Ben Smith

Ben Smith

Tucson, AZ, US



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

While at Gray Organschi Architecture and Wendell Burnette Architects, Ben worked with firm principals on the ground-up design of a private home in northwestern Connecticut, a vacation home on Martha's Vineyard, and a competition for a resort and spa in Saudi Arabia.

Ben currently works at Studio Rick Joy in Tucson, Arizona.


Studio Rick Joy, Tucson, AZ, US, Designer

Aug 2021 - current

CLB Architects, Jackson, WY, US, Designer

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

Gray Organschi Architecture, 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