Ben Wieseman

Adjunct Faculty

Ben Wieseman

School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture

Master of Real Estate Development

Phone: (334) 844-5078

Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, University of Kentucky
Master of Real Estate Development, Auburn University

American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)

Ben Wieseman is Adjunct Faculty in the Auburn University School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture and the founder of Place Associates, a multi-disciplinary firm with expertise in Planning, Landscape Architecture and Real Estate Development. Wieseman has a Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture from the University of Kentucky, a master’s degree in Real Estate Development from Auburn University and is a graduate of the Leadership Birmingham program. He currently holds licenses and professional credentials as a Registered Landscape Architect in the State of Alabama, and as an American Institute of Certified Planners, with the American Planning Association. Wieseman has assembled, designed, managed, leased and envisioned buildings, projects and development deals; providing economic and real estate development services to municipalities, organizations and developers around the southeast.

Wieseman serves on multiple boards and agencies throughout the state. He is a member of the City of Hoover’s Planning Commission, a member of Design Review Board for the City of Birmingham, the Vice President of Your Town Alabama, and is a board member and facilitator for Design Alabama. In addition, he has been an adjunct faculty member for Auburn University over the past 15 years teaching both undergraduate design classes and graduate classes for the Master of Real Estate Development program and continues to facilitate planning and designs sessions for a variety of clients and stakeholders such as Your Town Alabama, YLF of Birmingham and other non-profits and municipalities.

National leadership positions:
Director of Catalytic Development, REV Birmingham, Birmingham, AL