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Carrier Johnson + CULTURE Appoints Ben Gist as Principal, Managing Director Seattle

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Ben Gist: Principal, Managing Director Seattle
Ben Gist: Principal, Managing Director Seattle

Carrier Johnson + CULTURE Appoints Ben Gist as Principal, Managing Director Seattle

Carrier Johnson + CULTURE, a leading architectural design firm known for its expertise in mixed-use housing, hospitality, life sciences, and higher education, is proud to announce Ben Gist as Principal and Managing Director of the firm's Seattle office. Gist will lead interdisciplinary teams, partner with clients and contractors to exceed expectations and support the development of next-generation talent. Under Gist's leadership, the Seattle office will continue to deliver exceptional design and outstanding service to clients and communities in the Pacific Northwest.

Gist obtained a Masters in Architecture from Montana State University-Bozeman. With over 20 years of experience in complex mixed-use projects, including multifamily, student housing and design-build delivery, he is a widely recognized leader in the Pacific Northwest. Gist values sustainability and has been involved in a number of LEED projects, including projects achieving the highest level of certification — LEED Platinum. 

"We are thrilled to welcome Ben to our team as we further expand our presence in Seattle," said Claudia Escala, President of Carrier Johnson. "Carrier Johnson + CULTURE has an industry-wide reputation for delivering award-winning designs, and we are confident that Ben will bring the same level of expertise and talent to our Seattle office."

In addition to his project-based work, Gist was recently appointed by the Mayor of Seattle and City Council to the Seattle Design Commission. As a commissioner, Gist will contribute to advancing Seattle's design excellence in city-funded capital improvement projects like community centers, park facilities, fire stations, and police stations.

Carrier Johnson + CULTURE is dedicated to creating environments that enhance the human experience and improve communities. With its office in Seattle, the company is well-positioned to continue providing innovative design solutions and outstanding service to clients in the Pacific Northwest.

About Carrier Johnson + CULTURE

Reflecting a new focus in the practice of architecture and design, Carrier Johnson + CULTURE is reinventing a model for the future of designed environments. As a design-centric practice focused on the merger of architecture, interior design, landscape architecture and urban planning, Carrier Johnson + CULTURE works in partnership with market leaders in higher education, hospitality, civic life, and mixed-use development to deliver meaningful design innovation in building, living, wellness, and communication solutions. Our focus on solutions steeped in authenticity reflects the unique three-dimensional brand opportunity of each commission.

For more information, contact:

Jackie Angel, 619.687.2423,

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Jackie Angel
Principal, Director of Operations

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