Benjamin Grace

Project Architect, AIA

As a Registered Architect overseeing all phases of the design process, Benjamin has consistently demonstrated design intelligence and critical thinking skills in his management of diverse project types since joining the JZA+D team in 2013. He has served as project manager for projects across the country, including community, hospitality, retail, workplace, & higher education, some of which include the Venetian Pool Deck, Congregation Adat Chaverim, Plano Texas, Nomad Pizza and SasVic Tower in Jersey City.

Benjamin has over 10 years of experience working in the architecture industry, Prior to joining the JZA+D team, he worked with William Starck Architects in Massachusetts as a Junior Architectural Designer on higher education, retail, commercial, and urban park projects. Ben earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics from Providence College and a Master of Architecture Degree at Syracuse University, where he was awarded the AIA Henry Adams Medal for academic achievement, and a Design Studio Teaching Assistant fellowship.

When he’s not at work, Ben enjoys seeking out new and exciting beers to try, painting in his home studio, and exploring the world for architecture and design inspiration with his wife, a fellow architect.