Ben Bolgar RIBA RIAS FRSA
Senior Design Director
Ben is the Senior Design Director for the Prince’s Foundation for Building Community where he is responsible for communication, research, urban and architectural projects as well as education.
Ben has led over 50 collaborative planning and design frameworks for projects ranging in scale from a new city in Gabon to Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool. The current portfolio of around 40 projects consists of city expansions, new towns, brownfield remediation, town centre regeneration, heritage, ecclesiastical, healthcare and ecological projects. Ben is currently overseeing the urban and architectural outputs for 4 new mix used developments in the UK consisting of around 20,000 dwellings in total.
Ben teaches at Oxford and Trinity Saint David Universities, and has taught or lectured at Notre Dame, Yale, Cambridge and Robert Gordon Universities.
Ben is a member of the Royal Institute of British Architects, the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland, the Architecture Club, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and board member of Coed Darcy Ltd, the Form Based Codes Institute and Stroma consulting.