Architecture in Healthcare 2021
PHOTO: Tibby Rothman



Hunvey Chen, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, DBIA
Principal, HOK

Finding her passion for healthcare architecture over 18 years ago, Hunvey has been part of every major recent healthcare project in the Los Angeles office during her tenure at HOK which includes the MLK Behavioral Health Center, Kaiser Baldwin Hills-Crenshaw MOB, Ventura County Medical Center, Scripps Prebys Cardiovascular Institute, Cedars-Sinai Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion and the Saint John’s Millennium Project.  Her background has been in both project management and as a technical architect, focusing on the collaborative team effort with the client and consultants.  Hunvey holds a Master of Urban Planning from the University of Southern California as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from Washington University in St. Louis.

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Vice Chair
Ashley Mangus, Assoc. AIA

As a healthcare designer, Ashley Mangus is motivated by an unspoken oath to create environments conducive to healing. Dedicated to solving the logistical puzzles that impact the health, safety, and welfare of patients and practitioners, she works closely with her project teams and participates in user meetings to help deliver spaces that meet every unique challenge. Ashley earned a Bachelor of Environmental Design from the University of Colorado Boulder and a Master of Architecture from USC where she teamed with a professor and local design firms to create a new healthcare design studio for the University.

Past Chair
Eric Halm, AIA, LEED AP
Director of Business Development, Bernards

Eric Halm leads healthcare business development for Bernards, a Southern California-based general contractor and construction manager. A licensed architect and LEED® Accredited Professional, Eric leverages his 20 years of technical and marketing expertise to strengthen ties between owners, architects and engineers with Bernards’ estimating and operations leaders. Eric earned his Master of Architecture degree from UCLA, after completing his undergraduate degree from UC Berkeley.

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