Jeanmarie Zimmerman, AIA, ACHA, CID, EDAC
Associate and Design Director
Jeanmarie Zimmerman has over 28 years of experience in architecture and interiors, with a focus on healthcare environments. Her passion for design has won her numerous awards for creativity and economy in the architectural industry. Jeanmarie’s expertise as a healthcare programmer, planner and designer, brings thoughtful and functional design to a wide range of healthcare clients, including a $135 million, phased-completion replacement hospital.
As PDA’s Design Director, Jeanmarie consistently develops innovative solutions for a variety of projects in the areas of healthcare, higher education and senior housing. She has recently introduced designs for several replacement hospitals affected by seismic retrofit requirements (SB 1953), in addition to a $24 million retirement center and a $17 million rehabilitation hospital currently under construction.
Jeanmarie’s focus is creativity: she is creative in design aesthetics, creative in use of space and creative in finding economical ways to make a space functional yet interesting. Her exceptional artistic skills are evident in her amazing renderings, used by PDA and clients alike to market and advertise projects. Jeanmarie is an expert in “thinking outside the box” – in fact, we don’t think she even acknowledges the existence of a box.
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo – Bachelor of Architecture