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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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

Six 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 IPD Eliminate the RFI?

Posted by Ray Corby on Feb 19, 2015

Recently, I participated in a discussion posted to IPD Thought Leaders for Healthcare, a LinkedIn group to which I belong.  The question posed by Tim McCurley of CBRE Healthcare was “How do you.....READ MORE

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

IPD: Teamwork Success Stories

Posted by Ray Corby on Mar 14, 2013

There are many articles found online about the Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) method and its promises of budget control, schedule achievement, etc.This article brings to light some real world.....READ MORE

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

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