AIA Recognizes Projects with 2019 Healthcare Design Awards

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH) has recognized five projects with its 2019 Healthcare Design Awards.

The awards recognize designs that help solve aesthetic, civic, urban and social problems while also being functional and sustainable. Recipients can include healthcare building design, healthcare planning and healthcare design-oriented research. This year’s projects were awarded by a seven-member jury in the following categories.

Category A
Built: Less than $25 million (construction cost)

  • The GHESKIO Tuberculosis Hospital, Port-au-Prince, Haiti | MASS Design Group
  • Westlake Dermatology Concrete and Glass Pavilion, Marble Falls, Texas | Matt Fajkus Architecture

Category B
Built: More than $25 million (construction cost)

  • Casey House, Toronto, Canada | Hariri Pontarini Architects
  • The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Palo Alto (VAPA) Polytrauma and Blind Rehabilitation Center, Palo Alto, California | SmithGroup and The Design Partnership LLP

Category C
Renovations/Remodeled: Primarily built within existing hospital or clinical space or adaptive reuse of an existing building to a healthcare use.

  • Studio Dental II, San Francisco | Montalba Architects

All five projects were honored at the AIA AAH/ACHA Summer Leadership Summit in Chicago on Saturday, July 27. Visit the AIA website for more information on the AIA/AAH Healthcare Design Awards.

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