Ruth Butler


Ruth Butler Architects


Ruth Butler is passionate about working with clients to create modern, low-energy architecture. She is an architect and registered RIBA Client Adviser, operating her practice from a Passivhaus certified office, delivering projects across London and the South East of England.

Ruth has extensive experience as a Client Adviser, supporting a number of universities and local authorities including Royal Borough of Greenwich and Wandsworth Council.  She was Client Adviser for RIBA Stirling Prize winning Burntwood School in Tooting.

Ruth is a specialist in Learning Environments, working with schools, colleges and universities.  She sits on the Design Council CABE’s Design Review Panel, reviewing projects accross the country.

Inspired to become an architect by early experience at Hampshire County Council, Ruth went on to study architecture at Brighton Polytechnic.  She gained her RIBA Part 3 (professional practice) with distinction whilst working at BDP (London) as a key team member for the All England Lawn Tennis Club’s £130M redevelopment at Wimbledon.

Ruth joined David Morley Architects (London) in 1995, becoming a partner and growing the practice to 50-staff and £4M fee turnover.  Ruth established her own practice Ruth Butler Architects in 2010.

Ruth has delivered a range of sports, leisure, education and healthcare projects, including: St Mary Magdalene Through School (Greenwich); Construction Skills Centre (Argent, Kings Cross); STEM Project (Russell Group University); St John’s School Outdoor Learning Project (Hampshire); Macmillan Cancer Centre, Brighton; The Campus in North Somerset (special through-school, primary school, library and sports center).

Her work has been published, exhibited and broadcast.


Tuesday 16 October

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To discuss your project with Ruth at Education Estates please email using the address below.



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