HDR Named World's No. 1 Healthcare and Science Design Firm

(January 31, 2013) - Building Design, a leading architecture and design publication based in the United Kingdom, has given HDR top honors in its 2013 World Architecture 100 ranking. The ranking, which profiles the world's largest architectural practices, named HDR the world's No. 1 design firm in both the healthcare and science markets. HDR also received recognition as the second largest design firm in North America and the 12th largest global design firm.

Overview of HDR's rankings:
No. 2 – Top North American Design Firms
No. 12 – Top 100 Global Design Firms

By Market Sector:  
No. 1 – Science
No. 1 – Healthcare
No. 3 – Government Buildings

Areas of Expertise: 
No. 2 – Project Design
No. 4 – Consulting
No. 4 – Engineering
No. 6 – Interior Design
No. 6 – Landscape Architecture

The World Architecture 100 is considered the definitive global survey in the architecture field. The rankings are created based on the results of a survey sent to  architecture practices worldwide. Firms are evaluated and ranked based on presence in sectors and regions, as well as the number of architects employed.