David Bertolini
Professor of Architecture
david.bertolini@ndsu.edu
Phone: 701-231-5761

Research and Interest:

Dr. David Bertolini is professor at North Dakota State University and Chair of the Department of Architecture and Landscape Architecture. He has an interdisciplinary background in education and research with a Ph.D. from Temple University in English and a Masters degree in architecture from Virginia Tech. He has over 12 years of experience in practice from light frame construction of residential additions and alterations to large scale hospitality projects. He worked as a project manager at the award winning firm Bower Lewis Thrower Architects in Philadelphia, PA.

Educational Credentials:

Doctor of Philosophy, English, Philadelphia, PA, 2008
Master of Architecture, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, 1993
Bachelor of Design,University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 1985

Selected Publications and Recent Research:

Architecture Post Mortem: The Diastolic Architecture of Decline, Dystopia, and Death. Editors: David Bertolini, Simone Brott and Donald Kunze (Burlington, VTA: Ashgate Press, 2013)
"Kant, Sade, Ethics and Architecture."Architecture Post Mortem; The Diastolic Architecture of Decline, Dystopia, and Death. Editors: David Bertolini, Simone Brott and Donald Kunze (Burlington, VTA: Ashgate Press, 2013)
"Probabilistic Space in Architecture and the Avant Garde films of Chris Marker and Stan Brakhage." ACSA National Conference Proceedings. (Spring 2011)

Licenses/Registration:

Architectural License, Louisiana; 2005
Architectural License, Pennsylvania; 2001

Professional Experience:

Bower Lewis Thrower Architects, Project Manager Architecture; Philadelphia, PA; 1998-2003
Design Build Associates, Project Architect, Philadelphia, PA; 1995-1998 New York Architects, Project Manager, New York, NY; 1994-1995
S'PACE Architect Associates, Project Team Member, Paris, France; 1992-1994

Richard Wesley Architects, Project Architect, Gladwyne, PA; 1989-1992

Professional Memberships:

The American Institute of Architects