Erik Andersen has been named design principal at Forum Studio. He will provide design leadership in the Chicago office as he joins the firm's integrated team of architects, interior designers, landscape architects, planners and engineers. A founding member of HOK's Chicago office, Andersen arrives at Forum Studio after serving as a vice president and design principal there, where he oversaw all phases of planning and design for a variety of project types. Most recently, Andersen led the architectural design effort for the Wishard Health Services - Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Hospital in Indianapolis and the Wellmark Headquarters in Des Moines. Locally, he worked as senior designer on Northwestern Memorial Hospital's Galter Feinberg Pavilions; the Residence Inn and SpringHill Suites Chicago Downtown/River North Hotel; the Health Sciences Center at College of DuPage; and the Avanté Center at William Rainey Harper College.