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Scott Holmes, RA, Emeritus ACHA, LEED AP

Behavioral & Mental Health Environment Network (BMHEN) Facilitator
The Center for Health Design

Scott Holmes is an architect and medical planner who has been involved in the design of medical and behavioral health facilities for his entire 35-year career. Prior to his recent retirement from private practice, Scott was a principal at BWBR Architects based in St. Paul, MN where he led the planning process, developing planning options, and refining them into efficient, flexible, safe and therapeutic solutions.

Scott is a leading advocate for the use of research and evidence-based design as a tool to elevate the effectiveness of behavioral health facilities. He has spoken frequently on his human-centered approach to design; was part of the Editorial Advisory Board for Healthcare Design Magazine from 2018- 2022; and, is Lean/Six Sigma – Green Belt Certified.