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2019 PDC Summit

AIA/AAH PDC Student Challenge 2019 Overview and Winner Presentation

Mar 18, 2019 1:45pm ‐ Mar 18, 2019 2:45pm

Credits: None available.


The AIA/AAH PDC Student Challenge 2019 is an exciting annual event designed to stimulate critical inquiry, creative ideas, and multi-disciplinary interaction between students, and design professionals. It will highlight the brilliance and innovation of our future healthcare architects, engineers, and construction managers. Students from four different universities and disciplines will bring their creativity and ideas to this fun and evocative design charrette. This session will be an overview of the three day long AAIA/AAH PDC Student Challenge 2019 followed by presentations by the winning teams.

Learning Objectives:

1.) Review & discuss the current state of today’s professional education in the fields of architecture, healthcare design, architectural engineering & construction management.

2.) Identify key issues that will help groom better healthcare design leaders of the future.

3.) Explore the success that comes from multi-disciplinary & inter-professional collaboration between architects, engineers & contractors.

4.) Discuss highly successful student projects developed during a 48hr student charrette under the guidance of expert faculty & industry advisors. 


  • Eugene Damaso, AIA ACHA NCARB GGP EDAC, Director of Design | Associate, RLF Architecture Engineering Interiors


Credits: None available.

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