David N. Moon, FAIA, FACHA was recognized by the American College of Healthcare Architects (ACHA) in a Fellowship Medal Presentation on Friday, July 25, 2014 at the ACHA/AIA Academy of Architecture for Health Leadership Summit in Chicago, Illinois. As one of seven original regents that founded ACHA in 1999, David was the fifth architect in the U.S. to be board certified in the practice of architecture for health facilities. Today, approximately 500 architects in the United States and Canada have qualified for certification by ACHA, an organization committed to transforming healthcare through better built environments by distinguishing healthcare architects through certification, experience, and rigorous standards. David was presented the award by A. Ray Pentecost, III, Chair, ACHA Fellowship Committee, pictured above.
David, the managing principal at Moon Mayoras Architects, Inc., has served as Past President of the AIA National Academy of Architecture for Health (AIA/AAH) and Past President of the Academy of Architecture for Health Foundation. He is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects. With 30 years of experience focused on architecture for health, David’s approach to healthcare design blends his passion for architecture and skills in medical planning. He has led the design of some the country’s most progressive healthcare environments, ever focused on improving the patient experience and treatment outcomes.