IIDA Announces Healthcare Interior Design Best of Competition Winner

Brandywine Valley Specialty Care and Ambulatory Surgery Center by EwingCole

The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) is proud to announce EwingCole as the Best of Competition winner of the 2017 Healthcare Interior Design Competition for the Brandywine Valley Specialty Care and Ambulatory Surgery Center in Glen Mills, Pennsylvania. This competition honors and celebrates outstanding originality and excellence in the design and furnishings of healthcare interior spaces.

“Designing unique and welcoming healthcare spaces can be a challenge, and EwingCole’s design team rose to the occasion by creating an innovative space for healing that feels intuitive, warm, and inspired while maintaining simplicity and elegance,” said IIDA Executive Vice President and CEO Cheryl S. Durst, Hon. FIIDA, LEED AP.

The jury panel reviewing this year’s competition included Carol Doering, IIDA, AAHID, CID, LEED AP, healthcare lead, IA Interior Architects; Lisa Herriott, IIDA, LEED AP ID+C, interior designer, project manager, UW Medicine | Harborview Medical Center; and Tiana Lemons, IIDA, NCIDQ, EDAC, healthcare studio leader, orcutt | winslow.

“The Brandywine Valley Specialty Care and Ambulatory Surgery Center feels inviting and playful, yet restrained, appealing to patients of all ages—a difficult balance to achieve in a healthcare setting,” said Herriott on behalf of the jury.

The Best of Competition winner was announced and all winners were celebrated during a special reception in the IDEA Studio at IIDA Headquarters in Chicago on November 6, 2017. Winning projects are featured on the IIDA website and will be published in an issue of Healthcare Design magazine. For more information, contact Liz Moran, design competitions director, at lmoran@iida.org.

About International Interior Design Association
The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) is the commercial interior design association with global reach. 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