HOK has announced the addition of Scott Rawlings, AIA, FACHA, LEED AP, as a director of Healthcare and leader of the firm’s regional Healthcare practice in Washington, D.C.
Rawlings brings to HOK more than 25 years of experience guiding the master planning, programming and design of significant healthcare facility projects worldwide. He joins Paul Strohm, AIA, ACHA, LEED AP, Thomas Quigley, AIA, LEED AP, and Dorothy Lloyd, AIA, as a director of HOK’s firm-wide Healthcare group, and will lead the D.C-based Healthcare practice.
“Healthcare organizations face an evolving business environment,” said Bill Hellmuth, FAIA, LEED AP, HOK’s president and CEO. “Scott’s experience makes him uniquely qualified to help our clients navigate these changes and develop successful healthcare projects that improve patient outcomes while balancing aesthetics, functionality and budget.”
“I am thrilled to be part of HOK’s robust Healthcare practice,” said Rawlings. “The combination of world-class strategic planning and award-winning design, paired with an absolute dedication to achieving the highest levels of sustainability, makes this the most innovative design team working today. We have the capabilities and creativity to make a real difference for our clients and their staff.”
Rawlings holds a Master’s degree in Architecture with a concentration in Healthcare Facility Design from the Clemson University Architecture + Health Studio. He is a registered architect, a founding member and fellow of the American College of Healthcare Architects, a longtime member and past national president of the AIA Academy of Architecture for Health, and a frequent speaker, writer and lecturer.
HOK’s Healthcare practice has led the planning and design for some of the world’s most innovative healthcare facilities. Current and recent projects include replacement hospital projects for Duke University, Durham, North Carolina; BJC HealthCare Washington University School of Medicine’s Campus Renewal Project in St. Louis; Ng Teng Fong General Hospital in Jurong, Singapore; Humber River Hospital in Toronto; Cedars-Sinai Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion in Los Angeles; The Ohio State University James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute in Columbus, Ohio; and St Bartholomew’s Hospital Redevelopment in London.