Steven Berger

Steven Berger

Los Angeles, CA, US



7 Years of professional and architectural design and construction experience

95% of IDP hours completed = 5,300 hours working under a licensed architect

Establishing Licensure in the state of California

Coordinated and managed projects ranging from small scale residential to large scale institutional projects encompassing all phases of the construction industry and related fields.

Understanding that our physical product: the architectural drawing, is the legal instruction set of our profession, a visual language and rendering of our ideas, and an art form.



Linea 5, Inc Architects, Boston, MA, US, Architect / Designer I / Job Captain

Designer with considerable responsibilities. Worked on institutional and projects ranging in size from a few square feet to 100,000 square feet. Was responsible to coordinated and managing my own projects through all design phases.

May 2010 - Sep 2012

Volunteer: Solar Decathlon: Team Boston, Boston, MA, US, Volunteer: Construction

Construction and assembly. Please see link below for more details.

Apr 2009 - Sep 2009

Boston Architectural College (BAC), Boston, Studio Instructor

Helped develop a summer program in architecture for high school students. Developed and instructed a photography curriculum and well as instructed a design studio.

May 2009 - Aug 2009

Finegold Alexander + Associates, Boston, MA, US, Full Time Designer / IDP Intern

As a team member, worked primarily on a 60,000 sf Synagogue project located in Deerfield IL. Phases: Schematic and Design Development. Specific responsibilities for all toilet rooms, a contemplation space, RCP's, research and coordination with vendors and contractors.

Sep 2007 - Nov 2008

Grazado Velleco Architects, Marblehead, MA, US, Full Time Designer / IDP Intern

High end residential. Phases: Concept, Schematic, Design Development, bidding and permitting, construction documents, construction oversight. Responsible for all phases of the design process and client / contractor / structural engineering / city historic commission contact.

Oct 2005 - Sep 2007

International Corps of Engineers, Cambridge, MA (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Co-Founder and Principle

Intended to become the "Doctor's Without Borders" for Engineers and Architects, this organization never become fully funded. My experience and time developing this organization was personally rewarding and may become useful again at some point in the future.

Jan 2001 - Jan 2006

Tenderloin Health (formally Continuum), San Francisco, CA, US, Accountant

Non Profit Accounting.

Jan 2004 - Aug 2004

Mellon Financial, Boston, Senior Trust Specialist (finance)

Jul 2000 - May 2003

Brown Brothers Harriman & Co, Boston, MA, Client Account Manager (finance)

Sep 1997 - May 1999

General Contractor, Cambridge, MA, Labourer

Residential construction for a general contractor.

Jan 1998 - Mar 1999


Boston Architectural College (BAC), Boston, MA, US, MArch, Masters Architecture

The BAC is a "concurrent" program: I was fully employed throughout my academic studies.

Sep 2005 - May 2012

Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, Bachelors, Economics

Two years of Mechanical Engineering studies before switching to Economics.

Sep 1992 - Dec 1997

Areas of Specialization