SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — HGA Architects and Engineers has hired Vince Avallone, AIA, ACHA, LEED AP BD+C, as a certified healthcare architect specializing in medical planning in the San Francisco, Calif. office.
Avallone has approximately 20 years of professional experience as an architect, medical planner, project manager and project architect, with an emphasis on planning and programming for new and renovated healthcare projects. He has additional expertise in Integrated Project Delivery, Lean design, process improvement and sustainable design strategies. He currently is working on a clinic relocation project for Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford and a clinic study for Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
Before joining HGA, Avallone was a principal and senior medical planner with SmithgroupJJR in San Francisco, where he worked with such clients as Loma Linda University Medical Center, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Alameda County Medical Center and Sutter California Pacific Medical Center.
Avallone has a Bachelor of Architecture in Structures from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
He is a member of the American Institute of Architects, certified through the American College of Healthcare Architects and a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional. He is a registered architect in California and Illinois.