Benjamin Wichman

Benjamin Wichman

Ann Arbor, MI, US

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Studio Terpeluk, San Francisco, CA, US, Architecture Designer

Mar 2018 - current

KASE STUDIO, Ann Arbor, MI, US, Architecture Designer, Builder

Design/Build ranging in scale from fixture and furniture design to residential design.

May 2017 - current

The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, US, Research Through Making Team Member

+ used photogrammetry software to produce 3D scans of salvaged tree bifurcations and milled the logs into 3-pointed structural joints using 5-axis CNC router.
+ created laser-cut wooden kit-of-parts scale modelling system allowing for iteration in the design phase and interactive displays at the exhibition.

Sep 2017 - Mar 2018

Mathison | Mathison Architects, Grand Rapids, MI, US, Design Consultant

+ built a layered topographical site model to display in lobby
+ visited construction site of current project

Dec 2016 - Dec 2016

CHANEL - Global Store Design, Ann Arbor, Architecture Intern

+ produced a speculative project alternative to boutiques
+ presented project to owner, president, and global teams
+ worked on CAD drawings and renderings for temp boutiques
+ attended construction meetings on-site at the 57th St. temporary boutique
+ updated and archived global project database

May 2016 - Aug 2016


University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, US, Bachelors, Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning

Architecture, Graphic Design, Philosophy, Art.

Sep 2013 - May 2017


Color Theory Mural Design Contest, 1st Place

+ color theory design contest winner, worked with restaurant clients and team of painters


Best Architecture Portfolio, Award

+ entry to a call for submissions chosen and published in “The Best Architecture Portfolio Design”. 30 May 2017. (republished 10 January 2018)


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