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Saul Golden

Belfast School of Architecture and the Built Environment
Ulster University


Dr Saul Golden is a Lecturer in Architecture and Spatial Design at the Belfast School of Architecture, and the Course Director for BDes Hons Interior Design. A UK-licensed and Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Chartered Architect for over fifteen years, Saul is a current Trustee of the RIBA Council, a Council Member for the Royal Society of Ulster Architects (RSUA), and a Director of PLACE NI (Built Environment Charity 104966); he was an invited member of the UK’s Foresight: Future of Cities Project (2014-2016).

Research Interest

Saul’s healthcare design expertise includes roles with Kennedy FitzGerald Architects, Belfast, as project architect for the Altnagelvin Hospital Laboratory and Pharmacy Services Centre, designer of specialist Day-care and Community Care Treatment Centres in Northern Ireland, and specialist consultant for the Ulster Hospital Ward and Acute Services Blocks. He has published numerous articles on healthcare projects in Northern Ireland and edited the book Healthcare & Architecture: Northern Ireland’s Legacy, 2012 (PLACE). Saul is presently part of cross-faculty team at Ulster University supervising a DEL-funded Interdisciplinary PhD: Evaluating the barriers and benefits to integrating assistive technology into architectural design for an ageing population (2016-2019).

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