On May 5th, 2015, Michael Graves was recognized for broadening the role of architects and increasing interest in good design as essential to the quality of life. Michael Graves was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Cooper-Hewitt Smithsonian Design Awards Ceremony. His influential work in healthcare earned him a spot on the list of the top 25 most influential people in healthcare design by the Center for Health Design in 2010. Michael Graves focused on accessibility and healthcare, including creating housing for disable veterans, designing hospitals, and producing innovative furniture to ease accessibility.

AuthorJane Rohde