In The Media April 19, 2021

World Architecture News ‘Women Build’ Podcast featuring Brenda Smith

Women Build for Healthcare: "Designing healthcare for neurodiversity, staff respite and a post COVID world"

Brenda Smith, leader of our New York studio health practice, joined the World Architecture News’ Women Build podcast to share insights from her career as a former nurse and how the pandemic has impacted healthcare design.

With over 25 years of design experience, Brenda has a unique background as a former practicing nurse in radiology oncology. Later, as a full-time employee at a major pediatric healthcare system, she managed the design of a three-campus replacement hospital expansion, giving her valuable insights into what makes a successful client-designer relationship. As a result, her leadership style is rooted in big-picture thinking and meticulous detail to the patient and caregiver experience.

Click here to listen to the podcast!