Creativity at its best.

Ruetschle Architects does whatever it takes to meet the most demanding time frames and budget restraints. Our open studio office atmosphere promotes communication and learning from one another. Our delivery process utilizes a state-of-the-art system of networked AutoCad and Revit workstations connected to the internet, allowing us to communicate and develop documents from concept through completion with incredible speed and accuracy. We are a general practice firm with the percentage of public vs. private work fluctuating year to year. Our firm is proud of its industry reputation and pledges to maintain that reputation through quality, responsible design. We are a Dayton based architecture firm dedicated to personal attention, design excellence, and designing projects of lasting value and quality. Enthusiasm and creativity are two of our greatest attributes, helping us to find innovative solutions to our client’s complex problems. Creativity is not the only thing we bring to the table, clients respect our thorough understanding of the construction process – knowing they have a partner working with them to resolve problems and minimize change orders.


Innovation meets Integrity

At Ruetschle, how we work is just as important as the work we do. From the character of the individuals we hire to the delivery of the solutions we promise, from the precision instilled in our methodology to the values that define our culture, integrity is critical to the success of every project we undertake. Beginning to end, we maintain tight control of every process to ensure that the finished product is exactly what you asked for – and more than you ever imagined.

Erskine Hart launches firm with partners Igleburger and Wurst, with offices located in the Hulman Building in downtown Dayton. 1940’s
Erskine Hart’s son Jim joins his father’s practice. Firm name changes to Hart and Hart. 1950’s
John Ruetschle (a co-op student) joins Hart and Hart as their first employee. 1960’s
John Ruetschle carries on the firm after Jim and Dave Hart pass away. Firm name changes to John Ruetschle Associates, Inc. 1970’s
After 35 years in the Hulman Building, John Ruetschle Associates moves offices to company owned building at 222 Linwood Street. 1980’s
John Ruetschle’s oldest son Mark and youngest son Mike join the firm. 1990’s
Firm name changes to Ruetschle Architects. John Ruetschle retires after 45 years with the firm. Sons Mark and Mike Ruetschle carry on the firm. 2000’s

Services Provided

Master Planning

Site Planning

Facility Assessments


BIM Modeling

Renderings, Model Building, 3D animations

Zoning Assistance

LEED Services

Interior Design

Space Planning

Computer-Aided Design / Documentation

As-Built Record Drawing

Design Documents

Cost Estimating

Bidding Assistance

Construction Contract Administration