Healthcare Design Awards promote projects that heal

Awards program highlights latest trends in healthcare facility designs.

WASHINGTON – July 19, 2021 – The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH) is recognizing six projects with its 2021 Healthcare Design Awards.

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

Category A Built: Less than $25 million in construction costs.

Rainier Beach Clinic, Seattle | Mahlum

Category B Built: More than $25 million in construction costs.

Penn Medicine Radnor, Philadelphia | Ballinger

Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center, Downey, California | SmithGroup

The David H. Koch Center for Cancer Care at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York | Perkins Eastman

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Omaha VA Ambulatory Care Center, Omaha, Nebraska | LEO A DALY

University of Cincinnati, Gardner Neuroscience Institute, Cincinnati | Perkins&Will

Visit AIA’s website for more information on the AIA/AAH Healthcare Design Awards.        

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