Brad Cardoso, AIA, has joined Margulies Perruzzi Architects to lead the MPA Healthcare Studio. He will oversee the planning and design of MPA’s complex healthcare design projects, with a specific focus on acute-care environments and ambulatory clinics.
With extensive experience and knowledge of policies, practices and systems within the healthcare field, Cardoso will be responsible for leading design teams employing Lean Design practices and applying advanced planning and architectural techniques.
“Brad is a creative and results-oriented architect with a strong track record of achievement in managing complex healthcare and medical office design projects,” said Marc Margulies, AIA, LEED AP, principal at MPA. “Like MPA, he strives to build long-term client relationships through a collaborative design process. We are thrilled to add him to the MPA team.”
Prior to joining MPA, he was a senior project architect at DiGiorgio Associates Incorporated in Boston, Mass., where he was responsible for successful delivery of acute-care healthcare projects from planning through construction. In this role, Cardoso provided design and technical leadership to the project team and managed project and client requirements, systems coordination, zoning and code analysis and materials specification.
His notable projects while at DiGiorgio include LRGHealthcare in Laconia and Franklin, N.H., Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in Hartford, Conn., Saints Medical Center in Lowell, Mass. and Community Health Connections, Inc. in Fitchburg, Mass. Cardoso received a Bachelor of Architecture from Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston.