Shannon B. Kraus, 36

August 11, 2010

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Shannon B. Kraus, 36 

 






VP

HKS, Dallas

EDUCATION

BS, Southern Illinois University

MBA, MArch, University of Illinois

PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS

AIA, NCARB, ACHA, LEED AP

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Senior healthcare designer and planner. Responsible for more than $1 billion in projects, exceeding 20 million sf.

Leads HKS Design Fellowship, which focuses on growing younger design talent by teaming them with community leaders to solve construction issues.

Teamed with Center for Healthcare Design, the Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture, and the AIA on initiatives and research for improving healthcare design.

EXTRACURRICULAR

Chair, AIA Board Knowledge Committee.

Co-founded AIA’s National Associates Committee for interns.

Member, National Architectural Accreditation Board; assists in accrediting universities.

Member, Dean’s Advisory Committee, University of Texas at Arlington School of Architecture.

OFF THE CLOCK

Father of 20-month-old twin boys.

Loves to golf (not much tee time these days).

SECRET LIFE

Lives off the grid whenever he can; no cell phones, no email, no distractions.