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Benjamin Cadena

Benjamin Cadena is an architect and founder of Studio Cadena, a design and architecture practice based in Brooklyn. Founded in 2015, the studio is interested in engaging contemporary life, the city and its people – in designing new and captivating spaces, places and experiences for those who use them. His work has been widely published and in 2016, was selected by the American Institute of Architects for its biennial New Practices NY Award.

Originally from Bogota, Colombia, he received a BA in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and Master of Architecture from the same institution. Prior to founding his studio, he worked with Rice+Lipka Architects, Stan Allen Architect, WORKac and Atelier Bow-Wow in New York and Tokyo. His experience in the US and abroad ranges from high-level strategic planning for cities to cultural, commercial, residential and civic projects.

Benjamin has organized and participated in many conferences and public speaking events, he is a registered architect in New York, and serves as co-chair of the New Practices Committee at the AIA Center for Architecture.


Course Semester Title Student Work Instructor Syllabus Requirements & Sequence Location & Time Session & Points Call No.
A4103‑8 Fall 2023
Architecture Studio III
Arch cadena vickiejiang conradhiller f23 perspectives
Arch cadena emilytaw carolinesmith fa23 17 model image 3
Arch cadena xinyanhe hunterwolff f23 unit study
Benjamin Cadena