

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How Being An Architect Has Changed Over the Last 20 Years

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Excellence in Safety: U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs Corpus Christi Outpatient Clinic

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Corpus Christi Outpatient Clinic in Texas has been recognized for its excellence in...