Jill Cheng

CO Architects, a national design firm specializing in education, healthcare and research facilities, ended 2023 by promoting Jill Cheng, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, to Associate Principal. She has more than 20 years of experience in planning, design, and project management. Cheng’s institutional projects include healthcare, higher education, justice, and K-12 facilities. A member of the firm from 2001-2017, Jill rejoined CO in 2020 to lead the day-to-day management of the UCI Health-Irvine Medical Center project. She earned an M.Arch. from Rice University (Houston) and a B.A. in Architecture from UC Berkeley.

CO Architects is recognized for architectural planning, programming, and design in the higher education, science and technology, and healthcare sectors, and works with leading institutions from coast to coast. CO Architects’ specialized expertise includes transformative schools of medicine and health professions, advanced research and teaching laboratories, K-12 facilities, and innovative clinical facilities on higher education, healthcare, and urban campuses.