Willy Schlein, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP

Healthcare Practice Leader

Willy brings over 28 years of healthcare experience in programming, planning, design, project management, and construction as LS3P’s firmwide Healthcare Practice Leader. His previous professional experience includes roles as Director of Healthcare Architecture, Principal, and Office Director at firms in South Carolina, Texas, California, Arizona; he was also President and Founder of Anthrotects, a firm he established to design the keystone services of a new “medical city” featuring a 300 bed hospital, cancer center, and MOB now under construction in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Willy serves as an invaluable resource offering expertise and support to all eight offices.

Willy is a frequent conference speaker and presenter on a variety of healthcare design topics, and has served on the Board of Directors and Education Chair of the AIA Academy or Architecture for Health; and Founding Chairman of the AIA South Atlantic Region Architecture for Health Inaugural Conference, now in its second decade.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS: AIA Academy of Architecture for Health Board of Directors and Education Chair (2010-2013); McMillan Reservoir Vision 5 Advisory Board | Washington DC Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning & Economic Development (2013); Presenter: “Sustainability – Building Construction, Operations & Management”, Boeing Aerospace Facilities Presentation, Mesa, AZ (2004); “The Hospitals Doctor – To Healing Health Care Facilities”, Center for Health Design (2007); Ethiopian Television, Interview For Ethio-American Doctors Group Hospital (2014); BBC Television, Interview For Ethio-American Doctors Group Hospital (2014); Africa: Toward improved Health and Health Facility Design Visiting Lecture Series, “Ethio-American Doctors Group’s Medical City Center”, Texas A&M College of Architecture, Fall Architecture-for-Health Visiting Lecture Series (October 2015); “The Beautiful Hospital”, TedX Greenville (2016)