Robert Shaw

Robert Shaw Architects

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Robert Shaw is a practising architect and an architectural historian and lecturer.  He read Architecture Planning and Building as a first degree at the Bartlett School, University College London; followed by a postgraduate Diploma in Architecture there. Early professional experience includes a period as a site engineer with Sir Robert McAlpine, research at the Ministry of Education and a number of jobs in local authority, housing association and private firms, before establishing a private practice in 1980. He sang as a boy treble on the Winchester Cathedral choir for five years, before attending Marlborough College.


Robert Shaw is married with two grown-up daughters.
He enjoys a range of extra-curricular activities including long distance walking, surfing, travel, choral singing and bridge.  In 2010 he completed the Camino de Santiago, walking 200 km across northern Spain to Santiago de Compostela

He has performed poetry and songs regularly at Arts Festivals, including Chelsea and Canterbury; at Oxford University, Marlborough College and many places across the country.  He has sung at the Royal Albert Hall, The Royal Festival Hall, The Queen Elizabeth Hall and countless other venues, including The London Palladium.

Robert Shaw serves on several management and advisory boards of organizations involved in architectural conservation and social care.
He holds a Certificate in English Language Teaching from Cambridge University

Santiago de Compostela