Ben Smith

Ben Smith

New Haven, CT, US



While at GOAWendell Burnette Architects, and Studio Rick Joy, Ben worked with firm principals on the ground-up design of a summer house on Martha's Vineyard, a cabin in the Boundary Waters, and a competition for a resort in Saudi Arabia.

Ben holds a Master of Architecture from the Yale School of Architecture where he took advanced studios with Thomas Beeby, Lisa Gray, and Alan Organschi. In Ben's final year, his work was nominated for the Feldman Prize, awarded to the designer who demonstrates the best solution to an architectural problem in an advanced studio.


GOA, New Haven, CT, US, Senior Associate

Mar 2023 - current

Studio Rick Joy, Tucson, AZ, US, Senior Project Designer

Aug 2021 - Aug 2022

CLB Architects, Jackson, WY, US, Designer / Project Manager

Sep 2020 - Aug 2021

Leroy Street Studio, New York, NY, US, Designer

Feb 2020 - Aug 2020

Wendell Burnette Architects, Phoenix, AZ, US, Designer

Sep 2019 - Jan 2020

GOA, New Haven, CT, US, Designer

Jul 2015 - Jun 2019


Yale University, New Haven, CT, US, Masters, Architecture

Aug 2012 - May 2015

Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), Atlanta, GA, US, BArch, Architecture

Jan 2009 - May 2012


Feldman Prize, Nomination