University of Cincinnati
Bachelor of Architecture
Matt Bens is an Associate Principal, Studio Leader, and Project Manager at SCB, with a focus primarily in mixed-use residential and adaptive reuse projects. With over 25 years of experience, Matt is skilled in working with clients, regulatory agencies, and contractors to successfully deliver complex projects in challenging urban settings. He has managed teams for numerous large-scale residential, hospitality, commercial office, and adaptive reuse projects nationwide. Matt’s recent projects include AVA 55 Ninth Street, 100 Van Ness, and 101 Polk Street in San Francisco; 1640 Broadway in Oakland; and Cumulus Tower in Los Angeles.
Prior to joining SCB’s San Francisco office in 2011, Matt practiced in Chicago and Boston, working on a broad range of project types in national and international markets. He received his Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Cincinnati. He is a LEED Accredited Professional and a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the San Francisco Bay Area Planning and Urban Research Association (SPUR).