HDR Ranks High in World Architecture 100, Named World's No. 1 Healthcare Design Firm

(January 9, 2014) - Building Design, a leading architecture and design publication based in the United Kingdom, has given HDR top honors in its 2014 World Architecture 100 ranking. The ranking, which profiles the world's largest architectural practices, named HDR the No. 1 healthcare design firm in the world for the third consecutive year. HDR also received recognition as the second largest design firm in North America and the 11th largest global design firm.

Overview of HDR's rankings:

BY REGION
No. 2 - Top North American Design Firms
No. 4 – Central and Eastern Europe
NO. 9 - Australasia

BY MARKET SECTOR
No. 1 - Healthcare
No. 2 – Science
No. 4 - Government

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
No. 3 - Product Design
No. 4 - Consulting
No. 4 - Engineering
No. 8 - 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.