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The AIA Healthcare Awards program showcases the best of healthcare building design and healthcare design-oriented research. Projects exhibit conceptual strengths that solve aesthetic, civic, urban, and social concerns as well as the requisite functional and sustainability concerns of a hospital.
Serving as jurors for the 2009 awards were: Stephen Yundt, AIA of CO Architects, Los Angeles; Julie Snow, FAIA of Julie Snow Architects, Minneapolis; Rand Elliot, AIA of Elliott & Associates Architects, Oklahoma City, OK; Rolf Haarstad, AIA of Hord Coplan Macht, Inc., Baltimore; Tom Howorth, AIA of Howorth Architects P.A., Oxford, MS.
The following individuals evaluated designs in the Innovations in Research, Planning, and Design Research category: Peter Bardwell, FAIA of Bardwell + Associates, LLC, Columbus, OH; David Allison, AIA of Clemson University School of Architecture, Clemson, SC; Scot Latimer, AIA of Kurt Salmon Associates – Health Care Consulting Group, Evergreen, CO; and Janet Sisolak, Project Director of MD Anderson Cancer Center Capital Planning & Management; Houston.
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH) honored 3 healthcare facilities with this year’s AAH Design Awards. The recipients were:
Category A: - Built, Less than $25 million (construction cost)
Project: Providence North Portland Clinic, Portland, OR
Category B: Built, More than $25 million (construction cost)
Project: Oregon Health and Science University – Peter O. Kohler Pavilion, Portland, OR
Firm: Perkins + Will in Joint Venture with Petersen Kohlberg & Associates
Category C: Unbuilt
Project: Cancer Center, Hospital, Cancer Research Institute
Firm: HKS, Inc. in Joint Venture with UHS Building Solutions