Scott Heywood, AIA, LEED AP

Director, Birmingham Office

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With a background in both architectural design and construction management, Scott is adept at applying innovative, value-adding practices to the projects he leads. As Director of Ghafari’s Birmingham office, Scott is responsible for managing projects, client relationships, and new pursuits in the higher education, healthcare, government, and industrial sectors with a regional focus on the Southeastern United States.

With nearly 20 years of industry experience, Scott has developed a diverse project portfolio with a client roster that includes the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Auburn University, St. Vincent’s Health System, Aurora Health Care, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, University of Michigan, Planetree, and BMW.

Scott holds a Master of Architecture, a Master of Engineering in construction engineering and management, and a Bachelor of Science in architecture, all from the University of Michigan. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects and has participated in the Alabama Center for Architecture / AIA Birmingham’s N2 Architecture program to educate elementary school students about the importance of architecture.