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Jeff Smith Pushes Dynamic Architectural Studio Forward

When Jeff Smith walked into the Orlando office on his first day at RS&H, he envisioned creating a team and redesigning some office space to create a dynamic architectural healthcare studio to be able to support and solve local clients’ biggest challenges.

Starting as a one man show, his talent and passion has attracted others to want to work on his team. Only two years later, the senior architect now has a team of three other architects and an interior designer, with two more potential openings this year to continue work in his thriving studio.

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RS&H-designed GuideWell Innovation Center Earns IIDA Award

The GuideWell Innovation Center in Central Florida is a facility of firsts.

It lives in one of the first buildings in Lake Nona Medical City in Orlando. Representing the innovation interests of the community, it is one of the first facilities of its kind, serving as the epicenter for the development of new health solutions.

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Mayo Clinic Opens Doors to Academy of Architecture for Health

As the Jacksonville chapter of the Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH) approaches its one-year anniversary in June, it seems only fitting that its most recent meeting at the Mayo Clinic J. Wayne and Delores Barr Weaver Simulation Center also be its most successful.

Using RS&H’s working relationship with the Mayo Clinic’s Campus Planning & Design group, Michael Compton, AIA, founding chair of the Jacksonville AAH, facilitated the educational tour for several AAH members and clinicians from across our region.

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RS&H-designed YMCA exceeding expectations

New Cancer Center to Drive Medical Tourism in North Florida

As the proverb goes, “two heads are better than one.” Or, in this instance, two healthcare conglomerates are better than one. As organizations continue to look for solutions to provide higher quality care to more patients, at a more efficient rate, a familiar model is to combine one group’s strengths with another. And thus, the birth of a unique partnership between the highly regarded Mayo Clinic and St. Vincent’s HealthCare, resulting in the Mayo Cancer Center at St. Vincent’s Riverside in Jacksonville, Florida.

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