The Center for Health Design (Concord, Calif.), in partnership with Healthcare Design magazine, announced the winners of the 2020 Healthcare Environment Awards. The annual program recognizes how design can improve safety, enhance experiences, increase organizational efficiency, and improve outcomes.

“This year’s winners were truly remarkable in both the quality of the project but also in the depth of thought given to how design can optimize the patient experience and improve other outcomes,” Debra Levin, president and CEO of The Center for Health Design, said in a release.

This year’s award categories included acute care facilities, ambulatory care facilities, COVID-19 Response acute care facilities, and student design work. A jury of industry experts, including academics, architects, designers, healthcare executives, planners, facility executives, patient and family advisors, and researchers reviewed each submission. The winners include:

The recipients will be celebrated at HCD Virtual on November 12 and recognized in the December issue of Healthcare Design. For more information on the event, including registration and scheduling, visit