Deborah Berke: Fact Sheet

Deborah Berke, FAIA, LEED AP

  • Partner-in-Charge, Deborah Berke & Partners Architects

Professional Registration and Memberships

  • Fellow, The American Institute of Architects
  • National Council of Architectural Registration Boards
  • Registered Architect, States of NY, NJ, CT, VT, IN, TX, FL, MI, NC, and NV
  • LEED Accredited Professional

Academic Appointments

  • Professor (Adjunct) Architectural Design, Yale University since 1987
  • Assistant Professor, University of Maryland 1984 – 1987
  • Visiting Professor, Rhode Island School of Design 1986
  • Visiting Professor, University of Miami 1983
  • Design Faculty, The Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies 1980 – 1983

Professional Honors and Service

  • Founding Board Member, desigNYC since 2009
  • Board of Directors, Forum for Urban Design since 2008
  • Board of Trustees, The Brearley School 2005 – 2011
  • Board of Trustees, National Building Museum 2004 – 2011
  • Chair, Buell Center for the Study of American Architecture 1998 – 2004
  • Founding Trustee, The Design Trust for Public Space since 1997
  • Vice President, American Institute of Architects, New York Chapter 1995 – 1997
  • Senior Fellow, National Institute for Architectural Education 1995
  • Elected to the Fellowship, Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies 1980

Education

  • Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts, Rhode Island School of Design 2005
  • Master of Urban Planning in Urban Design, The City University of New York 1984
  • Bachelor of Architecture, Rhode Island School of Design 1977
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, Rhode Island School of Design 1975

Design Awards (Selected)

  • AIA Kentucky Design Awards, Honor Award, 21c Museum Hotel Louisville 2011
  • AIANYS Design Awards, Award of Merit, Marianne Boesky Gallery 2009
  • AIANYS Design Awards, Citation for Design, Irwin Union Bank 2009
  • AIANY Design Awards, Merit Award for Architecture, Irwin Union Bank 2009
  • National Design Awards, Finalist, Interior Design 2008
  • AIANYS Design Awards, Citation for Interiors, James Hotel Chicago 2007
  • AIANYS Design Awards, Excellence for Historic Preservation/Adaptive
    Reuse, 21c Museum Hotel Louisville 2007
  • The Hospitality Design Award for Creative Achievement, Hotel Luxury,
    Hospitality Design 2007
  • Lumen Award of Merit, Illuminating Engineering Society of North America,
    New York Section 2007
  • Best of Year Award, Hospitality Design, Interior Design Magazine,
    21c Museum Hotel, Louisville 2006
  • Hospitality Design Awards, Hospitality Design, 21c Museum Hotel Louisville 2006
  • AIANY Design Awards, Interior Architecture Award, Box Studios 2004
  • Environmental Excellence Crescordia Award, James Hotel 2004
  • New Housing New York Design Competition, 3rd place 2004
  • Hall of Fame Inductee, Interior Design Magazine’s Annual Award 2002
  • AIANY Design Awards, Interior Architecture Award, Baron Loft 2001
  • AIANY Design Awards, Interior Architecture Award, Howell Loft 1999
  • Record House, Award for Planning and Design, Architectural Record 1993
  • Wood Design Merit Award, American Wood Council 1990
  • Honor Award, Gulf States Chapter, AIA Design Awards Program 1989
  • Builder’s Choice Merit Award, Builder 1988
  • Builder’s Choice Merit Award, Builder 1986
  • Honor Award, Gulf States Chapter AIA Design Awards Program 1989

Books – Author/Editor (Selected)

