Ben Smith

Ben Smith

New Haven, CT, US



Ben is an architectural designer who is interested in people and the places they make.  He recently received his Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the Georgia Institute of Technology and is currently a Master of Architecture candidate at the Yale School of Architecture.  While he was born in Kansas, his pursuit of architecture has taken him across the country and around the world.  He has traveled to Greece, Italy, Turkey, Mexico, Hungary, and Slovakia.  His work has been on exhibition in New York, Dubai, and Atlanta and published in Domus, ArchDaily, and Constructs Yale Architecture.



David Thompson Architect, New Haven, CT, US, Intern

+ Trained architects on 3D modeling and rendering software
+ Developed and built company website from scratch

Jun 2012 - Aug 2012

Martin Rule & Associates Architects, Statesboro, GA, US, Draftsman

+ Created architectural, mechanical, and civil plans in AutoCAD
+ Trained a fellow intern to use 3D modeling software

Jun 2007 - Aug 2008

Augusta National Golf Club, Augusta, GA, US, Clubhouse Runner

+ Managed a team of people as head valet for the clubhouse dinner parties
+ Transported pro-golfers to and from their vehicles

Apr 2007 - Apr 2007


Yale University, Masters, Architecture

Aug 2012 - current

Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, US, BArch, Architecture

GPA: 3.92

Jan 2009 - May 2012

Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA, US, Civil Engineering

GPA: 3.72

Aug 2007 - Dec 2008



LEAD Scholar, Scholarship

The Southern LEAD Scholarship is one way we reward incoming students for their leadership experience prior to coming to Georgia Southern and for their potential for leadership when they arrive on campus.


HOPE, Scholarship

Georgia's HOPE Scholarship is available to Georgia residents who have demonstrated academic achievement. The scholarship provides money to assist students with their educational costs of attending college in Georgia.


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