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Alexis Butterfield BA (Hons) DipArch


Alexis is an associate partner with a design focused role. He leads a number of project teams and also champions intelligent design solutions throughout PTE.

Alexis specialises in developing ingenious solutions to complex problems in the concept design and planning stages of projects, ranging from masterplans to individual house designs.

He understands and promotes the role of placemaking in nurturing community identity, and the relationship between private and shared space. This approach is embodied, for example, in the courtyard layouts of the Avenue in Saffron Walden, winner of an RIBA National Award (2016).

Alexis is a member of the National Trust Historic Environment Advisory Group.


Alexis studied at Birmingham School of Architecture and London Metropolitan University

Joined Pollard Thomas Edwards in 2001

Appointed associate in 2012

Appointed associate partner in 2016