  • Berke, Deborah and Katherine Farley, “Urban Intersections: Sao Paulo”.
    Yale School of Architecture Edward P. Bass Distinguished Visiting
    Architecture Fellowship. 2011
  • Berke, Deborah, “An Architecture of the Workplace,” in Architecture
    from the Outside In: Selected essays by Robert Gutman
    . 2010
  • Berke, Deborah, “Thoughts on the Everyday,” in Constructing A New
    Agenda. Architectural Theory 1993–2009
    , edited by A. Krista Sykes. Princeton Architectural Press. 2010
  • Berke, Deborah, “Austerity Aesthetics,” Monocle. July/August 2009
  • Myers, Tracy. Deborah Berke. Yale University Press. 2008
  • Berke, Deborah and Steven Harris. Architecture of the Everyday. Princeton
    Architectural Press. 1997

Projects (Selected)

  • 122 Community Center, New York, NY 2014
  • DEP Shaft Maintenance Building, Brooklyn, NY 2014
  • Rockefeller Arts Center Addition and Renovation, SUNY Fredonia,
    Fredonia, NY 2014
  • Dickinson College Residence Hall, Carlisle, PA 2013
  • The László Z. Bitó ‘60 Conservatory Building, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 2013
  • 21c Museum Hotel Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 2012
  • 21c Museum Hotel Bentonville, Bentonville, AR 2012
  • Gay Men’s’ Health Crisis Headquarters, New York, NY 2011
  • IPPF/Planned Parenthood Western Hemisphere Region Headquarters,
    New York, NY 2011
  • University of North Carolina School of Art, Film Production Facility,
    Winston-Salem, NC 2011
  • Clemente Soto Velez Cultural and Educational Center Master Plan,
    New York, NY 2010
  • European College of Liberal Arts Master Plan, Berlin, Germany 2010
  • The Sanctuary at Bard College with Kiki Smith, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 2010
  • Shartenberg Development, Interior design of 460-unit apartment building,
    New Haven, CT 2009
  • 48 Bond Street, New York, NY 2008
  • Dale Chihuly Gallery, Las Vegas, NV 2008
  • Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the Senate (Invited Competition),
    Boston, MA 2008
  • Narciso Rodriguez Fashion design studio, showroom, and offices,
    New York, NY 2008
  • Ethos Little Bay, Little Bay, Anguilla 2007
  • Sigerson Morrison Madison Avenue Retail Boutique, New York, NY 2007
  • 21c Museum Hotel Louisville, Louisville, KY 2006
  • Arverne East Master Plan, Queens, NY 2006
  • Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY 2006
  • Irwin Union Bank, Creekview Branch, Columbus, IN 2006
  • The James Hotel Chicago, Chicago, IL 2006
  • Burton Snowboards SoHo, New York, NY 2005
  • Serkin Center for the Performing Arts, Marlboro College, Marlboro, VT 2005
  • Box Studios, New York, NY 2004
  • James Hotel Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ 2004
  • New Housing New York Design Ideas Competition, Queens, NY 2004
  • Southern New Hampshire University Campus Plan, Manchester, NH 2004
  • Rogers & Goffigon Greenwich, Warehouse and office renovation,
    Greenwich, CT 2003
  • Tyler School of Art / Temple University Master Plan, Philadelphia, PA 2003
  • Plane Space Art Gallery, New York, NY 2002
  • Elizabeth Eakins, Inc., South Norwalk, CT 2001
  • Marlboro College Master Plan, Marlboro, VT 2001
  • Robin Hood Foundation PS 46 Library, New York, NY 2001
  • Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT 2001
  • Museum for African Art and Edison Schools Headquarters (Invited
    Competition), New York, NY 2001
  • Hope Branch Library, Hope, IN 1996
  • Baron & Baron, New York, NY 1993
  • Battery Park Conservancy Parks Conservancy, New York, NY 1993
  • Industria La Nave, New York, NY 1993
  • Industria Superstudio, New York, NY 1991
  • North Cove Yacht Harbor, Battery Park City Yacht Marina, New York, NY 1987
  • Hoboken Houses, Hoboken, NJ 1986
  • Brooklyn Port Authority Piers Master Plan, Piers 1–5, Brooklyn, NY 1986–87
  • The Library Power Project, American Reading Council for 150
    Public Schools 1987–95