Benjamin is a licensed Architect and Engineer and has been practicing architecture and structural engineering in the bay area for 18 years. He has a Master's of Architecture and Civil Engineering from UC Berkeley. He is interested in integrating structure and architecture as a single system into the design process to create a more meaningful integrated design. He is committed to creating spaces that are clean and modern and beautifully detailed. He has a broad experience in public and civic projects, parks and bridges, but also small scale residential projects. The has taught studio at the California College of the Arts and Academy of Art University in San Francisco. Ben has extensively traveled the last few years and has been inspired by the architecture of the world. He enjoys sketching architecture while traveling. His hobby is cooking which is also inspired by traveling and experiencing other cultures.