Ben, AIA, CSI, LEED AP BD+C is an Architect and Specifications Director at BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group), an Architecture and Design firm based in Denmark and New York City. He is a licensed Architect in New York, California, and Connecticut. Ben is a member of BIG’s Senior Technical Team and is BIG’s in-house Specification Writer, with extensive experience in materials research, specifications, building science, and technical design on building projects in the United States and abroad. He is active in AIA, CSI, NFPA, and the ICC. Ben is a Principal on NFPA “Fire Tests” and “Structures, Construction, and Materials” Standards Committees including the Standards Committee for NFPA 285 (Standard Fire Test Method for Evaluation of Fire Propagation Characteristics of Exterior Wall Assemblies Containing Combustible Components). He brings more than 30 years of architecture experience and expertise to his work and committees.