|Name Donald Buttress|
Dr Donald Reeve Buttress, LVO, OBE is an English architect based in St Albans, Hertfordshire. He co-founded the Manchester-based practice Buttress Architects, where he remains a consultant.
From 1988 to 1999 he was Surveyor of the Fabric at Westminster Abbey, and is now Surveyor Emeritus. During his time there he was involved with the completion of the external restoration, particularly the repair of the West Front and the Henry VII Chapel.
He also designed the Queen Mother Memorial on The Mall, London, unveiled in 2009, with sculptures by Philip Jackson, rebuilt the burnt down chapel at Tonbridge School, and directed the design of Cathedraltown, a 200-acre town in the city of Markham, Ontario, Canada.