Alumni Achievement Award
B.A. 1981, Architecture
B.A. 1981, Architectural Studies
BARCH 1982, Architecture
Principal/Director of Design
Dan Noble, BARCH 1982, Architecture, B.A. 1981, Architecture and Architectural Studies, is the Principal/Director of Design of HKS, Inc.; one of the top 10 architectural firms in the world. Under Noble’s guidance, HKS has become widely recognized as a national leader in the practice of healthcare architecture as well as the design of hospitality and sports venues throughout the world as evidenced by having received more than 50 design awards over the last five years.
He is a thought leader on conceptual design, evidence-based design and healing environments. With Noble at the helm, HKS has completed construction projects totaling more than $50 billion in 985 cities in 47 states and 59 foreign countries.
Noble often lectures at national symposiums and conferences and is regularly featured in national publications. Noble also serves on the Advisory Board for the Architecture program at NDSU.