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Laura Morris

CHID, LEED AP BD+C, IIDA, Lean Green Belt Principal and Interior Design Director


Laura Morris is a Principal & Practice Leader, Interior Design at Array with more than 20 years’ experience as an interior designer and lead planner in healthcare facilities across the nation. Laura designs interior spaces with a goal of combining both lean planning and unique design solutions. Laura’s projects have included pediatric suites, medical office buildings, emergency departments, patient units and new greenfield hospitals for several high profile clients including Children’s National, Johns Hopkins Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. As a LEED Accredited Professional who has been involved with designing LEED Platinum healthcare facilities, Laura works with clients to select durable, environmentally-friendly finishes that contribute to healthier environments, energy efficiency and waste reduction. For clients that chose to pursue formal LEED Certification for their projects, she can guide them through the regulatory processes and ensure that the project receives maximum certification goals.

When not in the office or collaborating with clients, Laura enjoys using her creativity to knit and sew for charity.


Bachelor of Interior Design
Texas Tech University

Knowledge Sharing

Multispecialty Healthcare Destination, Author, Medical Construction & Design, February 2021

k.talks Webinar, The Future of Healthcare Design: How Consumarism and COVID-19 Will Change the Healthcare Environment, Panelist, Knoll Virtual Series, October 2020

Four Techniques for Design & Constructing Medical Spaces for Multiple Users
Author, Medical Construction & Design, February 2020

Driving Change: Supporting Growth in the Philadelphia Navy Yard
Speaker, HealthcareDesign Conference, November 2019

Defining Human-Centric Lighting
Panelist, Forum for Architecture + Design, October 2019

Making a Difference: Renovating a Pediatric Inpatient Behavioral Health Unit
Speaker, Healthcare Design, November 2018 and Healthcare Facilities Symposium, Oct 2018

Putting Down Roots
Author, HealthcareDesign Magazine, December 2017

Through Your Patient’s Eyes: Designing a Pediatric Specialty Clinic
Speaker, Healthcare Design, November 2017

American Academy of Healthcare Interior Designers
2017 President; 2016, President-Elect; 2015, Board Member

Moving Beyond Empathy Mapping
Speaker, NeoCon East, November 2016

Data Driven Empathy Mapping
Speaker, Healthcare Design, November 2016

It’s not an MOB – Shifting the Paradigm to Create a New Integrated Multi-Specialty Outpatient Center
Speaker, Healthcare Design, November 2015

Solid Ground
Author, Medical Design + Construction, February 2015

American Association of Healthcare Interior Designers
Board Member, 2015

Design and Sustainability of Greenfield Hospitals
New York Design Center Education Series, 2009