Rare honour bestowed on Steffian Bradley CEO, Kurt Rockstroh
Steffian Bradley Architects (SBA) has announced the promotion of Kurt Rockstroh, its president and chief executive, to The American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) prestigious College of Fellows (FAIA).
Elevation to the FAIA is an honour bestowed on architects who have made outstanding contributions to the profession through design excellence, education, and the advancement of the profession. Of a total AIA membership of more than 80,000 throughout the US, just 3,000 members are elevated by the jury.
Rockstroh was honoured for a career in architecture spanning more three decades. In that time, his expertise in the masterplanning and design of hospitals, ambulatory care facilities, and private institutions for research and teaching has influenced the field of healthcare design. He has been involved in the planning and design of more than 400 built healthcare projects around the world and has led masterplanning and strategic planning initiatives for more than 75 healthcare organisations.
He joined SBA in 1977 and has served as president and chief executive since 1996. Under his leadership, the company has grown into an international architecture firm with projects worldwide. In the UK these include the Brierley Hill Health and Social Care Centre, the Oxford Churchill Hospital, and Brentwood Community Hospital.