John Ruble, FAIA began his career as architect and planner in the Peace Corps, Tunisia, where a profound experience of culture, climate, and place provided lasting influences on his work. At the University of California, Los Angeles, he studied and associated with Charles Moore. In 1977, John, Charles, and Buzz Yudell formed Moore Ruble Yudell.
Since co-founding Moore Ruble Yudell, John Ruble has collaborated with his partners on a broad spectrum of residential, academic, cultural and urban design work. As Partner-in-Charge, he has helped realize some of the firm’s best-known international work, including Moore Ruble Yudell’s competition winning design for the United States Embassy in Berlin and the National AIA Honor award-winning Comprehensive Master Plan for the University of Washington, Tacoma.
With architecture degrees from University of Virginia and the University of California, Los Angeles School of Architecture and Urban Planning, John has been active in teaching and research, leading graduate design studios at UCLA and Cornell University. Together with Buzz Yudell, John is the 2007 American Institute of Architects Los Angeles Gold Medal recipient.