Array Architects Names Darren Conlen Practice Area Leader, Architecture

Array Architects announced today the promotion of Darren Conlen to Practice Area Leader, Architecture. In his new role, Conlen will continue to inspire and guide others, developing market strategies, client relationships, and building and leading teams to success.

“We are incredibly excited to have Darren Conlen step into the role of Practice Area Leader for Architecture. Darren has consistently demonstrated his ability to develop and maintain strong client relationships, lead our teams with intelligence and care, and contribute innovative solutions to complex architectural challenges,” says Tim Nichols, Chief Operating Officer. “His insatiable appetite for knowledge and his eagerness to share that knowledge make him a perfect fit for this leadership position. I am confident that under Darren’s guidance, the Architecture Practice Area will continue to thrive and achieve new heights.”

Conlen brings 13 years’ experience to the role with a specialization in change-of-use and renovation healthcare projects throughout New York City. His leadership style embodies Array’s values, demonstrating integrity, creativity, and a relentless pursuit of excellence. Darren has led significant efforts for Array working with clients such as NewYork-Presbyterian, Weil Cornell, Columbia University, Hospital for Special Surgery, Gracie Square Hospital. His insights have been shared through Building Design + Construction, Healthcare Design and other industry mainstays.

The appointment of a new Architecture Practice Area Leader occurs at a time of renewal at Array. In the past three years, the firm has installed three exceptional leaders as Practice Area Leaders, including Nicole Cocolin, Lindsey Stang, and James Britt.

About Array

Array Architects is a leading healthcare design firm serving clients throughout the U.S. Array operates from six locations across the East Coast. The firm offers knowledge-based, data-informed services, including planning, architecture, interior design, transformation and asset advisory services. Using Lean as a foundation for a unique process-led approach, Array’s deliverables use data and technology to leverage real-time patient and real estate market trends required by today’s healthcare organizations. The company’s devotion to a healthcare-exclusive practice springs from the belief in the power of design and technology to improve patient outcomes, maximize operational efficiencies, and increase staff satisfaction.