Richard Dallam
Partner / Healthcare Futurist / Planner

As a leader of NBBJ’s national healthcare practice, Rich is responsible for ensuring that NBBJ understands the business, operational, human and environmental goals of our clients. This holistic understanding of our clients’ needs and aspirations forms the foundation for the creation of transformational environments that enable our clients to exceed each of their goals. Architecture allows Richard to integrate his broad interests in and knowledge of art and science in a field that is both applied and theoretical. He is an innovative designer with great versatility. Richard enjoys designing environments for people that allow for a rich variety experience. His range of expertise includes healthcare, education, mixed-use commercial, retail, urban planning and campus planning.


Fellow, American Institute of Architects (FAIA) American Society of Healthcare

Executives (ASHE)

Virginia Mason Medical Center Foundation Board of Trustees

Health Insight Foundation, 2000 - Present

Healthcare Research and Development Institute

University of Idaho, College of Art and Architecture, Advisory Council



Registered Architect: AK, AZ, BC, HI, ID, MN, MO, MT, NE, UT, WA

National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)

LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP)



Master of Arts, Analytical Philosophy University of Arizona

Bachelor of Architecture University of Idaho

Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy University of California, Davis


Massachusetts General Hospital, Lunder Building Boston, MA  |  Healthcare Futurist


Palo Alto Medical Foundation, San Carlos Center

San Carlos, CA  |  Healthcare Futurist


University of California Irvine Medical Center, Master Plan and Replacement Tower

Irvine, CA  |  Principal in Charge of Design


Yellowhawk Tribal Health Center Pendleton, OR  |  Partner in Charge


Harrison Acute Care Expansion Silverdale, WA  |  Partner in Charge


Loma Linda University Medical Center, Campus Transformation

Loma Linda, CA  |  Partner in Charge


Hong Kong Center of Excellence Pediatric Design Competition

North Point, Hong Kong  |  Partner in Charge


Chase Brexton Health Services Baltimore, MD  |  Partner in Charge


Department of Veterans Affairs, Nebraska-Western Iowa Healthcare System

Omaha, NE  |  Design Partner


Southcentral Foundation, Primary Care Center II and III

Anchorage, AK  |  Partner in Charge


Stanford University Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge



Stanford, CA  |  Partner in Charge


Northwest Indian College Master Plan Bellingham, WA  |  Healthcare Futurist


Harborview Medical Center

-Inpatient Expansion Building

-Ninth and Jefferson Building Seattle, WA  |  Partner in Charge


Southwest Washington Medical Center,

E.W. and Mary Firstenburg Tower Vancouver, WA  |  Partner in Charge


Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, Master Plan Facilitation

Anchorage, AK  |  Partner in Charge


Virginia Mason Medical Center, Jones Pavilion

Seattle, WA  |  Partner in Charge


University of California Irvine Medical Center, Master Plan and Replacement Tower

Irvine, CA  |  Principal in Charge of Design


Bartlett Regional Hospital Modernization Juneau, AK  |  Partner in Charge


Capital Coast Health Hospital Replacement

Wellington, New Zealand  |  Lead Designer


Southcentral Foundation Clinic Addition Anchorage, AK  |  Lead Designer


Swedish Medical Center, Cancer Institute Seattle, WA  |  Partner in Charge