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RATCLIFF adds Architect Steven Steinberg to Healthcare Practice Group - August 1, 2008

RATCLIFF, the award-winning architecture, planning and interiors firm, added Steven Steinberg, AIA, as a principal to the firm’s healthcare practice group. RATCLIFF (http://www.ratcliffarch.com) provides a broad array of design and planning services to healthcare, academic, and civic clients throughout the Western United States.

“Steven Steinberg brings a wealth of project experience with many different client organizations and has compiled a substantial record of success. RATCLIFF is fortunate to have someone of his capability and stature join us, and we are benefiting from his insightful contributions to our teams,” said Gary M. Burk, principal and leader of the firm’s healthcare and consulting practices.

A licensed architect in California and Arizona, Steinberg has more than 25 years of experience in the architecture and real estate development industries. His many healthcare assignments include the following representative projects:

  • the site feasibility analysis for a new “Greenfield” 300-bed community hospital for Catholic Healthcare West in Queen Creek, Arizona;
  • the design of a new intensive care unit for the Hospital for Joint Orthopedic Diseases in New York;
  • a replacement feasibility study for Sage Memorial Hospital in Ganado, Arizona;
  • the design of a new MRI suite for Holy Name Hospital in Teaneck, New Jersey; and
  • the programming and planning of research laboratories, radiation therapy facilities, radiographic and surgery suits, and inpatient floors at the University of Southern California’s Norris Cancer Research Institute in Los Angeles.

Prior to joining RATCLIFF, Steinberg held leadership roles as founder, principal and owner of CES Associates in New York and Arizona and as director of healthcare for Leo A Daly in Phoenix. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects, The Center for Health Design, American Society of Healthcare Engineers, and the Urban Land Institute. He served two terms as chairman of the City of Scottsdale Planning Commission and was a board member of the Arizona BioIndustry Association.

Steinberg earned a bachelor’s degree in architecture from Pratt Institute in 1974 and a bachelor’s degree in history and art history from Hofstra University in 1971. While a student at Pratt, he won the prestigious Adams Design Award for a community outpatient center in New York.