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Chicago — The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) is proud to announce the winners of the 2016 Healthcare Interior Design Competition. This competition honors and celebrates outstanding originality and excellence in the design and furnishings of healthcare interior spaces.

“Now more than ever, designers play a critical role in the healthcare industry, providing evidence-based solutions that contribute to positive patient outcomes, as well as the well-being of caregivers and healthcare workers,” said IIDA Executive Vice President and CEO Cheryl S. Durst, Hon. FIIDA, LEED AP. “This year’s winning submissions showcase exceptional healthcare design, with an eye toward form, materiality, function, and innovation that is creating positive, healing environments.”
Projects were evaluated by a distinguished jury panel, including: Michelle Clark, IIDA, RID, LEED AP, Senior Associate, Rees Associates Inc.; Suzen L. Heeley, Executive Director, Design + Construction, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; and Lisa Herriott, IIDA, LEED AP ID+C, Interior Designer, Project Manager, UW Medicine | Harborview Medical Center.
The jury was impressed by the caliber of submissions to this year’s competition. “In healthcare facilities, putting patients and their caregivers at ease is vital and design can make a significant difference in the quality of a person’s experience. The winning entries all showcased inviting, warm spaces designed to evoke feelings of calm and comfort,” said Clark on behalf of the jury.
Category winners of the 2016 Healthcare Interior Design Competition are as follows:
Medical Office Building Public Spaces
Project: Swedish Edmonds Ambulatory Care Center, Edmonds, WA
Firm: NBBJ, Seattle, WA
Medical Practice Suites
Project: Reproductive Medicine Associates of CT (RMA of CT), Norwalk, CT
Firm: Amenta Emma Architects, Hartford, CT
Project: Camp Smile, Excelsior, MN
Firm: Shea, Inc., Minneapolis, MN
Outpatient Clinics
Project: JiangSu Province Immigration Quarantine and Inspection & International Travel Hygiene Center, Nanjing, China
Firm: Robarts Spaces, Beijing, China

Project: Diane L. Max Health Center, Planned Parenthood Queens, Queens, NY
Firm: Stephen Yablon Architecture, New York, NY
Community/Academic/Teaching hospitals
Project: Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
Firm: EwingCole, Philadelphia, PA
Project: University of Georgia Veterinary Medicine Learning Center, Atlanta, GA
Firm: Perkins+Will, Atlanta, GA
Project: Florida Hospital for Women, Orlando, FL
Firm: VOA, now Stantec, Orlando, FL
Senior Living & Residential Health, Care, and Support Facilities
Continuing Care Retirement Communities
Project: Asbury Methodist Village, Gaithersburg, MD
Firm: THW Design, Atlanta, GA
Project: The Forest at Duke, Durham, NC
Firm: CJMW Architecture + Interior Design, Winston-Salem, NC
The Best of Competition winner will be announced and all winners will be celebrated at a special awards presentation during the Healthcare Design Expo and Conference Welcome Reception on Sunday, Nov. 13 in Houston, Texas. Winning projects are featured on the IIDA website and also will be published in a fall issue of Healthcare Design magazine. For more information, contact Liz Moran, Design Competitions Director, at



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