Architecture graduate of Auburn University, Ledbetter later received a Master in Architecture degree (1984) from Harvard where he was a teaching fellow. He has taught at Tulane University and directed the architectural studies program at Wesleyan University before committing to the practice of architecture. At this writing he is the architect of record of over sixty buildings. Ledbetter has directed ARCHITECTURE THEATRE pro.ME. THE.US, a non-profit architectural foundation which was featured along with his work in a retrospective exhibition at Yale in 1996. Ledbetter’s Highwood Square project in Hamden was designed and built for artists. It won the Connecticut Chapter, Associated Builders and Contractors Excellence in Construction Award (2011). Many of his projects are extensively displayed on his web site: www.benledbetter.com.