Architecture in Healthcare 2022
PHOTO: Tibby Rothman




Ashley Mangus, Assoc. AIA
Design Coordinator, HGA
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. As a designer at HGA, her past projects include women’s and children’s health, neuropsychiatric centers, and university health spaces. Ashley earned a Bachelor of Environmental Design from the University of Colorado Boulder and a Master of Architecture from USC.

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Vice Chair

Lydia Dillier, AIA
Senior Associate, Boulder Associates Architects
Lydia is an Architect with an insatiable curiosity about the world around her. Working in Healthcare design brings that curiosity to the forefront, learning about her clients, and the populations they serve. With undergraduate degrees in Sign Language and Biomedical Photography from The Rochester Institute of Technology she took those skills into her Masters program at the University of Oregon for Architecture. She has worked in both southern and northern California, returning to Los Angeles in 2017 and opening the LA Office for Boulder Associates in 2019. She has worked on all types of projects from small Clinics, Behavioral Health to inpatient towers. She works across project phases utilizing her technical skills as well as project management skills to delivery long lasting design solutions for her clients.

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Past Chair

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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