Since joining Alison Brooks Architects in 2018 as Senior Architect, Ruben has worked on The Passages, Vancouver, a mixed use, large scale project, comprising a cluster of towers and mid rise buildings interconnected with a network of pedestrian passages and public piazzas. Ruben is also involved in the sustainability task group within the practice, as part of the Architects Declare initiative.
Prior to his employment at ABA Ruben spent five years at Cruz and Ortiz Architects in Seville as the project architect for the 200M Atletico Madrid / Olympic Stadium, following which, he set up his practice in Madrid, receiving the second prize at Europan, the continental competition for young architects in 2011. Since moving to London in 2013, Ruben has worked for a number of firms including ACME, DSDHA, Studio Egret West and Leslie Jones Architecture, where he has specialised in large scale residential and regeneration projects, leading a number of mixed-use and residential schemes in London and Bristol.
Ruben received his Masters Degree from the Polytechnic University of Madrid in 2005, and was awarded the Arquia Grant by the architect’s bank in Spain.