Ruth Cuenca

Architect, ARB and COAM

Associate Lecturer

Membership & Affilications

  • ARB
  • COAM – Spanish Board of Architects

Teaching responsibilities

  • Design Tutor for U30000 Introduction to Architecture 1
  • Design Tutor for U30001 Introduction to Architecture 2
  • Design Tutor for U30004 Architectural Representation

Teaching interests

  • Live projects and learning through making.
  • Graphic expression in architecture.
  • Urban design.

Research interests

  • The role of architectural and urban design in development.
  • Architecture and community development, people-centred approach to architectural and urban solutions.
  • Participatory design and process based low cost architectural solutions with an aim to obtain sustainable development.


  • Co-founder of Estudio SPN

Prior to this collaborated with: (among others)

  • Wilkinson Eyre Architects
  • Idom UK (collaborating with Zaha Hadid Architects)
  • Idom ACXT (Spain)

Ruth Cuenca


School of Architecture

Oxford Brookes University
Headington Campus
Gipsy Lane
Oxford, OX3 0BP