Matthew Cotton Joins Perkins Eastman as Principal

Matthew_Cotton_webNEW YORK, N.Y. — The Executive Committee of Perkins Eastman announces that Matthew J. Cotton, AIA, has joined the firm’s Boston, Mass. office as principal. Cotton joins the with a background in healthcare projects to support the firm’s regional and international growth.

Bradford Perkins, FAIA, chairman and CEO of Perkins Eastman, says, “Perkins Eastman’s thriving healthcare practice both regionally and internationally is made stronger yet by the established leadership and experience of Matthew Cotton. He will be integral to our continuing commitment to our current clients and projects as well as expanding our presence within these markets.”

Cotton has more than 25 years of design and management experience in healthcare, with a particular focus on academic medical center master planning. He joins Perkins Eastman from HOK, where he led the St. Louis Regional Healthcare practice while also establishing the healthcare practice’s development in India. He previously worked for Tsoi/Kobus Associates and The Ritchie Organization. Cotton also brings unique viewpoints to planning and project management through his past experience designing Internet-based architectural information systems, including ProjectCenter®. 

Cotton holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Boston Architectural Center, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Physics from Vassar College. A Registered Architect in Massachusetts, he holds memberships in the American Institute of Architects (AIA); the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB); the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE); and the Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development (SHSMD).

About Perkins Eastman
Perkins Eastman is among the top architecture and design firms in the world. The firm prides itself on progressive and inventive design that meets client goals and enhances the human experience. Because of its depth and range, Perkins Eastman works seamlessly with developers and owners on assignments from niche buildings to complex projects that enrich whole communities. Projects range from high-end residential, commercial, hotels, retail, office buildings, and corporate interiors, to schools, hospitals, museums, senior living and public sector facilities. In 2011, Perkins Eastman merged with Ehrenkrantz Eckstut & Kuhn Architects (EE&K), significantly strengthening both practices with an international total of nearly 600 employees. Perkins Eastman provides award-winning design through its domestic offices in New York, NY; Boston, MA; Charlotte, NC; Chicago, IL; Pittsburgh, PA; San Francisco, CA; Stamford, CT; Washington, DC; and internationally in Dubai, UAE; Guayaquil, Ecuador; Mumbai, India; Shanghai, China;and Toronto, Canada.


Posted November 11, 2011

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