Heath May, AIA is Principal and Director of HKS Laboratory for INtensive Exploration. He leads a design team responsible for projects awarded at local and state AIA design awards, including future: GSA, a net-zero renovation solution and 2012 WAN Commercial Building of the Year, and Sustainable Urban Living, a winner of the 2010 Chicago Athenaeum Green Good Design Award.
An avid interest in passive solar design drives Heath’s research in analysis and implementation of data-driven parameters for optimization of complex facades for daylighting and solar performance. In April of 2013, he was named recipient of Building Design + Construction’s 40 under 40.
Heath currently teaches an advanced graduate design studio as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at University of Texas Arlington, CAPPA, School of Architecture.