Josh Domingo Receives George Pressler Under 40 Award

Josh Domingo
Josh Domingo

Josh Domingo, AIA, a senior health planner in HDR’s Charlotte, North Carolina, studio, has received the George Pressler Under 40 Award, a component of the Healthcare Facilities Symposium Distinction Awards, which recognizes young professionals who have shown leadership and vision within their organization or project teams.

With over 10 years of experience in design — from community hospitals to large international facilities — he is known for his contributions toward forward-thinking hospital environments.

“I am very excited to be recognized by my peers at the Healthcare Facilities Symposium & Expo," Domingo said. "To be given an award in the name of George Pressler, who did so much for the healthcare industry and looked for ways to promote the younger generation, is quite the honor. I certainly wouldn’t be in this position without the fantastic leadership at HDR and my colleagues who are always encouraging me to grow and lead in the healthcare design industry.”

Over his career, Domingo has put forth his design expertise and cultural insight in a variety of projects across the U.S. and internationally. His most recent work is with Novant Health, where he is lead planner and client liaison for a new 225,000 square foot community hospital in Charlotte. 

"Josh is considered one of HDR's thought leaders in health planning and is constantly looking for ways to improve himself and HDR," said HDR Director of Healthcare Planning Jim Atkinson. "He is one of the finest healthcare planners and designers, and we are proud of his achievements in the industry and his contributions to HDR's health practice."

Domingo is dedicated to sharing knowledge and mentoring and currently volunteers with a program called Architecture in the Classroom. It regularly entails visits to high schools to promote architecture, act as guest critic for students’ design projects, and encourage the next generation. He routinely visits the students of his alma mater Clemson University’s Architecture + Health program studio to present in seminar classes and act as guest critic for studio projects.