Two HGA Leaders Elevated to AIA College of Fellows


Kurt Spiering, FAIA, and William Blanski, FAIA, of HGA Architects and Engineers have been elected to The College of Fellows of The American Institute of Architects (AIA).

Kurt Spiering, FAIA, is Vice President and national Healthcare Market Sector Leader in the Milwaukee office, where he directs an integrated approach to healthcare planning focused on Lean strategies, Evidence-Based Design, and the Patient Experience. His national work includes Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton; Owensboro Health Regional Hospital in Owensboro, KY; Virtua Voorhees Hospital in Voorhees, NJ; and ThedaCare Regional Cancer Center in Appleton, WI.

“Spiering’s pioneering efforts and continued commitment to capturing, advancing and sharing knowledge has significantly influenced the planning and design of Healthcare facilities worldwide,” said Raymond D. Greco, FAIA, Past North Central Regional Representative, AIA College of Fellows, who sponsored Spiering’s nomination.

Bill Blanski, FAIA, is a Vice President and Design Principal in the Minneapolis office, where he has led desi