Dr Rob MacDonald attended Liverpool University School of Architecture and obtained two First Class Degrees and went on to complete a Phd by Research; his topic was The Appropriation of Space inside the Working Class Home which was published In Architecture & Comportment by Georgi Press, Switzerland in 1980. Robert has practiced architecture in Zambia, Glasgow, Wales and Liverpool. He designed and built housing, schools and factories for the World Bank in Central Africa. Rob is most proud to have designed numerous new built Housing Cooperatives.
Rob has been a member of research and teaching staff for over 25 years and during this time he has taught at all levels, including undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
It's Robs belief, that based on his own personal experiences of Mental Health, creative collaboration, cooperation, conversation and user participation ought to be at the centre of making good health care architecture.