John Ford AIA, NCARB, EDAC, LEED AP
Senior Design Architect
Devoting my career to Healthcare Architecture, I find enjoyment in creating healing environments that have a lasting and positive impact on the users of the space. Central to my design philosophy, I lead all of my projects with form following function. Looking at the larger picture, I approach the design of a building by focusing on the application of the space – from a patient, staff and operational perspective. With a strong understanding of Evidence-based Design, my solutions are built off the platform of proven applications, providing a better and healthier outcome. I always take a collaborative approach to working with clients, being responsive and offering insight on the planning of patient-centered healthcare experiences. I work with my clients to realize their vision and am a steward of their capital. In my personal life you will find me hard at work on a home improvement project or spending time outside, improving our landscape.
"I have worked with many architects and I would consider John to be one of the best. John's knowledge and experience in healthcare design coupled with his strong communication skills and calm professional demeanor have allowed him to connect and build trust with our project teams quickly."Jonathan Lewis, Vice President of Operations, SSM