Robert Benz

Robert Benz

Sonoma, CA, US



Robert B. Benz is principle in charge at Benz Architecture and Consulting, a consulting firm specializing in analysis of building envelope performance, sustainable design, construction failure, adaptive design, site work, site and foundation drainage, framing system analysis, new residential and commercial projects, as well as remedial design of repairs to single and multi-family residential, commercial, and institutional buildings. As a licensed architect and master builder with over 30 years of experience in both construction and design, Benz Architecture services are unique in that clients are provided with a multidisciplinary approach to understanding the relationship between construction and design and the standards that guide each discipline.





Benz Architecture - Private Contracts and Freelance, Construction Consulting and Design

Jun 2010 - current


Ghost Lab, Kingsburg, Nova Scotia, Canada, Design/Build Laboratory

Visiting Architect with primary role as builder/teacher

Jun 2004 - current

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, Graduate School of Architecture and Urban Planning

Urban Design Specialty in the LA spectacular Studio under
Charles Moore, Lawrence Halprin, Edguardo Contini, Barton Myers, Harvey Perloff, Helmut Schulitz.
Building Design Studio under Pancho Geddes and Elias Torres

Aug 1981 - Jun 1986

University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC, US, BArch, School of Architecture

Building Design Studio, Urban Design

Aug 1975 - Jun 1979

Areas of Specialization