Heath May

AIA, Director of LINE
HKS, Inc.
Heath May

Biography

Heath May is Director of HKS Laboratory for INtensive Exploration. An architect with 10 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. Recent and current projects include One Dallas Center, an urban revitalization project that includes the new HKS offices, Capital One headquarters in Tysons Corner, Virginia, and Brain Performance Institute, a brain training facility serving combat veterans, NFL players and children suffering TBI (traumatic brain injury). In April of 2013, Heath was named recipient of Building Design + Construction’s 40 under 40.