Ted Sutherland  AIA ACHA (emeritas)

Ted has lectured at numerous universities in the United States, Japan, China and the Baltic States as an expert in healthcare and research facility design and planning. He is an active member of the Academy on Architecture for Health and a founding member of the Center for Advanced Technology of the American Institute of Architects.  His design work has received national recognition including awards from Modern Healthcare, R&D Magazine and the AIA. He is also a founding member of the American College of Healthcare Architects

His special skills include acclaimed design, visionary planning and clear understanding and concern for his clients’ business.  Clients appreciate his ability to consolidate information into clear and effective responses that meet or exceed their expectations.

Ted has served as Corporate Director, Office Director, Healthcare Division Director, and Design Director at two  of the most influential A/E firms in the US
Ted has served as chief designer, planner and principal in charge on more than $3 billion worth of healthcare and research facilities.

Ted is presently an independent design consultant and President of TedSutherlandDesign

TedSutherlandDesign LLC 2010 -2021

 HDR Architecture Inc. 2002- 2010
 Florida Health Principal, Design Principal, Managing Principal
 ...developed new regional office
 President, HDR de Puerto Rico Architects 2003 to 2010
 …set up new company for Puerto Rican projects
 Senior Design Principal  2006 to 2010
 …leader for major design assignments with significant
 design awards

B of Architecture – Kansas State University
M of Architecture – Texas A&M University

Registrations (active & inactive) 
Architect: FL, MI,  DC, DE, LA, MD, NC, VA, PR

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 SmithGroup 1971 to 2001
Board Member 1991 -2001
Designer  1971 - 1981
Chief of Design for Healthcare 1981 - 1987
...16 design awards
Division Director for Healthcare 1987 - 1993
...fee increase from $3.5 million to $13 million annual
Senior Vice President 1992- 2001
Washington Office Director 1993 - 1996
...built office from staff of 11 to 110
Regional Director 1996 - 1999
...originated & directed merger with KCF
National Healthcare Solutions Group Leader 1999-2000
...reorganized corporation around solution groupsc
President SmithGroup Florida, Miami Office Director 2000 - 2001
       ... developed new regional office
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Offices created :
Washington DC - Smith Group
Miami, Florida - Smith Group
Tampa, Florida - HDR
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