Corlett M. Orr, AIA, ACHA













UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Architecture, 1972


Registered Architect, State of Missouri



1995 to Present        



1986 to 1995


Vice President and Associate

1982 to 1986


Project Manager

1978 to 1982


Vice President

1974 to 1978


Associate Director, Office of Facilities Planning, 1976 to 1978

Director, Architectural Services Division, 1974 to 1976





Health Alliance,

Cincinnati, Ohio


Behavioral Health Consolidation

space programming, feasibility assessment

Marymount Hospital,

Garfield Heights, Ohio


Facility Development Planning

space and functional programming, master facility planning


South Peninsula Hospital, Homer, Alaska


Master Plan

option development, space estimating

Crisis Treatment/Detox Center, Anchorage, Alaska


Replacement Facility Plan

functional and space programming, reuse evaluation

Valley Lutheran Medical Center/Lutheran Heart Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona


Facility Planning/Space Programming

space need assessment and implementation planning

Mercy and Unity Hospitals,

Minneapolis, Minnesota


Strategic Facility Master Planning

space need evaluation and planning

EMH Regional Medical Center, Elyria, Ohio


Master Facility Plan

space assessment and concept development


Alaska Psychiatric Institute, Anchorage, Alaska


Replacement Hospital

functional and space programming, planning

University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas


Heart Hospital, Cancer Center

concept planning, functional and space programming

Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, Minnesota


Master Facility Planning

space need evaluation, space allocation planning


Grandview Hospital, Dayton, Ohio

Replacement and Expansion: Inpatient Mental Health

functional and space programming


Children’s Hospitals and Clinics, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota


Master Facility Planning

space need assessment, strategy development


Cleveland Clinic Health System-Hillcrest Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio


Inpatient Tower Expansion: Medical/Surgical Units, Family Maternity Center, Food Service

functional and space programming

Evansville State Hospital, Evansville, Indiana


Replacement 228 Bed Psychiatric Facility

functional and space programming

Marshall Habilitation Center, Marshall, Missouri


New Medical Facility: Clinic, D&T, SNF, ICF/MR, Infirmary

functional and space programming

Southeast Missouri Mental Health Center, Farmington, Missouri


New Forensic Unit/Sexual Predator Program

functional and space programming

Coleman Clinic, Canton, Illinois

Expansion Planning, Group Practice Facility

needs assessment, options development


Cleveland Clinic Health System, Cleveland, Ohio



Master Planning, Meridia System: Euclid, South Point, Hillcrest Hospitals

site and program assessment, option evaluation, master planning

Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio



Facility Master Plan, Interim Space Management

space assessment, short-term relocation planning, master planning/phasing

Larned  State Hospital, Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services

Larned, Kansas


Facility Master Plan/Maximum Security Forensic Psychiatric Facility/Sexual Predator Unit

bed demand analysis, space need assessment, plan development

Surgery Clinic, Tupelo, Mississippi


Ambulatory Surgery

Facility Expansion Plan

space assessment, building expansion plan

Waterbury Hospital, Waterbury Connecticut


Ambulatory Care Addition

detailed space programming

Summa Health System, Akron, Ohio


System Consolidation Master Planning

master plan space projections, campus development planning


Fulton State Hospital, Department of Mental Health Fulton, Missouri


Conversion/Consolidation Study, 500+ bed forensic psychiatric facility

detailed space programming, master development planning

BJC Health System, St. Louis, Missouri


Ambulatory Facility Planning Guidelines

facility analysis benchmarking

Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Poplar Bluff, Missouri


Facility Plan

strategy development/project phasing

Providence Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas


JCAHO Statement of Conditions

Life Safety Code compliance investigation and analysis

Grim-Smith Hospital and Clinics, Kirksville, Missouri

Consolidation Plan/merger assessment

space need assessment, facility assessment/utilization analysis


Boone Hospital Center, Columbia, Missouri


Master Plan Update

space need assessment, site analysis, strategy development

Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Kansas City, Missouri


Design Program: Renovate West Wing for MS&N Nursing Units

project director; space need assessment, block planning, project phasing

Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska


Design Program: Ward Renovation for Patient Privacy

project director; space need assessment and block planning

MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas

750,000 square foot expansion of Hospital, Clinic and Research


joint venture manager, space programming, master planning


Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, DC


Facility Development Plans:

St. Louis, Missouri

Poplar Bluff, Missouri

Tomah, Wisconsin

Minneapolis, Minnesota Columbia, Missouri

Sheridan, Wyoming

Hot Springs, South Dakota

St. Cloud, Minnesota

Topeka, Kansas

Leavenworth, Kansas

Kansas City, Missouri

Marion, Illinois


project director; functional, space, site and building assessment, master planning

Deaconess Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri


Emergency Department and Outpatient Services Study


project manager; space programming/planning, option evaluation

Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans' Hospital,  Columbia, Missouri


