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David Hocker ventured into business in late 2004 with a clear vision—beautiful articulation of the “spaces between” that exude meaningful connection to region and place for the people who inhabit them. In 13 short years Hocker Design Group (HDG) has grown into a focused design firm with a succinct point of view that responds to architecture, site ecology, and geographic features with appropriately scaled designs of exhibited restraint. A commitment to provide responsible and innovative solutions has earned the small firm 30-plus design awards and accolades in national and international publications.
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Explore how a firm started with a single project, keyed into important relationships, and grew through a strong reputation of collaboration and built work.
Learn how HDG views residential work as a platform for experimentation from which concept, detailing, and material success can be scaled to the urban or institutional level.
Understand how HDG integrates reused materials and native or adaptive plants into the design process to produce a sustainable aesthetic in each built project.
Hear how HDG’s creative approach to problem solving uses logic to steer design decisions throughout all phases of a project.
Dylan Stewart; Ashlee Lehmann; David Hocker; Biff Sturgess; Keith LeBlanc
American Society of Landscape Architects