HGA is pleased to welcome Scott Laoboonmi, Associate AIA, as Associate Vice President and Project Manager in the Los Angeles office. He will manage integrated design-team processes and client relations for the Healthcare Practice Group serving the southern California market.
Laoboonmi has more than 15 years of experience focused on healthcare design. His expertise includes architectural design, space planning, project management, construction administration, master planning, and programming for medical centers, hospitals, medical office buildings, imaging centers, and other project types.
“Many healthcare organizations are seeking cost-effective, efficient delivery methods to design and build state-of-the-art facilities that promote superior patient care,” Laoboonmi said. “HGA supports a highly collaborative team with the design and delivery expertise to address industry opportunities. I am excited to join a growing team that consistently investigates better ways to serve clients and their communities.”
Before joining HGA, he was an Associate Vice President and Construction Administration Leader with CannonDesign in Los Angeles. Previously, he was a Medical Planner and CAD Manager with Lee, Burkhart, Liu in Los Angeles.
Throughout his architectural career, he has led complex projects for such clients as University of California San Diego, Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital, Cedars-Sinai, and Kaiser Permanente.
Laoboonmi has a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Southern California.
He is a member of the AIA Los Angeles Healthcare Steering Committee. He also has presented programs on building information modeling (BIM) at BIM Forum | San Diego and Autodesk University.