Ged is a principal and leads the architect profession group in Manchester. He is also President of Manchester Architects.
Ged’s work is primarily focused upon Healthcare. He has extensive knowledge and experience of leading the design and delivery of major and complex projects in that sector in both the UK and abroad from initial concept stage through to completion.
He is the project director for the new Alder Hey Children’s Health Park and the Clatterbridge Cancer Centre in Liverpool, and he has also led the design and delivery of a number of projects in the education sector within his portfolio.
He has a sensitive design approach and enjoys creating innovative solutions to the complex problems that healthcare architecture can sometimes bring.
Ged is on the Places Matter North West Design Review panel and in 2015 he was appointed as a Built Environment Expert (BEE) by Design Council Cabe.
Increasingly sustainable in all aspects of its conception, design and delivery by absolute necessity. This will apply to all sectors and building types if our planet is to continue to exist in the way that we recognise it today.
Healthcare directors Dominic Hook and Ged Couser discuss their approach to designing for sick children.