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Noelker and Hull Associates announces that notable health care industry architect, Bruce Brooks, AIA, has joined the firm as a senior principal. Brooks will strengthen the firm’s position as a client service innovator and technical leader. With Brooks’ leadership, Noelker and Hull will expand from the Northern Virginia area to the Mid-Atlantic and southeast, increase market share, establish new client relationships and redefine healthcare architecture delivery and the architect-owner client experience.

“We are very pleased to welcome Bruce to our firm,” President Mike Hull said. “This appointment allows Noelker and Hull to enhance our health care market offering and enables Bruce to share his health care design expertise with a broader client base throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. Additionally, our new Richmond office will enable us to increase our service expertise to all of our clients”

Recognized as an industry leader in health care facility design, Brooks is a highly sought after expert on best practices delivery, lean design and process management, code analysis and regulatory and compliance concerns in the health care facility realm. He also serves on the National Fire Protection Association 101 Healthcare Occupancies Committee. A frequent speaker at regional health care presentations, he has discussed topics ranging from the patient experience and life safety analysis to post occupancy evaluations and case studies.

Brooks’ diverse healthcare portfolio includes designs for clients such as Augusta Health, Bon Secours Health System, Halifax Regional Health System, Sentara Healthcare, University of Virginia Health System, Valley Health System and Virginia Commonwealth University Health System with a focus on master planning, feasibility, expansion and renovation projects located throughout the Mid-Atlantic and in South America.

Based in Richmond, VA, a city Brooks has called home for 24 years, he is intimately familiar with the regional health care market, as well as the competitive, consultant and contractor landscape, and is well-positioned to establish Noelker and Hull’s Richmond office.  Brooks maintains professional affiliations with the American Institute of Architects, Academy of Architecture for Health, National Fire Protection Association and Construction Specifications Institute, and is an active member of the  Virginia Society of Healthcare Engineers (VSHE) and the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE).

Chambersburg, PA-based Noelker and Hull Associates is a full service firm with offices in Frederick, MD, and Richmond, VA, serving senior living, health care, education and religious clients in the Mid-Atlantic region and across the United States. Managed by Michael G. Hull, AIA, President, and Senior Principals Michael Allen-Hall, AIA, Stuart E. Christenson, AIA and Bruce Brooks, AIA, the firm forecasts an increased demand in the  firm’s already strong client base, with the Richmond office serving an expanded region.

Among many notable projects, Noelker and Hull designed the $96 million, multi-phase renovation and replacement of Frederick Memorial Hospital in Frederick, MD; the award-winning entrance pavilion renovation at Lancaster General Health Women and Babies Hospital in Lancaster, PA; and major additions and renovations at Garrett County Memorial Hospital in Oakland, MD.

March 02, 2015

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Noelker and Hull Associates announces that notable health care industry architect, Bruce Brooks, AIA, has joined the firm as a senior principal. Brooks will strengthen the firm’s position as a client service innovator and technical leader. With Brooks’ leadership, Noelker and Hull will expand from the Northern Virginia area to the Mid-Atlantic and southeast, increase market share, establish new client relationships and redefine healthcare architecture delivery and the architect-owner client experience.

“We are very pleased to welcome Bruce to our firm,” President Mike Hull said. “This appointment allows Noelker and Hull to enhance our health care market offering and enables Bruce to share his health care design expertise with a broader client base throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. Additionally, our new Richmond office will enable us to increase our service expertise to all of our clients”

Recognized as an industry leader in health care facility design, Brooks is a highly sought after expert on best practices delivery, lean design and process management, code analysis and regulatory and compliance concerns in the health care facility realm. He also serves on the National Fire Protection Association 101 Healthcare Occupancies Committee. A frequent speaker at regional health care presentations, he has discussed topics ranging from the patient experience and life safety analysis to post occupancy evaluations and case studies.

Brooks’ diverse healthcare portfolio includes designs for clients such as Augusta Health, Bon Secours Health System, Halifax Regional Health System, Sentara Healthcare, University of Virginia Health System, Valley Health System and Virginia Commonwealth University Health System with a focus on master planning, feasibility, expansion and renovation projects located throughout the Mid-Atlantic and in South America.

Based in Richmond, VA, a city Brooks has called home for 24 years, he is intimately familiar with the regional health care market, as well as the competitive, consultant and contractor landscape, and is well-positioned to establish Noelker and Hull’s Richmond office.  Brooks maintains professional affiliations with the American Institute of Architects, Academy of Architecture for Health, National Fire Protection Association and Construction Specifications Institute, and is an active member of the  Virginia Society of Healthcare Engineers (VSHE) and the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE).

Chambersburg, PA-based Noelker and Hull Associates is a full service firm with offices in Frederick, MD, and Richmond, VA, serving senior living, health care, education and religious clients in the Mid-Atlantic region and across the United States. Managed by Michael G. Hull, AIA, President, and Senior Principals Michael Allen-Hall, AIA, Stuart E. Christenson, AIA and Bruce Brooks, AIA, the firm forecasts an increased demand in the  firm’s already strong client base, with the Richmond office serving an expanded region.

Among many notable projects, Noelker and Hull designed the $96 million, multi-phase renovation and replacement of Frederick Memorial Hospital in Frederick, MD; the award-winning entrance pavilion renovation at Lancaster General Health Women and Babies Hospital in Lancaster, PA; and major additions and renovations at Garrett County Memorial Hospital in Oakland, MD.