Benjamin Kolder

Benjamin Kolder

Amsterdam, NL



Benjamin Kolder is a student at the University of Kentucky College of Design where he recently earned his Bachelors degree in Architecture under Dean Michael Speaks. He has participated in design studios & workshops in Kentucky, Ohio, the Netherlands and Taiwan. Benjamin currently interns for Ben van Berkel and Caroline Bos with UNStudio in Amsterdam.



UNStudio, Amsterdam, NL, Intern Architect

- Assisting/designing various projects in all phases (competition, schematic/construction).
- Utilizing grasshopper tooling in project developments (facades, etc.)
- Preparing and fabricating physical models for study and final presentation.
- Producing diagrams and presentation layouts for competition work.
- Participating in team discussions on a regular basis.
- Constantly striving to improve and better the project team in design intelligence.

Jun 2013 - current

OMA, New York, NY, US, Extern

- Two-week externship (UK Spring Break Practice Previous program).
- Participated in schematic design, design development, and model-making.

Mar 2012 - Mar 2012


University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, US, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2009 - current

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