Associate & Employee Trustee
BA(Hons) MArch PGDip
Ruth is a qualified architect who joined Architype in 2015, bringing with her experience in education and social housing projects.
In addition to working for private practices, she has worked for an inner London Local Authority on the implementation of housing regeneration projects. Having led the design and delivery of a Passivhaus primary school project, Ruth has developed a keen interest in sustainable, low energy design.
Ruth is currently the project architect for Currie Community High School in Edinburgh, which is to replace the current school building with a Passivhaus certified community campus incorporating community facilities alongside the replacement high school. Ruth has also successfully delivered the construction stages of an expansion of teaching and sixth form facilities at St. Michael’s Catholic College in Bermondsey, London and expansion and refurbishment works to Sherwood Park SEN School in Sutton.
Ruth studied for her Part I and II at the University of Sheffield, where she developed an interest in community consultation and place specific regeneration. During this time she worked with the University’s Bureau of Design Research on an extensive consultation programme involving school pupils in the design of new schools in Barnsley. Ruth completed her training at Westminster University in 2009.