Benjamin Uyeda

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Birthday
22, 1978
Birthplace
Santa Barbara, CA
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
22, 1978 (age 40)
Birthplace
Santa Barbara, CA

About

Architect, designer, lecturer, and entrepreneur who is known for being the founder of HomeMadeModern and FreeGreen.com. He specializes in environmentally conscious architecture and shares photos of his designs and tutorials with his over 140,000 followers. 

Before Fame

He earned his B.A. and Masters degree in Architecture from Cornell University. Upon graduating, he was hired as a visiting lecturer where he emphasized sustainable design. In 2006, he co-founded ZeroEnergy Design. 

Trivia

In 2010, he won the U.S. Green Building Council's Natural Talent Design Competition for creating affordable green home designs for the New Orleans' Broadmoor neighborhood after Hurricane Katrina. 

Family Life

He was born and raised in Santa Barbara, California. 

Associated With

He was featured as a guest on the PBS series Ask This Old House where he starred alongside Kevin O'Connor