Ben Koush, AIA, is a graduate of Columbia University and Rice University. He is a registered architect and interior designer in Texas. He has fifteen years experience working at architecture firms and independently on projects in Houston, Texas, Phoenix, Arizona, Tulsa, Oklahoma, St Louis, Missouri, and Frankfurt, Germany. He has a special interest in the preservation of modern architecture and is a founding member of Houston Mod, which has won numerous local and state awards. His architectural writing appears in Architects’ Newspaper, Cite magazine, and Texas Architect. He serves on the State Board of Review for the Texas Historical Commission and on the Houston Archaeological and Historical Commission.