John R. Pangrazio FAIA (BArch California State Polytechnic Univerity 1968, MArch UW 1971)
In a 35-year career devoted to the advancement of health and healing, John Pangrazio has planned and designed more than 100 exceptional projects that establish new precedents for quality and innovation. He has promoted common ground among health care institutions, patients and communites, and has served as a tireless and influential advocate for the architectural profession. John's vision has shaped NBBJ's extraordinarily successful health care practice, leading it to a position of unparalleled influence in the health care industry and the number one ranking in the world.
His ongoing research into the relationship between the physical environment and healing has resulted in such pioneering design as the world's first Proton Beam Cancer Treatment and Research Facility, at Loma Linda University Medical Center; groundbreaking applications of medical innovations to the design of healing environments for City of Hope National Medical Center; and strategic master plans and designs that shape the future for vast health care systems.
William Bain Jr. FAIA sponsored John's nomination to the AIA College of Fellows, which resulted in his investiture in 1999. In 2004, John served as President of the AIA Academy for Health.
In Seattle Times Pacific Northwest 9/20/05, Dean Stahl described the Queen Anne home John Pangrazio designed for his family, in 'Symmetry of Simplicity'
Good design makes a difference