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SEPTEMBER 25, 2019


CHICAGO, IL — IIDA is proud to announce the recipients of the 2019 IIDA Healthcare Design Awards. This competition honors outstanding originality and excellence in the design and furnishings of interior healthcare spaces.

“With this annual competition, we witness the latest innovation and transformation within the healthcare design world,” said IIDA Executive Vice President and CEO Cheryl S. Durst, Hon. FIIDA. “This year, the winning projects focused on both function and overall end user well-being, offering elegant, creative solutions to various healthcare needs.”

Entries were judged by a jury of design professionals, including Alexandra Bonner, IIDA, project interior designer, FCA; Eric Koffler, IIDA, AIA, senior associate, NBBJ; and Tiana Lemons, IIDA, senior associate, healthcare studio leader, Orcutt | Winslow.

“This year’s winners demonstrated unique approaches to healthcare design and an understanding of how spaces affect the healing and wellness of patients, staff, and visitors,” said Bonner on behalf of the jury. “We are pleased to be presenting them with this honor as they offer insight into the future of healthcare spaces.”

2019 IIDA Healthcare Design Awards Recipients:

Ambulatory – Cancer Center
Firm: EwingCole, New York, New York
Project: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, MSK Nassau, Uniondale, New York

Ambulatory – Cancer Center
Firm: HOK, New York, New York
Project: NewYork-Presbyterian Integrative Health and Wellbeing, New York, New York

Ambulatory – Pediatric
Firm: ESa, Nashville, Tennessee
Project: Anna Shaw Children’s Institute – Hamilton Health Care System, represented by RTG, Dalton, Georgia

Ambulatory – Specialty Clinic
Firm: Stantec, Washington, D.C.
Project: New York Proton Center, New York, New York

Hospitals – Academic / Teaching Hospitals
Firm: CannonDesign, Chicago, Illinois
Project: Mount Sinai Medical Center, Skolnick Surgical Tower and Hildebrandt Emergency Center, Miami Beach, Florida

Hospitals – Community
Firm: BSA LifeStructures, Indianapolis, Indiana
Project: UCHealth Greeley Hospital, Greeley, Colorado

Hospitals – Community
Firm: HGA, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Project: CentraCare Health - Long Prairie, Long Prairie, Minnesota

Hospitals – Pediatric
Firm: Stantec, Chicago, Illinois
Project: Almost Home Kids at OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois, Peoria, Illinois

Hospitals – Pediatric
Firm: Stantec, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Project: SickKids WAV PlayPark, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Transformation and Innovation Award
Firm: Stantec, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Project: SickKids WAV PlayPark, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

All winning projects will be featured in the December issue of Healthcare Design magazine and honored at a winners’ reception at IIDA Headquarters in Chicago on November 11, 2019, where the Best of Competition will be announced.

All winning projects can be viewed on the IIDA website. For more information, contact Clare Socker, design competitions manager, at csocker@iida.org.

For 25 years, IIDA, the commercial interior design association with global reach, has been a leader in defining, supporting, and enriching the interior design profession. We support design professionals, industry affiliates, educators, students, firms, and their clients through our network of 15,000+ members across 58 countries. We advocate for advancement in education, design excellence, legislation, leadership, accreditation, and community outreach to increase the value and understanding of interior design as a profession that enhances business value and positively impacts the health and well-being of people’s lives every day. www.iida.org

Press Contact:
Ciara Merouan
Jo Chicago Communications