Heath May

Heath May

Heath May is Director of HKS LINE (Laboratory for INtensive Exploration).  An architect with 13 years of professional experience including commercial, hospitality, sports and healthcare, he is currently focused on r+d and the application of this research to the built environment. An avid interest in passive solar design encourages a current LINE research initiative into the potential for using software for dynamic solar design through analysis and implementation of data-driven parameters for optimization of complex facades for daylighting and solar performance.

In addition to r+d, Heath leads a design team responsible for projects including future:GSA, a net-zero renovation solution that earned the 2012 WAN Commercial Building of the Year Award, and he worked as senior designer on Sustainable Urban Living, a winner of the 2010 Chicago Athenaeum Green Good Design Award. In April of 2013, he was named recipient of Building Design + Construction’s 40 under 40. Heath currently serves on the Advisory Board at the PACCAR Technology Institute at the University of North Texas and is an advanced graduate design studio lecturer at University of Texas Arlington, CAPPA, School of Architecture.



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