Edward Vidlak

Edward Vidlak, AIA, NCARB

Director, Education

As leader of HDR’s education sector, Ed is committed to designing environments that support the potential of education to elevate the human experience. In his role, he works with the firm’s business development leaders and subjects matter experts to bring forward the firm's expertise in the design of higher education, K-12 and corporate education facilities.

Ed leverages collaborative relationships with both clients and colleagues to understand what works in education and where there is opportunity for reinvention. In Ed’s 25-year career he has provided design leadership and project management for several successful and award-winning projects. At HDR, he uses this deep experience to help build an education practice that inspires innovation and new processes for advancing the next generation of learning environments.