Linaea Floden, AIA, NCARB, ACHA, LEED AP, BD+C

Senior Project Architect/Project Manager

Linaea is a highly accomplished architect with a remarkable portfolio that includes leading the design of over $800 million in construction projects. Her extensive experience spans multiple sectors, including healthcare, industrial, build-to-suit, multifamily, and corporate office developments. Linaea’s multifaceted background equips her with a unique perspective, blending design innovation with a deep understanding of stakeholder needs.

In the healthcare sector, Linaea’s 11 years of clinical and administrative roles have profoundly influenced her approach to architectural design. This dual expertise allows her to create environments that not only meet functional requirements but also enhance the user experience for patients and staff alike. Her designs reflect a balance of efficiency, aesthetics, and practicality, ensuring healthcare facilities are both operationally effective and welcoming.

Linaea is renowned for her strengths in innovative, futuristic, and strategic thinking. She approaches each project with a visionary mindset, always looking to integrate cutting-edge technologies and sustainable practices. Her strategic foresight and commitment to responsibility and accountability ensure she delivers projects that exceed client expectations and stand the test of time. Her passion is to serve her community both locally and abroad, which has led her to serve as Master Planner for Engineering Ministries International, where in 2021 she master planned the Selah House Community, a safehouse estate for women and children rescued from sex trafficking in Pinellas County, FL, and in 2019 to Master Plan the expansion of the Cure International Children’s Orthopedic Hospital and Burn Center in Adidas Ababa,  Ethiopia. She has served on the Executive Board of Directors of Glazer Children’s Museum since 2015, most recently as Chair of the Facilities Committee.

Linaea’s career is characterized by her holistic approach to design and her unwavering dedication to her clients and the communities they serve. Her ability to blend technical proficiency with empathetic stakeholder engagement makes her a standout professional in the field of architecture. Whether she is designing a state-of-the-art hospital, a dynamic corporate office, or an innovative multifamily development, Linaea brings unparalleled expertise and a visionary approach to every project she undertakes.

Education:

Master of Architecture, May 2015

University of South Florida. Summa Cum Laude

Leadership:  Alpha Rho Chi Medal Winner, AIAS Architect Licensing Advisor, NCARB Volunteer and Committee Member, Student Women in Architecture President, USGBC Students President, IDP Advisors Chair, USF Alumni Liaison

Bachelor of Sustainability Management, 2011

St Petersburg College. Summa Cum Laude

Leadership: SPC Alumni Achievement Award, AIAS President, USGBC Students President, Architecture Honor Society President, (2x) John Toppe, AIA Scholarship Winner

Professional Registrations:

Architect, FL, GA

Board Certified Healthcare Architect. American College of Healthcare Architects

National Council of Architectural Registration Board

LEED AP Building Design + Construction

Awards:

She was recently awarded the Kelley Emerging Professional Award from AIA Tampa Bay, GlobeSt’s 2024 “Women of Influence,” and was recognized as the 2019 “Citizen Architect” for AIA Florida.

Her thought leadership has been published in both Healthcare Design Magazine and NCARB Newsletters for professionals.

Professional Affiliations:

American Institute of Architects (AIA)

American College of Healthcare Architects (ACHA)