Ray Corby

Ray has been a builder and problem-solver since childhood. Coming from a construction-based family and growing up on a farm gave him ample opportunities to develop his technical skills. He has planned, designed and managed many project types and sizes from small remodelings to large complex new facilities. Ray believes high-quality design is essential to the human experience and doesn’t have to be expensive. He is committed to continually improving the planning and design process. As Principal of Array’s Cleveland office, Ray is responsible for ensuring all staff are well trained and available to enhance every project. He also believes that frequent days of fishing are essential to achieving a balanced life.
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Choosing the Right Construction Project Delivery Approach

Posted by Ray Corby on Jul 22, 2019

Choosing the right delivery approach for your construction project is critical to its success. Between new approaches, the many issues that are involved in your choice, and the interests of.....READ MORE

Topics: construction project delivery methods, which project delivery method to choose, Construction project delivery approaches

Integrated Project Delivery: Teamwork Success Stories

Posted by Ray Corby on Mar 08, 2019

There are many articles online about the Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) method, many of which extol promises of budget control, schedule achievement, and a wide range of other benefits. This.....READ MORE

Topics: Planning, Architecture, Healthcare Design, Architects, Continuous Improvement, Healthcare, Integrated Project Design/Delivery (IPD)

Key Factor for Success in Lean Building Design

Posted by Ray Corby on Mar 27, 2017

It is overwhelming how many books, articles and blogs there are about Lean and Six Sigma. Google “Lean Six Sigma” and there are more than two million results. But I haven’t found anything yet that.....READ MORE

Topics: Lean Design, learned expectations, Value Stream Mapping

Enabler Projects: Preparing Your Campus for Major Changes

Posted by Ray Corby on May 27, 2015

Preparing a healthcare campus for a major transformation project requires many smaller projects to enable the building of the new facilities

As part of Array Architects’ extensive, network-wide ...


Topics: communication, Facility Planning

6 Considerations for Healthcare Facility Condition Assessments

Posted by Ray Corby on May 13, 2015

Featured in FacilityCare, January 2015Deciding you need a Facility Condition Assessment (FCA) can often be the easiest part of getting it done. There are multiple variables to consider once you...


Topics: Facility Planning, building codes, Healthcare

Can Integrated Project Delivery Eliminate the RFI?

Posted by Ray Corby on Feb 19, 2015

I participated in a discussion posted to IPD Thought Leaders for Healthcare, a LinkedIn group to which I belong. The question posed was, “How do you perceive the amount of RFIs on an IPD Project.....READ MORE

Topics: RFIs, Collaboration, Integrated Project Design/Delivery (IPD)