Rob brings a background in Architecture and Fine Art to Mount Royal as a full-time tenured professor. Rob has been balancing professional work in Architecture with continuous teaching in the program since serving on the department Advisory Committee in 1994. Over the years, he has taught in all areas of the program: design, history, building systems, communication, and studio experiences. He maintains involvement in innovative external professional projects, supporting his interest in realizing conceptual ideas in built projects. His academic interests are broad, encompassing all areas of design experience from conceptual exploration and emerging digital communication to innovative technical implementation. Currently, he is active in promoting opportunities in design convergence: exploring the commonalities and synergies between design fields.