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Joe Garrity

A Project Architect with Array for over 20 years, Joe is responsible for organizing work plans, schedules and tasks within the project team. Joe also oversees Array’s project management process as the Director of the Quality Control Department. He ensures that all facets of a project are organized, well thought out and provide the users with an expeditiously delivered project. In his role as Intern Development Program administrator, he keeps Array's intern architects on track to become registered architects.

Recent Posts

Infection Control - Keeping Your Patients Safe

Posted by Joe Garrity on Apr 08, 2015 at 11:00 AM

Renovating an operational hospital takes a team of many specialists, including those dedicated to assuring no airborne or other particulates find their way into patient spaces. Infection Control Risk Assessments (ICRA) must be conducted for every project where patients are adjacent to the construction area because construction dust could carry fungal spores. Immuno-compromised patients can be susceptible to contracting aspergillosis, a deadly strain of pneumonia, from these spores. Renovation can also reveal mold within walls, which must be mitigated to keep those allergic and immune-suppressed patients safe.

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Topics: healthcare construction, infection control, icra

Architecture Intern Development Program

Posted by Joe Garrity on Jun 10, 2014 at 12:12 PM

Benjamin Franklin once wrote, “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn” — the essence of Array’s Intern Development Program (IDP). In my 20+ years as an Architect and IDP administrator with Array, I’ve seen an incredible transformation with how we’ve implemented the IDP program over the years, embracing the ambition and enthusiasm of recent grads. We also recognize and support the National Council of Architectural Registration Board (NCARB) requirements faced by these same eager minds and thus provide a comprehensive program consisting of both an exposure to a wide variety of projects, as well as seasoned mentors willing to share real-world experiences and knowledge.

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Topics: continuous improvement, design careers, intern development program