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Benjamin D. Foster, AIA, LEED AP BD+C 701 Coronado Ter. Los Angeles, CA 90026

(773) 963-1410

Education University of Michigan, Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Ann Arbor, MI Master of Architecture, 2009

Eliel Saarinen Scholar, 2008-2009 (top merit-based award) Faculty Research Assistant, Prof. Robert Adams, summer 2008

Ball State University, College of Architecture and Planning, Muncie, IN Bachelor of Science in Architecture, 2006

BSU International Study Program, South America, 2005

Professional Licensure & Organizations Registered Architect, New York June 2015 – present

American Institute of Architects June 2015 – present

LEED AP BD+C August 2010 – present

Professional Experience Standard, Los Angeles, CA

Architect, May 2016 – February 2017 Westmount Residence, West Hollywood, CA: BIM (Revit), design development, coordination, permitting, construction documents Sean O’Conner Lighting, Culver City, CA: BIM, design development, coordination, permitting, construction documents Bonnie Hill Residence, Hollywood, CA: BIM, permitting, construction documents

Beyer Blinder Belle Architects & Planners LLP, New York, NY Architect, May 2012 – October 2015 Metropolitan Museum of Art Long Term Feasibility Study, New York, NY: BIM, schematic design, presentation graphics Domino Sugar Refinery Redevelopment, Brooklyn, NY: project management, Landmarks Preservation proposal and approval Seward Park Site 5, New York, NY: BIM, design development, coordination, construction documents, community presentation 505 Pacific Street, Brooklyn, NY: BIM, schematic design, design development, material and product research

IBACOS, Pittsburgh, PA

Building Performance Specialist, Oct. 2009 – March 2012 Energy Efficiency Lab Home, Pittsburgh, PA: technology research, construction documents, presentation graphics

Moore Ruble Yudell Architects & Planners, Santa Monica, CA Intern Architect, Jan. 2006 – June 2007 (2006 A.I.A. National Firm Award) MIT Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, MA: study and presentation models, design development

Abilities Technology

Adobe Acrobat X Pro, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Autodesk AutoCAD, Revit (Revit Architecture Essentials and Advanced Training (Microsol), 2013), SketchUp, Microsoft Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project, Word, Rhino, rendering, web design


Book making, concept and detailed model making, detailed pen and pencil rendering, laser cutting, shop tools and machinery, silicone and plaster molding, resin casting, watercolor rendering, wax molding, 3D printing, mill routing


Project managing and professionalism (The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Program (FranklinCovey), 2012, Project Management Training Program (FranklinCovey), 2011), engineer and consultant coordinating, presenting, permitting approvals

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