Ryan Gorscak, AIA, LEED AP

Senior Project Architect
Bachelor of Architecture, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
What year did you join the firm?

Areas of Focus
Manage overall development of project documents from schematic design through construction

Serve as point of contact for all coordination efforts with engineering consultants

Present information periodically to clients

Ensure that a project design is executed in accordance with the design intent

Why HDG Architects? What keeps you here and motivated?
HDG has a collegial, team-oriented atmosphere where everyone feels important to the success of projects and the firm. This is reinforced by great firm leadership that cares about its professionals and their families. The education work that HDG does keeps me motivated because it has an impact on the quality of education in and around the community where I live.

What is your favorite aspect of practicing architecture?
Working with the end user of the buildings I design to ensure their vision of how the building will operate is met and functional needs are accommodated.

Your favorite building design/example of architecture in the world?
La Sagrada Familia Basilica (Barcelona, Spain)

Key Projects at HDG?
South Fayette Township School District – Middle School Classroom Alterations (McDonald, PA)

Other Key Projects
UPMC Vision and Rehabilitation Tower at UPMC Mercy (Pittsburgh, PA)
Forbes Hospital Perioperative Services Renovations (Monroeville, PA)
Ruby Memorial Hospital 5 North Operating Rooms (Morgantown, WV)

Specialty Areas of Expertise
Healthcare Design
Equipment Planning

Watercolor, Drawing, Reading, Movies, and Golf