The International Interior Design Association (IIDA; Chicago) named the winners of its 2023 IIDA Healthcare Design Awards, which recognize originality and excellence in design and furnishings in healthcare spaces.

Projects were reviewed by a panel of healthcare design professionals, including Lilliana Alvarado, founder and principal, Uphealing Inc. (Bedford, N.H.); Aimee Burmaster Hicks, principal and interior design director, Page (Dallas); and Stephanie Fallon, director of interiors, PhiloWilke Partnership (Houston).

Submissions were judged in specific categories, including ambulatory, hospitals, and extended care and assisted living facilities. For 2023, Essentia Health, St. Mary’s Medical Center, in Duluth, Minn., by firm EwingCole, was named Best of Competition.

The Transformation and Innovation Award was given to Community of Hope Family Health and Birth Center, in Washington, D.C., by firm Gensler.

Here’s a list of all the 2023 IIDA Healthcare Design Awards:

Ambulatory — Cancer Center

Project: FirstHealth of the Carolinas – Moore Regional Hospital Cancer Center, Pinehurst, N.C.

Firm: CPL, Charlotte, N.C.


Ambulatory — Pediatric

Project: Tandläkargruppen Täby Centrum, Stockholm, Täby, Sweden

Firm: Living Design of Sweden, Stockholm, Stocksund, Sweden


Project: St. Jude Family Commons, Memphis, Tenn.

Firm: ICRAVE, New York


Ambulatory — Specialty Clinic

Project: Community of Hope Family Health and Birth Center, Washington, D.C.

Firm: Gensler, Washington, D.C.


Extended Care and Assisted Living Facilities — Independent Living

Project: Corso Atlanta, Atlanta

Firm: THW Design, Atlanta


Hospitals — Academic/Teaching

Project: Atrium Health David L. Conlan Center at Carolinas Rehabilitation, Charlotte, N.C.

Firm: NBBJ, Columbus, Ohio


Hospitals — Community

Project: Essentia Health, St. Mary’s Medical Center, Duluth, Minn.

Firm: EwingCole, Philadelphia


Project: Acibadem Atasehir Hospital, Ataşehir, Istanbul, Türkiye

Firm: Gensler, New York


Hospitals — Pediatric

Project: Cedars-Sinai Guerin Children’s, Los Angeles

Firm: HGA, Santa Monica


Project: Renown Health Regional Campus, Tahoe Tower Level 5 NICU/PICU, Reno, Nev.

Firm: Perkins&Will, Dallas


Hospitals — Psychiatric

Project: Children’s Pavilion, Norfolk, Va.

Firm: Array Architects, Conshohocken, Pa.


Hospitals — Women’s

Project: Virginia Mason Birthing Center, Seattle

Firm: Perkins&Will, Seattle