HGA Welcomes Richard Smith as Principal in National Health Sciences Market

HGA Architects and Engineers (HGA) is excited to welcome recognized architectural leader Richard Smith as Associate Vice President and Principal. He will direct the firm’s growing services in the Science + Technology markets nationally.

“Rich brings significant expertise in innovative science and technology projects for higher education and research clients nationally and internationally,” said James Vander Heiden, AIA, PE, Principal and Arts, Community and Higher Education Market Sector Leader. “His technical expertise and market knowledge will bring significant value to our teams and clients. We are excited to offer him a national platform to continue to develop both his expertise and HGA’s practice.”

Smith has more than 30 years of design leadership experience with major architecture firms, including most recently Science + Technology Principal at HDR in Chicago, and Principal and Science + Technology and Higher Education Leader at HOK in Chi