Design Program: Ambulatory Care Addition


project director; space need assessment and block planning



Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri


Surgery, Radiology, Biomedical Engineering, Respiratory Therapy, Materials Management


functional and space programming


The Evanston Hospital, Evanston, Illinois


Maternal/Child Health, GI Lab, Endocrine Lab, Infectious Disease Lab


certificate of need documentation & space programming


Grinnell General Hospital, Grinnell, Iowa


50-Bed Acute Care Hospital Master Plan


project manager; master planning, facility assessment & space projection


Audrain Medical Center, Mexico, Missouri

200-Bed Acute and Extended Care Facility Master Plan


project manager; master planning, facility assessment & space programming


Hahn Air Base Hospital, Hahn, West Germany


Replacement Clinic and 27-Bed Acute Care Facility


master and departmental planning


Penrose-St. Francis Healthcare System, Colorado Springs, Colorado


Planning study for Penrose Cancer Center


space programming


St. Joseph Hospital, Albuquerque, New Mexico


Cardiac Service Planning Study, Surgery Suite/Emergency Room Analysis


project manager; space programming, option development & evaluation

St. Louis University Medical Center, Firmin-Desloge, St. Louis, Missouri


Academic Clinical Faculty Offices, Diagnostic and Treatment Services


program verification


Kaiser Permanente, Ontario/South San Diego


New Hospitals/Medical Office Buildings


space programming


Veterans Memorial Medical Center, Meriden, Connecticut


180-Bed Replacement Hospital


functional and space programming


Arkansas City Memorial Hospital, Arkansas City, Kansas


115-Bed Acute Care Hospital


master planning, facility assessment & space projection


Atchison Hospital, Atchison, Kansas


95-Bed Acute Care Facility


master planning, facility assessment & space projection


Atchison Hospital, Atchison, Kansas

Obstetric Service, Emergency and ICU Facilities


space programming & preliminary design


Holy Cross Hospital, Salt Lake City, Utah


300-Bed Acute Care Hospital


master planning, facility assessment & space projection


Menorah Medical Center, Kansas City, Missouri


350-Bed Acute Care Hospital & Medical Office Building


master planning, facility assessment & space projection



Providence-St. Margaret Health Center, Kansas City, Kansas


350-Bed Acute Care Hospital


master planning, facility assessment & space projection


St. Cabrini Hospital, Seattle, Washington


Phased Replacement of 155-Bed Hospital on restricted site


master site/facility planning & space estimating


St. Francis Regional Medical Center, Wichita, Kansas


Replacement of Clinical Laboratory


space programming & planning


St. Joseph Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri


Emergency, Day Surgery & Ambulatory Care Services


master planning, space programming


St. Mary's Hospital, Blue Springs, Missouri


120-Bed Acute Care Hospital


master planning, facility assessment & space projection


Welborn Hospital, Evansville, Indiana


400-Bed Acute Care Hospital


master planning, facility assessment & space projection


Trinity Lutheran Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri


135,000 sq. ft. Renovation & Expansion for Clinical Laboratory, Pharmacy, Physical & Occupational Therapy,  Radiation Therapy, ICU/CCU, Cardiovascular Testing & Outpatient Surgery


space programming


University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio


24,000 sq. ft. Surgery Suite; 65,000 sq. ft. Charles M. Barrett Cancer Center


space programming & planning


University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio


Long Range Campus Development


master site planning


Bob Wilson Memorial Hospital, Ulysses, Kansas


50-Bed Acute Care Facility


master planning, facility assessment & space programming


Central Kansas Medical Center, Great Bend, Kansas


165-Bed Acute Care Hospital


long range planning, master planning, facility assessment & space projection


Davenport Osteopathic Hospital, Davenport, Iowa


110-Bed Replacement Hospital


long range planning & space programming


John H. Bothwell Memorial Hospital, Sedalia, Missouri


Expansion of 185-Bed Hospital


long range planning, master planning, facility assessment & space projection


Olathe Community Hospital, Olathe, Kansas


150-Bed Replacement Hospital


master planning & space programming



St. Catherine Hospital, Garden City, Kansas


150-Bed Acute Care Hospital; Certificate of Need for Expansion Project

long range planning, master planning & space programming


University of Missouri Health Sciences Center, Columbia, Missouri


Long Range Planning for 570,000 sq. ft. of Clinical Program Space in 450-Bed Teaching Hospital


programmatic evaluation & space projection


University of New Mexico Hospital, Albuquerque, New Mexico


285-Bed Teaching Hospital


long range planning, facility assessment, space projection & master facility planning


University of New Mexico Hospital, Albuquerque, New Mexico


Obstetrics Service, Clinical Laboratory, and Pediatric Clinics


special programming & planning studies






General Services Administration, St. Louis, Missouri


250,000 sq. ft. for four agencies:  ALMSA, Corps of Engineers, Immigration and Naturalization, and Military Entrance Processing Station


space programming & planning


County Government, Johnson County, Kansas


Administrative & Judicial Services; 230,000 sq. ft.


master planning & space programming


Missouri Department of Mental Health, Jefferson City, Missouri


State System of 27 Psychiatric & Mental Retardation Institutions


master planning, programming & facilities evaluation







Anheuser-Busch Companies, St. Louis, Missouri


40,000 sq. ft. Corporate Quality Assurance Division Offices & Laboratories


program definition, space projection & planning





University of Texas Health Sciences Center, Houston, Texas


Medical School


space needs assessment, allocation standards development, master planning


University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia, Missouri


255,000 sq. ft. Office and Research Laboratory Space


master planning, space needs & space standards assessment





United Hebrew Congregation, St. Louis, Missouri


Replacement Synagogue


space programming







American College of Healthcare Architects, Founding Member; Board of Regents, 2002-present


American Institute of Architects, Academy of Architecture for Health


AIA St. Louis, Board of Directors, 1996-1997


American Hospital Association, American Society for Hospital Engineering


National Fire Protection Association, Health Care Section; Member, NFPA 99 Restructuring Subcommittee



Speaker, “Programming Forensic Facilities” , 2nd International Forensic Mental Health Conference, University of Central Lancashire and Eherenkrantz School of Social Work NYU, 2000



Speaker, "Computer Applications in Space Programming", St. Louis Chapter AIA, St. Louis, Missouri, 1995.



Speaker, "Planning Elderly Care Programs for the 1990's”, a Tradeline Program, Tampa, Florida, 1986.



Guest Lecturer, Graduate Program in Health Care Administration, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 1986-1993.

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