LS3P welcomes Kelly Knowlton, AIA, EDAC, LEED AP, Charley Reed, AIA, and Esperanza Harper, EDAC, Six Sigma GB, to its healthcare team.

Knowlton joins the firm’s Charleston, S.C., as healthcare architect and brings more than 12 years of experience at all phases of design and construction. She has experience in designing for operational and staff flows and incorporating Lean design principles. Knowlton’s previous professional experience includes bed tower expansions, orthopedic centers, surgical institutes, children’s hospitals, renovations, additions, and new construction.

Reed joins LS3P as a senior project architect and brings more than 35 years of experience in conceptual design, planning, and project management for complex, large-scale healthcare projects across the Southeast. He has worked extensively with large healthcare systems to design and deliver projects from the first kick-off meeting through the completion of construction. Reed is based in LS3P’s Charlotte, N.C., office.

Harper joins the LS3P team as a healthcare planner, design researcher, and Lean design practitioner. She brings a passion for designing environments for healing and a process that is patient-centered as well as caregiver sensitive. Harper is based in LS3P’s Raleigh, N.C., office.