Ben Patterson Architect is a specialty firm designing private residences that are tasteful and individually tailored to the owners. Natural and reclaimed materials that are true to tradition and beautifully finished are used to give a new home the character and charm of an old home. Ben Patterson is a licensed architect and a member of the American Institute of Architects. He is a native of New Orleans and a graduate of Louisiana State University's College of Architecture. After eight years of professional experience with architect Al Jones in Baton Rouge, and inspired by Louisiana architect A. Hays Town, he founded his own practice in 1988. His homes have been featured in publications such as Southern Living and Louisiana Life. He has designed residences in Louisiana, Arkansas and Texas.