Hi, I'm Ben Burghart. I'm an architect and teacher. Welcome to my website, where I share my resume, work, and other interests.


Master of Architecture, University of Virginia School of Architecture (2016)

Master of Arts, Global Studies, University of California Santa Barbara (2010)

Bachelor of Arts, Religious Studies, Franklin & Marshall College (2007)


Project Architect, Santulan Architecture, Denver, CO (Jun ‘19-present)

Designer (freelance), Paris, France (Nov ‘17-Dec ‘19)

Designer, Hart Howerton, San Francisco, CA (Jun ‘16-Oct ‘17)

Teaching Assistant, Dept. of Architecture, University of Virginia (Jan ‘14-May ‘16)

World History Teacher, St. Anne’s-Belfield School, Charlottesville, VA (Aug ‘10-Jun ‘13)

Teaching Assistant, Dept. of Black Studies, UC Santa Barbara (Sep ‘08-Jul ‘10)

Honors & Awards

Christopher Kelley Leadership Development Program, AIA Colorado (Jul ‘20)

Wagener Travel Scholarship, AIA Colorado/AEF (Mar ‘20)

Nix Fellowship, University of Virginia School of Architecture (Mar ‘16)

Kapp Fellowship, University of Virginia School of Architecture (Jun ‘14 & Jun ‘15)

Orfalea Fellowship, Dept. of Global Studies, UC Santa Barbara (Aug ‘08 & Aug ‘09)

Spotts Award, Dept. of Religious Studies, Franklin & Marshall College (May ‘07)

Evans Travel Scholarship, Franklin & Marshall College (May ‘05)

Skills & Professional Development

certificates, licenses, & memberships

Licensed Architect in Colorado, NCARB Certified, LEED AP: Building Design & Construction, BREEAM Associate, Passivhaus Institut’s Grundlagenkurs, AIA Colorado, Housing Colorado, Austrian Alpine Club

technical/software skills

Revit, SketchUp, Rhino, Grasshopper, Autocad, ArcMap, QGIS, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Lumion, 3D printing, laser cutting, CNC routing, woodworking, modelmaking

workshops & conferences

Public Interest Design Institute: Preserving Equity, 10-Day Vipassana Silent Meditation Course, Cross-Cultural Communication Workshop (VA Diversity Network), CU Boulder’s NCTA China Summer Institute, NEH Summer Institute, East-West Center, Hawai’i, Harkness Method Training, Exeter Humanities Institute, Mindfulness in Education Network Conference


English (native), German (B2), courses taken in French, Italian, Spanish, and Twi


playing and coaching soccer, hiking, drawing, bread and pizza making

(also download resume here)