Paul de Ruiter is an architect, entrepreneur, innovator and inspirator known for his sustainable, game changing architecture. De Ruiter has been contributing to the national and international debate about sustainability, CO2-neutral design and building certification methods.
He is a frequently asked lecturer internationally, writes articles for professional journals and teaches at the Dutch Technical Universities.
De Ruiter completed his studies at the Delft University of Technology (The Netherlands) in 1990, where he started his doctoral dissertation "The Chameleon Skin" in 1992. In his PhD research he argues that buildings should produce rather than consume energy.
Before founding his own Amsterdam-based office in 1994 he worked at leading architectural offices in Canada, Australia and the Netherlands.