Benjamin A. Bryant

Director of Special Projects, Interface Studio, LLC

Ben Bryant is the Director of Special Projects with Interface Studio, LLC, a planning and design firm with extensive experience helping cities understand how public spaces can be catalysts for city-wide and neighborhood-level change. Ben is a two-time winner of the Knight Cities Challenge and creator of the Swim Philly initiative, which reimagined 5 public pools in Philadelphia as vibrant gathering places for diverse neighborhoods. Since 2016, Ben has led a team at Interface Studio to develop and deploy a measurement framework to understand the social impact of public space investments for the Reimagining the Civic Commons initiative.