Interview with Stanley Stark, HDR/CU2HA

Stanley Stark, FAIA

Stanley Stark, FAIA

In this 12th edition of “Sound Advice with Joan Capelin,” Stanley Stark, FAIA, vice president and national director of life sciences at HDR/CU2HA provides his perspective and advice on the following topics:

  • Lessons learned from past recessions
  • Building a constituency for change
  • How to maintain client loyalty
  • Whether innovation will diminish as a result of the recession
  • The importance of good communication

Click on the media player below to listen to Stanley’s podcast.  Scroll down to read his bio.

Interview with Stan Stark

Trained as an architect and urban designer, Stanley is one of America’s leading planners and designers of science and technology facilities.  Formerly a managing partner at HLW International, he is currently vice president and national director of life sciences at one of the country’s best  science and technology practice groups.

Stanley has had a pivotal role in the design of major projects for clients such as the FDA, Merck, Schering-Plough, and the Columbia University Medical Center. He often participates on panels and in study groups for major industry organizations such as the New York Academy of Sciences, the National Science Foundation, Tradeline, and the International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineers (ISPE).  Stanley’s main topic is how the demands and needs of science intersect with science and technology facilities.

His ability to maintain contact with the broader issues of the profession has been enhanced by continuing engagement with the AIA, particularly AIA NY’s Oculus.

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