In his 26-year career Paul Donaldson, AIA, LEED AP, has become known nationally for his high-performance leadership in architectural design, planning and construction of senior living and healthcare communities.
Widely acclaimed as a practice leader, client advocate, programming expert, and team builder, Paul is best known for helping clients collaborate in the visualization of their projects. After more than two decades of experience in senior housing, Paul reinforces client concepts with innovative design, new technologies, premier building standards, and cost-effective efficiencies. Under his leadership, PRDG’s team of more than 30 architects develops highly functional solutions to increasing demands of the senior housing and healthcare markets. Their award-winning communities project warm, residential living with amenities reminiscent of well-planned resorts.
Well known as a speaker and educator in his field, Paul’s work has appeared in international architectural books and publications. He has appeared before audiences at meetings of the American Senior Housing Association, LeadingAge and the Texas Association of Homes and Services for the Aging.
Now entering its fourth year, PRDG Senior Living Architecture has completed more than $500 million dollars of senior housing construction in 18 states. Distinguished PRDG clients include Life Care Services, Methodist Retirement Communities, Greystone Communities, Elmcroft Senior Living, Formation Development Group, and Avanti Senior Living. This year the firm also completed the $25 million dollar, award-winning T. Boone Pickens Hospice and Palliative Care Center—the first of its kind in the nation.