Margulies Perruzzi Architects welcomes John Fowler, AIA, EDAC, LEED AP, to the MPA leadership team as associate principal in the Health+Science studio. Fowler brings 17 years of experience designing and managing healthcare and laboratory projects of increasing size and complexity, including surgical centers, cancer centers, compounding pharmacies and master planning for medical campuses. In addition to leading project teams and managing client relations, Fowler’s new role includes strategic planning and business development to help grow MPA’s Health+Science studio.
Prior to joining MPA, Fowler spent 12 years as a project manager and associate principal for a Boston, Massachusetts-based healthcare architecture firm, where he designed and managed multiple concurrent healthcare projects ranging from a half million to $40 million. His extensive portfolio includes Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Cancer Center, Compounding Pharmacy and Surgical Pavilion in Needham, Massachusetts; Landmark Medical Center (Prime Healthcare) Medical Oncology Center in North Smithfield, Rhode Island; a facility master plan for Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Milton, Massachusetts and a USP 800/247 CMR compliant compounding pharmacy at Signature Healthcare in Brockton, Massachusetts.
Fowler is skilled at leading multi-phase renovations and campus expansions, while bringing attention to detail and a client-first attitude. In addition to his Lean process improvement facilitation, he is passionate about Evidence-Based and Patient-Centered Design and sees every challenge as an opportunity to improve the built environment for patients and the clinicians that care for them.
Fowler received a Bachelor of Architecture from the Boston Architectural College. His speaking experience includes presentations on designing cancer centers using 3P and applying a Lean process improvement approach for designing healthcare projects. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects and Boston Society of Architects.