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Benjamin Foster, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Benjamin Foster, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Los Angeles, CA, US

 

About 

Fun loving, independently driven, sports and surfing enthusiast who is crazy about architecture.

Employment 

Standard®, Los Angeles, CA, US, Architect

Westmount Residence, West Hollywood, CA: BIM (Revit), design development, coordination, permitting, construction documents

Sean O’Conner Lighting, Culver City, CA: BIM, design development, coordination, permitting, construction documents

Bonnie Hill Residence, Hollywood, CA: BIM, permitting, construction documents

May 2016 - Feb 2017
 

Beyer Blinder Belle Architects & Planners LLP, New York, NY, US, Architect

Metropolitan Museum of Art Long Term Feasibility Study, New York, NY: schematic design, BIM, presentation graphics

Domino Sugar Refinery Redevelopment, Brooklyn, NY: project management, Landmarks Preservation proposal and approval

Seward Park Site 5, New York, NY: design development, BIM, coordination, construction documents, community presentation

505 Pacific Street, Brooklyn, NY: schematic design, design development, BIM, material and product research

May 2012 - Oct 2016
 

IBACOS, Pittsburgh, PA, US, Building Performance Specialist

Energy Efficiency Lab Home, Pittsburgh, PA: technology research, construction documents, presentation graphics

Oct 2009 - Mar 2012
 

Moore Ruble Yudell Architects & Planners, Santa Monica, CA, US, Intern Architect

MIT Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, MA: study and presentation models, design development

Jan 2006 - Jun 2007
 

Education 

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, US, MArch, Architecture

Saarinen Scholar, 2008-2009

Faculty Research Assistant, Prof. Robert Adams, summer 2008

Aug 2007 - May 2009
 

Ball State University, Muncie, IN, US, BArch, Architecture

BSU International Study Program, South America, 2005

Aug 2002 - May 2006
 

Awards 

Eliel Saarinen Scholarship, 1st Place

Top merit award for graduate student between first and second year.

2008
 

Student Show Graduate Award, 1st Place

Best first year, graduate studio project (Borderlands).

2008
 

A.I.A. National Firm Award (Moore Ruble Yudell), 1st Place

2006
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills