Ben Walker graduated from the University of Canberra with a Bachelor of Architecture in 2005, and a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture in 1999. Since that time he has worked in numerous private and public positions in Canberra and Melbourne, including an Associate role at Townsend + Associates Architects from 2006 – 2012. Ben established ben walker architects (bwa) in 2012.
Ben has worked on a diverse range of architectural, urban design and planning projects in a professional capacity over the last 14 years. This has included several large scale multi unit and mixed use residential projects, commercial office tower, numerous private houses, concept planning for new estates and building audits.
Ben has been involved with the Australian Institute of Architects since graduating in 2005 and has been an active member of the ACT Chapter Planning Committee since 2008. Ben has contributed to and coauthored a number of submissions to government on behalf of the Planning Committee.
Ben also continues his relationship with the University of Canberra and has lectured and tutored in the Architecture stream for some years.