Benjamin Jensen

Benjamin Jensen

Kansas City, Missouri



Ben Jensen is an architectural student and aspiring designer. He believes design has a direct impact on the way humans interact, behave, and ultimately live their day-to-day lives. With so many different technological advances and design, the opportunities for innovation and creative solution-making are endless.

His interests include architecture and other multi-disciplinary design fields: human-centered, user experience, pedestrian, interactive, product, graphics, layout, design research, and design strategy. Ben is interested in design that focuses on user experience, design research, and context awareness. He currently attends the University of Kansas School of Architecture in Lawrence, Kansas.

Ben will graduate in May 2015 with a Master of Architecture (M.Arch I) and a minor in Business, and is excited to continue to learn as he begins his professional career.


Bell Knott & Associates, Leawood, KS, US, Student Intern

- Produced and updated construction drawings using AutoCAD
- 3D modeled using Google SketchUp 7 & 8
- Edited building/site renderings using Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Indesign
- Communicated with contractors & consultants
- Regularly sat in on company and team meetings

May 2013 - Aug 2013


The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, US, MArch, Master of Architecture

- 5-year M.Arch Master of Architecture program
- Minor in Business
- Graduate in May 2015

Aug 2010 - current


The Architect’s Newspaper: “Best of Design Awards” - ‘Student-Built’ category, Honorable Mention

The Architect's Newspaper's Best Of Design Awards is a unique project-based awards program that
showcases great buildings and building elements. Award recipients include some of the most exciting and innovative American architecture Student-Built projects to be completed in 2013


Association of Collegiate School of Architecture (ACSA) Awards 2014: Design-Build Award, Award

Each year, ACSA honors architectural educators for exemplary work in areas such as building design, community collaborations, scholarship, and service. The award-winning professors inspire and challenge students, contribute to the profession’s knowledge base, and extend their work beyond the borders of academy into practice and the public sector. The ACSA Design-Build Award honors the best practices in school-based design-build projects.


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