B&A welcomes Luis Sousa, RA, NCARB as a Partner and Vice President, joining the firm’s healthcare and education studio.

Sousa has over 30 years of experience and specializes in healthcare and educational facility design. He joins B&A from Gresham Smith (GS), where he served as a Principal and Healthcare Studio Design Leader. Prior to GS, Sousa was a Healthcare Design Principal for Perkins + Will’s Miami office.

“Good design drives operational efficiency, keeps patients well, and as a result allows healthcare systems to be more profitable,” said Willy Bermello, Chairman of the Board. “Luis’s leadership will strengthen our ability to help clients achieve even more.”

With over three decades of experience in all facets of architectural design, project management, and client relations, Sousa has worked on some of the largest and most complex projects in the Southeast United States.

As a Partner and Studio Leader, Sousa will strengthen client relationships and business opportunities for the firm, as well as bring his expertise to our healthcare and education studios to deliver the next generation of projects. A Fulbright Scholar, he holds a Master’s Degree in Architecture from Georgia Institute of Technology and a Bachelor’s Degree in Design from the University of Florida.