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  • Ben Johnson

    Building Designer & Project Manager, CPBD, AIBD, MCGP, CAPS

    Chapel Hill, NC

Residential designer, experienced in designing and drafting home plans and renovation projects of all sizes. Competant in creating preliminary designs and the final construction documents used for building. Sitting down with people and drawing out their new home as we talk is my favorite aspect of what I do. Project management experience in building projects ranging from small 100sqft bathroom renovations to 10 ,000sqft custom homes

Work Samples




Work History

  • District Director

    • American Institute of Building Design
    • Mar 2013 - Present (4 years 8 months)

    The AIBD is a not for profit organization to promote excellence and ethics for the residential and building design profession. AIBD, NCS is committed to establishing and maintaining professional relationships with other organizations in the design and construction industry, whose products and services contribute to promoting better building design in North Carolina.

  • Individual Contributor ForResidentialPros.com

    ForResidentialPros.com is the leading resource for the residential bath, kitchen,home remodeling, & design projects including news, articles, equipment and product reviews for the residential construction industry. Ben provides insightful articles on architecture for their online blog as well as their monthly published Qualified Remodeler magazine.

  • Sr. Vice President, Planning & Design

    Oversees the architecture and planning department at Will Johnson Building Company. Meets with clients for interactive "on-the-table" drawing sessions where we come up with custom home design together. Has experience in designing custom homes and renovations from 500sqft to over 10,000sqft.

    Will Johnson Building is a custom home building, remodeling, and design firm. We strive daily to build meaningful and lasting relationships. We create spaces that are beautifully designed, low in maintenance, and durable enough to last a lifetime. Our goal in every project is to exceed expectations and finish strong. We love what we do. At the end of every project, we find ourselves having new friends in the clients we serve.
    We have been building homes and additions in the area for over 20 years and structure our company to stay long term and provide continued support to our current and past clients.

  • Building Design Lead

    • Design Nova
    • Jan 2004 - Jan 2006 (2 years)
  • Systems Technician

    • Micro Medic
    • Mar 2001 - Mar 2002 (1 year)



American Institute of Building Designers, NAHB, Green Home Builders of the Triangle, GHBT


AIBD, Certified Professional Building Designer CPBD, Master Certified Green Professional MCGP, Certified Aging In Place Specialist CAPS, CGP