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Amy E Corneliussen Sickeler

Amy E Corneliussen Sickeler is a Director of Design for the Atlanta office’s interiors department as well as the Atlanta office Healthcare Interiors Design Principal. Her experience of over 27 years includes most everything from programming and space planning to concept and design to research and design theory.  She has dedicated her career to the design of innovative healing spaces and has worked to provide Healing buildings and Interiors to her clients and users. Focusing on hospitals and clinics but also touching other market sectors such as Senior Living, Science & Technology, Corporate and Higher Learning.  Providing a broad knowledge of healthy work place theories to many building types brings a richness to her Resilient and Sustainable Healing practice.

She has worked with some of the leading healthcare institutions as well as with other institutional clients in the world. Designing the interiors for a 690,000 square foot hospital expansion for Duke University in Durham NC which is LEED Gold and where day light views are abundant to staff, family and patients. A Senior Living Hospice project for Willson House which is LEED Silver and a first Audubon International Silver Signature Sanctuary of its kind and a beautiful home to those in need. S&T projects for the CDC and NBAF were all early Sustainable achieving projects as were K-12 projects for the Woodward Academy. And a new area of expertise on Medical Education Simulation projects where she has designed the interior for the HMC simulation project and the Sim Center projects for the Mayo Clinic.  Internationally she has worked on projects ranging from Children’s and Women’s hospitals to Behavior Health Facilities as well as Neuroscience Hospitals in the Middle East. Designing in a multi-disciplined project environment, all were made richer by adding her innovative and healing attributes.

Her projects have won numerous awards from the AIA, IIDA as well as from Healthcare Environments and Modern Healthcare.  She has participated in education as a guest critic at Georgia Tech and SCAD Design Schools, and has been a juror for design competitions, engaged in public speaking, and has had her work or articles published in Interior Design Magazine, Contract Magazine, Metropolis, Sage, Practice Greenhealth, Buildings Magazine, and other trade publications.  She is a member of IIDA, IDSA, and AAHID and is a LEED accredited professional.


Ambulatory Care

Acute Care

Sustainable Design

Medical/Dental Office

Outpatient Care

Residential Care/Senior Living

Cancer Treatment Centers