BJAC Announces New Intern Architect

Charlotte, NC, February 23, 2009 --( Dan Fields, principal at BJAC, pa (, an architectural firm that offers professional services for specialized, complex institutional projects, has announced that Benjamin Ward has joined the firm as an intern architect. In this position, Ward will assist in the design, production and construction administration for higher education projects.

Ward brings more than four years of architectural and design experience to the firm, most recently working with a firm in Myrtle Beach, S.C. that specialized in high rise condos. He received his Bachelors of Science in design from the University of Clemson and his Masters of architecture from N.C. State University. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the Young Affiliates of the Mint. Ward has been certified as a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional (AP) by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), and has demonstrated a thorough understanding of green building practices and principles as well as a familiarity with LEED requirements, resources and processes. LEED is the nationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction and operation of high-performance green buildings.

“We are pleased to announce that Ben has joined the BJAC team,” said Fields. “His dedication and enthusiasm for the process of architecture make him a valued asset to our team.”

About BJAC:
Architectural firm BJAC, pa, offers professional services for specialized, complex institutional projects. The firm provides design expertise to healthcare, K-20 education, research, museum and municipal clients, along with a broad range of in-depth services, including architectural design, pre-design, programming, design, master planning, interior design, construction management, contract administration and design build. Established in 1994 by CEO and Managing Principal Lou Jurkowski, BJAC is one of the largest woman-owned architectural design firms in the Southeast, with offices in Raleigh and Charlotte. For more information, please call BJAC at (919) 833-8818 or visit

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