Willy Schlein • Founding Principal
Willy’s 22 year career in architecture has focused on the planning, programming and design of hospitals and healing spaces. He is a fourth generation “healthcare provider,” as his father, grandfather, and great grandfather were all physicians. As the founder of Anthrotects, he continues to build on this legacy through the design of healing spaces.Willy holds a Masters of Architecture from the Architecture + Health Studio at Clemson University and a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from the University of Georgia. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects and the Academy of Architecture for Health (AIA AAH). From 2010 -2013 he was the Chairman of the Education Committee overseeing professional development and student involvement in the AIA AAH. He is past Chairman of the AIA/AAH Tuttle Fellowship and the Founding Chair of the AIA South Atlantic Region Architecture for the Health Inaugural Conference – A Chautauqua on Regional Healthcare Architecture – the first of its type, now in its 5th year. In 2013 he served as the hospital design expert on the Vision 5 Advisory Board of the Washington DC Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning & Economic Development for the McMillan Reservoir, a new healthcare campus in the District of Columbia’s Ward 5.Prior to launching Anthrotects Willy was the Director for WHR’s Washington, DC practice. He has also served in leadership positions at national healthcare design firms, beginning as a Tradewell Fellow at WHR in Houston, a Medical Planner at KMD and SmithGroup in San Francisco, and Healthcare Director at OWPP (now CannonDesign) in Phoenix.
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