Markus Berger / by Intar Website

Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director is a registered architect (SBA) in the Netherlands and principal of the Providence based art|design studio InsideOut Design. Prior to coming to the US, Berger worked as an architect, designer and artist in Austria, India, and New York. He taught in Karachi, Pakistan, where he also collaborated and exhibited as an artist.  Registered as an architect (SBA) in the Netherlands, Berger worked as a project architect and designer for UNSTUDIO in Amsterdam. Berger co-founded and co-edits Int|AR, the Journal on Interventions and Adaptive Reuse that encompasses issues of preservation, conservation, alteration and interventions. His work, research, writing and teaching is a critique on modern architecture and focuses on forms of change such as art and design modifications and interventions in the built environment. His recent publications include the essays: “Change, Preservation and Adaptive Reuse”, (past. present. future, Rhode Island School of Design, 2011); “(In)convertability and Memory” (Int/AR -Interventions and Adaptive Reuse V04, 2012); “Constructing Change; Developing a theory for Adaptive Reuse”, (Common Ground Publishing, 2012); “Left over spaces: Rediscovering Qualities for Interior Architecture” ([In]arch Proceedings, Universitas Indonesia, 2014) and the forthcoming article, “Death of the Architect: Appropriation and Interior Architecture” (Interior Architecture Theory Reader, Routledge). Berger received his Architecture degree (Diplomingenieur für Architektur) from the Technische Universität Wien and the Universität Innsbruck. Berger teaches mandatory and advanced design studios in the graduate program and Principles of Adaptive Reuse.