A Forum About the Future of Healthcare Design
Professor Sarah McGann is an architectural researcher and the Dean of Arts and Sciences at the University of Notre Dame in Fremantle. Sarah’s research builds upon her research and practice background particularly within the "social life of buildings." She has a special interest and expertise in design for wellbeing, ageing and palliative care. Maintaining her registration as an architect in Ireland, Sarah continues to consult with a range of architectural practices, and health and aged-care providers on built environment matters. Sarah’s funded work includes investigating the impact design and spatial practices have upon building occupants. She is currently the principal investigator in an interdisciplinary project that examines the design of aged-care facilities and their impact on quality of life indicators.