Herman Miller Healthcare Designs Better Future for Emerging Architects

September 27, 2010

Company Announces Recipients of Scholarship Program for Intern Architects in Healthcare

Committed to helping shape the future of emerging architects focused on the development of healing spaces, Herman Miller Healthcare, a division of Herman Miller, Inc., announces the recipients of its Herman Miller Scholarship Program for Intern Architects in Healthcare. The company will sponsor the attendance of the eight Herman Miller scholars at HealthcareDesign10, the Center for Health Design's and AIA Academy of Architecture for Health's prestigious annual conference in Las Vegas, November 13-16.

"This program was created to further develop the healthcare design expertise of emerging professionals who have demonstrated a passion for creating holistic and progressive healing environments," said Herman Miller Healthcare President Beth Nickels. "It enables the recipients to delve into relevant industry trends, challenges and the furnishing solutions available to assist them in translating their creative visions into healthcare environments that are as aesthetically appealing as they are functional."

Those honored through this year's program include:

  • Amanda Scott Arkitex Studio, Inc. Bryan, T.X.

  • Amy Buller Miles Associates Oklahoma City, Okla.

  • Heather Greenfield H+L Architecture Denver, Colo.

  • Josh Boltinhouse Stevens & Wilkinson Columbia, S.C.

  • Julie Havens HOK Chicago, Ill.

  • Kimberly Matteson MEDNATIONAL LLC Fargo, N.D.

  • Seth Cantley Liollio Architecture Charleston, S.C.

  • Shruti Nathan Anshen+ Allen Architects San Francisco, Calif.

  • Tamzin Howerton Knowledge Communities, AIA Washington, D.C.

The Herman Miller Scholarship Program for Intern Architects in Healthcare is part of Herman Miller's continuing commitment to excellence in healthcare architecture and support of young architects. The recipients were selected by the Academy of Architecture for Health and were determined based on their previous professional experience, a one-page essay that described their interest and experience in healthcare architecture, and a recommendation letter from a current principal at their firm. Additional eligibility requirements included a minimum of one year, maximum six years' work experience as intern architects, with one year of experience under the supervision of an architect working on healthcare projects or one year of work experience in a healthcare facility. Each selected intern architect will receive up to $1,500 to cover registration fees, air travel, and hotel room costs.

About Herman Miller's Healthcare Businesses
Herman Miller Healthcare delivers thoughtful applications in support of healthcare environments for the well-being and comfort of staff, patients, and their families. Through a network of clinical strategists, clinical designers, and sales professionals, the companies provide research-based, problem-solving solutions to improve working and healing environments. Herman Miller is a charter member of the Health Facility Institute; a Research Partner with the Center for Health Design; and an Industry Partner of the American Academy of Healthcare Interior Design.