February 13, 2017 | Miami, Fla. | People
Gresham, Smith and Partners is pleased to announce Gustavo Alfonso has joined the firm’s Miami healthcare studio as a senior architect. Alfonso brings 30 years of design experience in a variety of facility types including healthcare, mixed-use and commercial. As a project manager, he will be focused on enhancing the client experience through exceptional project delivery while serving as a resource to support the continued growth and development of GS&P staff.
“The energy and creativity that Gustavo brings to his work will greatly benefit our clients as well as our staff that he will guide and mentor,” commented Luis Cano, GS&P senior vice president and Miami Healthcare studio lead. “His commitment to applying evidence-based design principles in an effort to improve the human experience aligns with our firmwide philosophy. It will be critical as we work to create solutions that add value for our clients and their facilities. I am proud to welcome him to our team.”
“Our designs greatly influence our clients’ ability support the needs of their community and the manner in which they are able to deliver healthcare,” Alfonso commented. “I thrive off of the impact a well-designed healthcare environment has on healthcare operations, facility staff and the experience it fosters for patients and families. I look forward to collaborating with my colleagues at GS&P and helping our clients achieve success for their communities.”
Alfonso most recently served as a project manager at Mateu Architecture in Miami. Prior to that position, he was a project manager at Perkins + Will for six years. There he developed and executed several projects at Miami Children’s Hospital including design support for a six-story, 200,000 square-foot Intensive Care Unit and an emergency department expansion. He also provided construction contract administration for a 850,000 square-foot, 36-story mixed-use facility.
A Miami resident for more than 40 years, Alfonso is a graduate of the University of Miami where he earned a Bachelor of Architecture degree. He is a registered architect in the State of Florida and is fluent in both English and Spanish.
“I thrive off of the impact a well-designed healthcare environment has on healthcare operations, facility staff and the experience it fosters for patients and families. I look forward to collaborating with my colleagues at GS&P and helping our clients achieve success for their communities.”
Gustavo Alfonso, Senior Architect, GS&P