Ryan Loveday
Director, Fulton Trotter Architects


Ryan is passionate about design that solves more than just one problem at a time. Every project arises to meet a specific need, but he believes great design has a leveraging effect that multiplies the positive benefits for a community.

Over the past 20 years, this belief has informed Ryan’s approach to significant projects in the aged care, education, health care, cultural and community sectors. He has particular experience delivering projects in regional areas that require extensive community engagement and stakeholder consultation.

Ryan his highly skilled at construction documentation and detailing. His projects benefit from his ability to develop elegant construction details that simplify and rationalise design solutions.

Ryan continues the tradition of training young architects. Amongst other roles and affiliations, he is a sessional tutor at QUT and convenor of the highly regarded PALS course preparing graduates for professional registration.


Advancing the Quality of the Built Enviroment for our Elders.

This session will outline how architects contribute to making great places in which to grow old. Creating supportive environments for the elderly requires designers to consider the needs of a wide range of stakeholders. Ryan and Ingrid will reflect on how design decisions are made in seniors living and residential aged care projects, and the role architects play by juggling opposing needs to create supportive places for ageing.