Erin Peavey is a licensed Architect and Design Researcher at HKS. She bridges the gap between research and practice, with a focus on design for health. Erin has been named a Best Under 40 in Architecture for Health by the American Institute for Architects and a Rising Star by Healthcare Design Magazine.
Erin’s passion for creating environments that help people live well has driven her evidence-based, user-centered approach to design. In her leadership role at HKS, she helps integrate research and practice to advance the creation and communication of knowledge across the globe. Before joining HKS, she was a senior researcher and medical planner at HOK in New York, a research consultant with the Center for Health Design and Georgia Institute of Technology. She is active in giving back to the design for health community as a speaker, mentor, teacher and board member, and served as adjunct faculty at New York School of Interior Design and The Pratt Institute. She is a trustee for the Academy of Architecture for Health Foundation, and her research has been published in international scientific journals and industry publications.
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