Architect / Engineers / Planners
Central Ohio Chapter

GPD Group is an interdisciplinary firm of over 650 employees. We’re a stable, employee-owned company and we’ve been serving the Northeast Ohio area for over half a century. Through careful planning and responsible growth, we’ve grown to 14 offices across the nation – seven in Ohio and the rest in Arizona, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Texas and Washington.

We blend planning, architecture and engineering systems into a flourishing unity of creativity, collaboration and innovation.

GPD Group
1801 Watermark Drive, Suite 210
Columbus, Ohio 43215

Partner Contact

Dwight Young

Dwight Young is an experienced architect and project manager. He has led multi-disciplined teams on very large projects as well as serving as project architect and project manager on small and medium sized projects. Dwight brings 23 years of experience primarily focused on a variety of healthcare projects including surgery, emergency and interventional imaging design and facility planning experience. Dwight’s strengths include strategic organizational development, market and operational analysis, clinical process of care design, programming and planning, capital allocation analysis and design. Dwight enjoys the process of meeting with clients and developing relationships on a more personal level. He offers a deep technical background balanced with planning and design experience that provides a comprehensive knowledge necessary to navigate complex projects and deliver successful outcomes.


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  • Last Planner
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  • Colocation – Design
  • Pull Planning
  • Process Mapping