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Stephen Winikoff - CannonDesign’s Health Market Leader in Pittsburgh

Stephen Winikoff, AIA, LEED AP



Stephen Winikoff is an integral member of our firm’s health practice with more than 15 years of project management and architectural design experience in healthcare. Stephen’s broad range of experience makes him adept at understanding project priorities and effective in communicating complex concepts to diverse groups. He consistently demonstrates the ability to manage, coordinate and successfully complete projects at all scales. Throughout his career, Stephen has excelled at cultivating strong client and team relationships across a wide spectrum of healthcare facility typologies.

My early childhood was marked by tragedy.  My father died when I was 5 years old.  He was 33 and suffered through a rare form of cancer.  I swore I would never spend another day in a hospital again.  Fast forward two decades and I moved to Pittsburgh to start a career as an architect. Soon after, I found myself drawn into healthcare design and spent a great deal of time in hospitals.  In my own way, I have committed myself to both prevent tragedy as well as to soften its impact when it does occur.  Design can heal, unite and transform lives.  It did so for me.

Stephen Winikoff, AIA, LEED AP

Together, we create design solutions to the greatest challenges facing our clients and society.