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Arien S. Cartrette, AIA


Arien Cartrette is an award-winning architect who combines his design sensibilities, technical expertise and humanity to create places of recovery. He approaches the design of psychiatric healthcare environments with innovative ideas and stigma-dissolving architectural design solutions. Arien’s versatility allows him to manage the programming, planning, and construction of varying mental health project types and scales throughout the country.

He is adept at connecting with clients and constructors, facilitating collaboration and providing high-value results. Arien recently contributed to the 2022 FGI Guidelines for the Design and Construction of Healthcare Facilities as a topic group member for behavioral health crisis units.