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Ben Kasdan AIA, LEED AP, NCARB

Director, Design

Ben Kasdan

About

Benjamin Kasdan, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB, is a Director, Design at KTGY Architecture + Planning. He has been involved in the design and planning of a wide variety of real estate projects located throughout California, the East Coast and internationally for more than a decade. Mr. Kasdan’s primary focus is the sustainable design of multifamily, mixed-use, and urban-infill housing developments. His experience includes affordable housing, market-rate apartments and condominiums, townhomes, student housing and commercial buildings.

 

He is a frequent speaker and contributor of articles and blog posts on topics related to sustainable architecture, student housing, and multifamily housing to periodicals such as Professional Builder magazine, Green Home Builder magazine, and Builder & Developer magazine. Mr. Kasdan was named to Building Design + Construction magazine’s list of the industry’s top 40 under 40 and has been a guest architectural design critic at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and Orange Coast College.

 

Mr. Kasdan has held leadership positions with the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, AIA Orange County, AIA California Council and AIA National. He is currently a NCARB Architect Licensing Advisor for KTGY, the Vice President of the Academy for Emerging Professionals (AEP) on the AIA California Council (AIACC), an Architect Experience Program (AxP) (formerly IDP) mentor/supervisor, and is a licensed architect in California, Oregon and Washington, DC.

Education

Bachelor of Architecture, with Honors
California Polytechnic State University
San Luis Obispo, CA

California State University International Programs
Florence, Italy

Registration

Licensed Architect - CA, OR, DC

LEED Accredited Professional

National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, NCARB, Certification

Affiliations

American Institute of Architects, AIA

Urban Land Institute, Member

2016-2017 AIA California Council, VP of the Academy for Emerging Professionals

2014-2015 AIA California Council, Young Architect Forum Director, South

2014-2015 AIA National Young Architect
Forum, Regional Director

2014-2017 NCARB IDP Licensing Advisor

2007-2008 AIA OC, Board Member