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Ben Behnke


Benjamin grew up and received his diploma of engineering in Town Planning in Germany. Now with over 10+ years as both an established Urban and Building Designer as well as Development Management Consultant, Benjamin is passionate about sustainable, human scale development.

Benjamin gained experience in working on projects in Canada, the UK and Switzerland alongside Leon Krier, Pier Carlo Bontempi and Robert Adam. His design talent and insight for detail and innovation has allowed him to be part of the design teams for prestigious and  award winning projects such as the Newquay Master Plan in collaboration with HRH The Prince of Wales for his Foundation for Building Community.

Moreover, he was also a Master Planning and Development Consultant for Adam Architects in England where his team won awards such as the International Making Cities Livable (IMCL) Award in 2015, a Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU) Charter Award in 2015 and a Planning Award in 2014.

Benjamin currently resides in Switzerland with his family and works as freelance consultant for New Urban Design Group in Canada.

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