Perkins+Will Expands Its Healthcare Practice

Eleven team members join the firm in North America

Architecture and design firm Perkins+Will has added eleven team members to its healthcare practice. These leading experts will help to expand the firm’s presence and further service clients throughout North America and the global practice. Perkins+Will is well-known for its award winning healthcare portfolio including recent integrated planning and design projects for The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, and Rush University Medical Center. The firm is also recognized for its thoughtful specialized work for Memorial Sloan-Kettering, NYU Langone Medical Center, and Mayo Clinic.

Perkins+Will is pleased to welcome the following new hires to the firm:
Brigid Barriscale (Vancouver)
Roland Binker (Washington, DC)
Hugh Campbell (Seattle)
Jeff Dreesman (Los Angeles)
Susana Erpestad (Washington, DC)
Tatiana Guimaraes (Miami)
Clark Miller (Chicago)
Elizabeth Rack (Chicago)
Terry Smith (Vancouver)
Tony Thomas (Minneapolis)
Sharon Woodworth (San Francisco)

"We are very fortunate to have these eleven new experts join our healthcare team,” said Global Healthcare Practice Leader Jean Mah. “Their leadership and global healthcare experience will enhance our ability to deliver innovative projects to our clients and underscores the firm’s commitment to excellence in healthcare design and planning.”

The practice has been honored with several significant awards, for its healthcare designs in 2014, including Healthcare Design Magazine’s Firm of the Year award. Perkins+Will received three awards in the Design & Health International Academy Awards Program. St Mary’s Hospital, in Sechelt, British Columbia, was honored with two awards – the Award for Sustainable Design and the Award for Use of Art. The Greater Accra Regional Hospital at Ridge in Accra, Ghana, Africa was honored with the Award for Future Health (unbuilt projects). Rush University Medical Center New Hospital Tower, in Chicago, was recognized by the American Institute of Architects with a National Healthcare Award. Tisch Center for Men’s Health at NYU’s Langone Medical Center, in New York City, was honored as the Best of Competition recipient in the International Interior Design Association’s Healthcare Interior Design Competition.

Perkins+Will fundamentally believes that design for health can be a catalyst to improve human and ecological health by redefining the impact of the built environment on its occupants and surroundings. Healthcare can proactively foster global wellness by playing a significant role in healing people and the planet. Perkins+Will employs an interactive planning process that applies their leadership and in-depth experience with the world’s preeminent institutions to each client’s specific program requirements, financial resources, and strategic vision. The firm’s work in sustainable design, urban design, and health districts, and the creation of the Transparency website are unsurpassed in the industry.

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