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WAYNE BENSON Jr. AIA, LEED AP

Principal of RKB Architects. 

ABOUT

Responsibilities

Supervision of all aspects of design and engineering for built projects. 

Professional Registration

Arkansas, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, llinois,

Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Texas, Virginia, Washington

Education

Green Building Certification Institute 

  • LEED Accredited Professional, 2009 

Boston Architectural Center 

  • Bachelors of Architecture, 1997 

Wentworth Institute of Technology 

  • BS Architectural Engineering Technology, 1990 

Affiliations

Boston Society of Architects (BSA) 

  • Member 

American Institute of Architects (AIA) 

  • Member 

National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB): 

  • IDP Certification 

International Code Council 

  • Member 

U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)

  • Corporate Member 

Employment

RKB Architects, Inc.  2005-Present

  • President and Owner

R+K Architectural Associates  1996-2005

  • Partner

Symmes Maini and McKee  1991-1996

  • Project Manager

Edgar Wood Associates, Inc.  1987-1991

  • Drafter / Designer

Community Service

Community Design Resource Center of Boston

  • Active Volunteer

Town of Easton Planning Board

  • Current Member

Boston Architectural College

  • Visiting Architectural Critic

Mount Ida College

  • Visiting Architectural Critic

Biography

Wayne is a registered architect and owner of RKB Architects which specializes in design-build commercial, industrial and medical projects. He has designed more than 2.5 million square feet of industrial/warehouse space including over 800,000 square feet of specialized cold storage space for the food industry. Clients have included The Home Depot, Gillette, Fidelity Investments, Harvard Vanguard and Preferred Freezer. He has been partner in charge and designer on numerous office and medical device manufacturing projects such as a 150,000 square foot headquarters and manufacturing facility for Covidien (Aspect Medical) in Westwood Massachusetts and a 60,000 square foot facility for Idex in Middleborough. Wayne is a graduate of The Boston Architectural College and Wentworth Institute of Technology and resides in Easton Massachusetts with his wife and two children.