Benjamin Uyeda

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22, 1978
Santa Barbara, CA
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22, 1978 (age 39)
Santa Barbara, CA


Architect, designer, lecturer, and entrepreneur who is known for being the founder of HomeMadeModern. He specializes in environmentally conscious architecture and shares photos of his designs along with personal projects and other tips 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. In 2008, he began further expanding his work within the environmental architecture community.  


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. He is also known for having written and published several pieces in the Huffington Post. 

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