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RICARDO C. HERRING

National Institutes of Health
African American AIA Fellow

SAY IT LOUD - Washington DC  Exhibitor
Washington DC Based Designer 

Bio: 

Today, as a top architect in the Office of the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Herring heads the Policy Branch in the division of policy and program assessment. He develops and promotes long-range goals for NIH and carries out major programming, design, and construction review functions.

RICARDO C. HERRING

Bio:

The better part of Ricardo Herring’s 35 years of professional experience has been in the realm of institutional architecture, project management, and program management. Today, as a top architect in the Office of the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Herring heads the Policy Branch in the division of policy and program assessment. He develops and promotes long-range goals for NIH and carries out major programming, design, and construction review functions. Born and raised in Washington, D.C., where he attended D.C. public schools, Herring earned a BArch from Howard University in 1973. He is a registered architect in two states and the District of Columbia. The basis for his AIA Fellowship election in 2001 was for “advancing the living standards of the American people by setting architectural design guidelines for state-of-the-art biomedical research facilities that are vital to the health care of the nation.”

Featured Project Name: 

NIH Bethesda Campus Comprehensive Master Plan 2013

 

Featured Project Location: 

Bethesda, MD

 

Featured Project Completion Date: 

2013

 

Role in Featured Project: 

Director, Division of Facilities Planning

 

Featured Project Description:

The Master Plan is a vision of where the NIH aspires to be scientifically in the next 20 years at its Bethesda Campus and serves as a tool to achieve that vision. The Master Plan provides a blueprint to ensure that capital investments, should they be funded, are consistent with a long term vision of the campus and respectful of the region, the community, traffic, pedestrian safety, the environment, historic preservation, sustainability and other key factors.

 

Photography Credit:

NIH