"I strive to create places with a unique character deeply rooted in its context"
Robert has led a variety of key public projects at MJMA over the past twenty five years, helping to define the role of community-based buildings in Canada. Robert is a frequent lecturer and exhibiter at Athletic Business, Parks and Recreation Ontario (PRO), and Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) conferences, with the design comfort and flexibility to navigate between the sports hall and the halls of academia. Within this breadth of experience, Robert's intuitive people skills and common sense approach brings strong leadership and methodical management skills to all projects.
Robert is the studio's leading sustainability specialist and strongly advocates for green building principles on every project. Robert authored the article, ‘Sustainable Design of Recreation Facilities’ for the Sustainable Architecture and Building Magazine publication, which details best practices for energy and resource conservation and sharing in this challenging building typology. Under his leadership, MJMA recreation projects have paved the way for truly sustainable community building; with the Innisfil Recreation Complex being one of the first LEED certified aquatic sports complexes in Canada.
Robert graduated from the University of Waterloo in 1987 with a Bachelor of Architecture. He joined MJMA in 1992, and became a partner in 2009.
Atlas Tube Centre & WFCU Pools
Atlas Tube Centre Essex County Library
Centennial College Ashtonbee Campus Renewal
Centennial College Downsview Campus Centre for Aerospace and Aviation
Centennial College Progress Campus Block A Renovation
Conestoga College Student Recreation Centre Renovation & Expansion
Credit Union Place
East London Community Centre
Father John Redmond Catholic Secondary School / Regional Arts Centre & Ken Cox Community Centre
Innisfil Recreation Complex & YMCA of Simcoe-Muskoka
London Southwest Community Centre
Long Bridge Park Aquatics and Fitness Center Competition
MacBain Community Centre & Niagara Falls Library
McMaster University Student Activity Building and Fitness Expansion
Moss Park Redevelopment
Orillia Recreation Centre
Queens Place Emera Centre
Robert Crown Community Center
Rotary Park Pool
Sherwood Community Centre
Stronach Aurora Recreation Complex
University of Guelph Gryphons Athletics Centre
University of Guelph Gryphons Football Pavilion
University of Waterloo William Tatham Centre for Co-operative Education & Career Action
Vale Health & Wellness Centre
Vellore Village Community Centre & St. Jean de Brebeuf Catholic High School
Wellesley Community Centre & St. James Town Library
Whitchurch-Stouffville Leisure Centre
Woolwich Memorial Centre