CALGARY, Feb. 27, 2013 /CNW/ - National design firm DIALOG is pleased to
announce the appointment of Adrian Lao, Architect, AAA, MRAIC, LEED®
AP, as a Principal. Adrian has been an Associate with DIALOG since 2010
and brings with him extensive experience working on healthcare related
projects. Adrian is known for his excellent project management skills,
ability to connect with clients and his passion for innovative
"Adrian has been a valuable member of our healthcare team since he
joined DIALOG," remarks Tom Sutherland, Managing Principal. "His
leadership and client focus mentality has earned high praise from our
clients and we are excited to have him continue his role as part of our
national healthcare team."
Adrian Lao, Architect, AAA, MRAIC, LEED® AP, brings close to 20 years of architectural and project management
experience to DIALOG. Adrian's passion for innovative healthcare
architecture led him to pursue a collaborative post-graduate degree
with the UBC School of Nursing, the SFU Gerontology Research Centre,
and the UBC School of Architecture in 1994. This offered Adrian insight
into how the built environment impacts human health and well-being,
specifically in the area of health and senior aging. Adrian has worked
on various healthcare and institutional projects across Alberta and
British Columbia, including key project design and management roles for
the Royal Jubilee Hospital, Alberta Children's Hospital, and South
Health Campus. Adrian is currently leading the Grand Prairie Regional
Hospital project as the Project Architect and Project Manager. Adrian
will be based in DIALOG's Calgary studio and will be a part of DIALOG's
national healthcare team alongside DIALOG Principals Jim Goodwin, Rob
Swart, Tom Sutherland and Lynn Webster.
"Our clients love working with Adrian," says Lynn Webster, Principal.
"He is very personable and understands their needs. Adrian fits in
perfectly with our team's integrated and collaborative approach to
design, and I'm certain his drive and passion for design excellence
will be instrumental in leading our team to new heights."
DIALOG has programmed, planned and designed all types of healthcare
facilities, ranging from small, rural, community hospitals to major,
urban, acute care campuses, built for public and private clients. In
addition to hospitals, DIALOG has planned and designed numerous
healthcare facilities for universities and laboratories.
DIALOG has a track record of award-winning integrated building design
and planning with a focus on the success of our clients and our
communities. Working from studios in Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto and
Vancouver, DIALOG credits this success to its multidisciplinary teams
who employ a unique, collaborative approach to the provision of
architectural, engineering, interior design, planning, urban design,
and landscape architecture services. For more information please visit www.designdialog.ca.
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